On This Day

Past players, managers, matches and news
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 8th
Born On This Day

1939 - Barry Hartle

Died On This Day
1967 - George Parkin

Transfers on this Day
1969 - Keith Pring From NOTTS COUNTY
1969 - Bobby Wraith From CELTIC
2011 - Michael Ordish From UNATTACHED
2011 - Matt Nemes From UNATTACHED
2011 - Russell Benjamin From ROCHDALE

On this Day in
1945 - Jimmy Gemmel appointed player-coach
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 9th
Born On This Day

1899 - Fred Barton
1915 - Tom Swinburne
1957 - John Gerrard
1979 - Lee Furlong
2000 - Lewis Doyle
2003 - Edvards Servuts

Died On This Day
1994 - Kenny Banks
1999 - Bill Bradbury

Transfers on this Day
1967 -John Johnson From BOLTON WANDERERS
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 10th
Born On This Day

1920 - Walker Grimsditch
1922 - Hubert Evans
1929 - Tommy Williams
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 11th
Born On This Day

1916 - Alic Grant
1995 - Ben Davies

Died On This Day
1985 - Alec Atherton

Transfers on this Day
1977 - Phil Ashworth From WORKINGTON
1977 - Gary Cooper From ROCHDALE
2012 - Darren Stephenson From BRADFORD CITY (Free Transfer)
2015 - Courtney Cameron From UNATTACHED
2015 - Liam Nolan From UNATTACHED
2015 - Mike Phenix From BARNSLEY (Loan)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

Thursday 12th
Born On This Day

1907 - George Wyness
1934 - Terry Tighe
1969 - Tony Abrahams
1992 - Alex McMilan
1993 - Max Crocombe

Died On This Day
1953 - George Lydon
1961 - Archie Livingstone
1989 - Dave Hill

Transfers on this Day
1976 - Geoff Twentyman From UNATTACHED
2019 - Dion Charles Joins ACCRINGTON STANLEY (Undisclosed)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 13th
Born On This Day

1944 - Kevin Thomas
1945 - Les Barratt
1965 - Dave Massett
1970 - Chris Sharratt
1992 - Josh Langley

Died On This Day
1967 - Tommy White
2018 - Fred Leeder

Transfers on this Day
2010 - Daniel Lloyd-McGoldrick Joins SKELMERSDALE UNITED (Loan)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 14th
Born On This Day

1905 - Harry Banner
1948 - Paul Crossley
1956 - Andy King
1968 - Andy Doyle

Died On This Day
2000 - Harry Kinsell
2012 - Brian Green
2013 - Derek Edmonds

Transfers on this Day
1974 - John Foy From ORMSKIRK & DISTRICT

August 15th
Born On This Day

1976 - Andy Cavanagh
1982 - Peter Wright
1990 - Daniel Walker
1996 - Callum Burton

Died On This Day
1935 - Emmanuel Pickering
1973 - Bill Birkett
2010 - Ian Kendall

Transfers on this Day
1973 - Steve Ingle From STOCKPORT COUNTY (3 month trial)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 16th
Born On This Day

1942 - Tony Jackson

Died On This Day
1974 - Jimmy Murphy
1978 - Bobby Turner
1999 - Jackie Grant

Transfers on this Day
1968 - Malcolm Russell From HALIFAX TOWN (6600)
1978 - Chris Kisby From UNATTACHED
1978 - Dave Wignall From UNATTACHED
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 17th
Born On This Day

1899 - Idwal Davies
1905 - Billy Baker
1956 - Dave Jones
1958 - Steve Skeete
1977 - Tony Blythe
1991 - Zac Aley
1991 - Daniel Lloyd-Weston
1999 - Doug Tharme

Died On This Day
1985 - Walt Palmer
1986 - Ben Twell
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

From 1st September "On This Day" articles will be posted each day on the FPA website.
As usual they will include Births, Deaths and Transfers but will also include memorable/key games, notable events and where available highlights.

When visiting the FPA website you can choose to be notified via your web browser of any new posts but the articles will be shared automatically to the FPA Facebook and Twitter accounts also so to make sure you don't miss anything please like/follow our social media pages and share/retweet anything you like.

Thanks.
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 18th
Born On This Day

1899 - Johnny Morgan
1919 - Dick Spivey
1974 - Jon Kenworthy

Died On This Day
2005 - Wally Taylor
2016 - Ron Cairns

Transfers on this Day
1966 - Eric Redrobe From BOLTON WANDERERS
1975 - Bobby Sibbald From N/A (Return from USA)
1975 - Alan Jones From N/A (Return from USA)
1975 - Paul 'Ace' Farrell From YOUTH
2017 - Kaiman Anderson Joins NANTWICH TOWN (Loan)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 19th
Born On This Day

1935 - Ray Gryba
1966 - Joe Fowler

Died On This Day

2006 - Willie Robertson

On This day in
1967 - First ever game in the third tier, at Mansfield Town
1978 - First game after exiting the Football League, away at South Liverpool
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 20th
Born On This Day

1888 - Harry Welfare
1979 - Bradley Cullen
1989 - Dean Winnard

Died On This Day
1956 - Jack Sibbald
1970 - Len Appleton

Transfers on this Day
1931 - Ben Twell Joins NEW BRIGHTON
1933 - Matt Middleton Joins SUNDERLAND (Large Fee)
2011 - Leon Osborne From BRADFORD CITY (Loan)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 21st
Born On This Day

1928 - Dick Taylor
1961 - Frank Gamble

Died On This Day
1977 - Colin Beardshaw

Transfers on this Day
1947 - Jack Westby From LIVERPOOL
1974 - Johnny Martin From WORKINGTON (5000)
2018 - Elliot Osborne Joins STOCKPORT COUNTY (Loan)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 22nd
Born On This Day

1910 - Wilf Aspinall
1923 - Tommy Mycock
1927 - Jimmy Cookson

Died On This Day
1985 - Bill Delea
2018 - Eric Parkinson

Transfers on this Day
1895 - John Cadwell
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 23rd
Born On This Day

1944 - Eric Redrobe
1959 - Kevin Mooney
1960 - Dave Barnett

Transfers on this Day
1963 - Terry Tighe From CREWE ALEXANDRA
1965 - Fred Molyneux From LIVERPOOL
1973 - Tommy O'Neil From MANCHESTER UNITED (Free)
1973 - Ralph Wright From BOLTON WANDERERS (Free)
2016 - Craig Stanley From LINCOLN CITY (Loan)
2018 - Reagan Ogle From ACCRINGTON STANLEY (Loan)

On this day in

1958 - First fourth division game at Haig Avenue
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 24th
Born On This Day

1902 - Nai Richards
1936 - George Harris
1954 - John Lawler
1959 - Reggie McGuire
1969 - Lee Cooper

Died On This Day
1966 - Jimmy Mulligan

Transfers on this Day
2013 - Brice Irie-Bi From BLACKPOOL (Free Transfer)
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

August 25th
Born On This Day

1911 - Ted Kirtley
1933 - Bill Dodd
1958 - John Brady
1975 - Dave Rogers

Died On This Day
1950 - Roland Orrell

Transfers on this Day
2016 - Callum Howe From LINCOLN CITY (Loan)
2017 - Chris Sang From BURY (Loan)
Stratford Excile
----------
----------
Posts: 40
Joined: Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:18 pm

Re: On This Day

Post by Stratford Excile »

What has happened to this item?

Really enjoyed perusing it every day-so interesting and nostalgic.
User avatar
SfcFPA
----------
----------
Posts: 362
Joined: Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:08 am

Re: On This Day

Post by SfcFPA »

Nothing has happened per se...articles are being posted every day on the FPA website (plus auto posted to Facebook and Twitter) starting from tomorrow with a bit more detail.

Glad someone's enjoying them.
Post Reply