Tag: Wrexham

Obituary – Cliff Lloyd

Wednesday, January 12 – 2000 Footballer whose biggest victory came after he hung up his boots Cliff Lloyd, who has died aged 83, made a mark in two areas of football – first as a reliable, competent fullback in Fulham’s second division team just after the war, and […]

Edward Fairhurst Adams (Ted Adams) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Ted Adams on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Ted Adams: Born: November 30, 1906: Anfield (Liverpool/Lancashire), in England. Passed away: November 30, 1991: Burnley (Lancashire), in England. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.); Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.). Career: Liverpool schoolboys. Oakmere, 1925. Earle, 1926. Liverpool: Signed: […]

Steve McManaman: What a boy!

December 5, 1990 Lawrie McMenemy yesterday sent a message of hope to England’s aspiring youngsters by naming Liverpool unknown Steve McManaman in his Under-21 side tonight. “It proves you don’t have to be in somebody’s First Division team to earn recognition,” said the England No 2. The tall […]

George Poland – Liverpool Football Club

All articles about George Poland on PlayUpLiverpool. About George Poland: Born: September 21 – 1913, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Passed away: October 6 – 1988, Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales. Position: Goalkeeper. Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.). Weight: 73 kilos (11st. 6lbs.). Career: Swindon Town, 1934. * 1934-35: 0-0 (FL 3S). […]

World ban on English football clubs

Thursday, June 6 – 1985 A world football ban was slapped on English clubs last night because of the Brussels outrage. It covers international club competitions, and friendly games. The ban was announced by football’s world controlling body, FIFA, in Zurich. But it will not apply to England’s […]

Wrexham find inspiration in Shankly

Saturday, April 30 – 1977 Even the intervention of the great Bill Shankly could not provide Wrexham with the spark to overcome Brighton. Wrexham called in former Liverpool boss Shankly to motivate them. But Brighton were the better side in a 0-0 draw. (Daily Mirror, 02-05-1977)

Club-by-Club-directory 1975

Saturday, August 16 – 1975 Liverpool: Admission prices: 65p – £1,30. Summer signings: Joey Jones (Wrexham, £110,000). Transferred: Frank Lane (Notts County, free), Ian McDonald (Mansfield, small fee), Joe James (Southport). Under suspension: None. Manager: Bob Paisley. (Daily Express, 16-08-1975)

Joey Jones to Liverpool

Monday, July 14 – 1975 Wrexham manager John Neal may quit in protest at yesterday’s £110,000 sale of Welsh U23 international defender Joey Jones to Liverpool. Neal said: “The directors went over my head. Now I’ll have to consider if I have any future with the club.” (Daily […]

Wales call new boy Price as more quit

Tuesday, September 30 – 1969 Peter Price, unknown 19-year-old Peterborough striker, seems certain to make his international debut for Wales tomorrow in the Under 23 match against England at Ashton Gate, Bristol. Price and Wrexham wing-half Mickey Evans, 21, were called up last night by the hard-pressed Welsh […]

The men of Anfield…

Saturday, October 19 – 1968 Liverpool are a star team, consisting of star players. Every man wearing the Liverpool colours this afternoon is a player of established reputation, but there has been one departure from the team that opposed us in that Fifth Round FA Cup replay at […]

Liverpool let seven go free

Saturday, May 25 – 1968 Liverpool have given free transfers to seven of their young players and retained 28 professionals, they announced to-day. Among the retained are wing-half Roy Evans, former Bootle and England schoolboy, and winger Dave Wilson, for whom they paid Preston £20,000 18 months ago […]

George Arthur Wynn (George Wynn) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about George Wynn on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About George Wynn: Born: October 14, 1886: Treflach, Oswestry. Passed away: October 28, 1966: Abergele (Denigshire). Position: Inside right. Height: Weight: Career: Pant Glass: 1905. Chirk: 1906. Oswestry United: 1907. Wrexham: 1908. Manchester City: Signed: 1909. Coventry City: 1919. Llandudno Town: […]

Shankly raid Wrexham for duo

Thursday, October 6 – 1966 Liverpool manager Bill Shankly last night paid out £35,000 … for two “unknown” full backs from Wrexham. Stuart Mason, 18, and Peter Wall, 22, are drafted straight into Liverpool reserves at Stoke tomorrow, and Wall has had only three League games for Wrexham […]

Robert Edward Savage (Ted Savage)

All articles about Ted Savage on PlayUpLiverpool. About Ted Savage: Born: February – 1912, in Louth (Lincolnshire), in England. Passed away: January 30 – 1964. Position: Right half. Height: 5 ‘ 10 1/2. Weight: 12 ‘ 9. Career: King Edward Grammar School. Lincoln City, signed, 1928. ** Transferred […]

Wrexham v Liverpool 0-3 (FA Cup match)

Wednesday, January 9 – 1963 Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at The Racecourse Ground, kick-off: 19:00. Wrexham – Liverpool 0-3 (0-1). Attendance: 29,992. Referee: Mr. H. Webb. Wrexham: Ken Simpkins, Peter Jones, Ally McGowan, Ken Barnes, Alan Fox, Tecwyn Jones, Ron Barnes, Arfon Griffiths, Ernie Phythian, Brian Whitehouse, […]

Harold John Uren (Harold Uren) @ PlayUpLiverpool.com

All articles about Harold Uren on PlayUpLiverpool.com. About Harold Uren: “Formerly an amateur, but joined the professional ranks two years ago. A really clever outside left or right. Very speedy, and centres in wonderfully effective fashion.” (Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme, 16-11-1911) Born: August 23, 1885: Clifton, […]

Dave Underwood transferred to Liverpool

Wednesday, December 16 – 1953 Dave Underwood, 22-year-old Watford goalkeeper, was last night transferred to Liverpool, at a record fee for the Watford club of about £7,000. He will play against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday. A little over 6ft., Underwood was described by Mr. Don […]