Useful links and resources on the net

Craigleith Art & Design.
Model makers of old sporting venues
(How about a model of Anfield of 1906 or 1946 in your study?).

Always up to date Live Score.
Football Results (Flash Scores)

Online newspaper archives:
The British Newspaper Archives

Historical football websites:
LFCHistory
Blue Correspondent
The Everton Collection

Links to passionate sports and football historians:.
* Established 1884 – The illustrated shirt history of Derby County.
* Badge of Honour – A visual History of the Liverpool Crest.
* Larry Wilson Johnson’s blog “Helltown beer” in honour of Columbus Crew.
* Rick Glanvill’s History of Chelsea F.C.
* David Moen’s excellent Liverpool blog.
* Stu Dean’s Partick Thistle history blog.
* Andy Mitchell’s Scottish Sport History blog.
** Have a read of Mitchell’s “The men who wrote the laws of association football“.
* John Lerwill`s Aston Villa history blog.
* The friends of Clapton F.C.
* Steve Russell’s Queen’s Park Rangers pages.

Other links:
* My colleague Emiliana knows how to make a good football page – check out her favourite Bulgarian team.
* Sven Cahling’s website for team pictures is worth a check out.
* Gary Shaw’s football books  “At the end of the storm” and “On the march with Kenny’s army.”.
* Liverbirds Aalesund, you can also find them on Facebook.
* Liverpool F.C. Supporters Club.
* Kirsty’s Liverpool blog.
Irish Kop.
*
Daniel K. Longman.
* Scottishleague.net.

My findings in other channels:
* Tom Morrison’s “Half backs and the attack“.
* Private detective spying on Aston Villa players.
* Swedish team AIK and their friendly with Liverpool in 1914.
* Manchester United’s first red kit.
* Blackburn Rover’s first kit.
* BNA stories – Bill Shankly.

Do you have a website you want me to promote, please drop me a line.

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  1. ,Hi, My wife,
    Audrey McNaughton, is the daughter of Harry McNaughton, goalkeeper in 1920/21. Do you have any more info about him? I have a photo of the team if anyone is interested.
    Joe Docherty, Edinburgh

    • Hi Joe. Thanks for your comment. I have been looking around my files and this is what I have of Harry:

      Career:
      Heart of Midlothian, signed, March 7, 1919
      St Bernards, signed, September 20, 1919
      Liverpool, transferred, July 6, 1920
      Broxburn Athletic, transferred, October 31, 1921
      Leith Athletic, transferred, July 18, 1924

      Harry played one senior game for LFC, a local derby against Everton at Anfield on October 23, 1920. Liverpool winning 1-0. Liverpool Courier said in its report that “McNaughton only had to handle three shots from Everton in the second period.” You can read about the match here: http://www.lfchistory.net/Articles/Article/3371

      Link to the match programme for the only match Harry played for LFC: http://www.evertoncollection.org.uk/object?id=796%20EFC%2f7%2f35%2f4&p=1&z=1&q=1920#title (the line ups on page 5)

      Harry was at Liverpool at a time when the club had some of best goalkeepers in the world. Up until 1919/20 season Elisha Scott and Kenny Campbell were the goalkeepers. Scott an international for Ireland, and Campbell for Scotland. Campbell was transferred back to Scotland (Partick Thistle) in April 1920, and during the close season LFC signed on McNaughton from the St Bernards club in Edinburgh.

      Now, Scott and McNaughton were professional footballers. Liverpool at the same time also used an amateur goalkeeper with the name of Benjamin Howard Baker. When McNaughton made his debut Elisha Scott was playing an international for Ireland.

      I will keep looking for information about Harry when I go through the newspapers. Liverpool Echo should tell more about him. I am also optimistic some of my history friends can provide some more information.

      Regarding the picture I would love to be able to use that on this website.

      Regards,

      Kjell

      • He started his career at Tolbooth Juveniles before moving to Edinburgh Renton and then the Army. He played just one game for Hearts (don’t have any details for St Bernard’s, Boxburn or Leith).
        He is one of 19 players to have a 100% winning record for Liverpool (excluding players who only made their debut this season).
        There’s a squad picture on the LFChistory site, McNaughton is standing next to Elisha Scott – http://www.lfchistory.net/SeasonArchive/SquadPicture/70

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