Saturday, August 19 – 1922 Herbert Leavey, the ex-Barnsley forward, who lost an English Cup medal through getting his leg broken in a fourth round re-play, has been appointed to the position of coach and trainer to the Eindhoven Club in Holland. It is nine years years since the Dutch team appeared at Anlaby road. […]

Saturday, April 1 – 1922 Bert Leavey (Herbert Leavey), who surprised his many friends at Bradford and Barnsley last season by giving up the player-managership of the Boscombe club to help Portsmouth for a short period, has returned to his former duties, and is acting in the capacity of scout and agent for the Portsmouth […]

Wednesday, March 9 – 1921 Portsmouth have signed on two Boscombe club men, Herbert Leavey, who was formerly with Barnsley, Bradford, and Llanelly, as player coach, and Percy Cherrit, centre forward. (Hull Daily Mail, 09-03-1921)

Thursday, June 3 – 1915 H.J. Leavey (Herbert Leavey), the Bradford wing forward, has joined the Royal Engineers. It will be recalled that he assisted Barnsley when they won the English Cup in 1911-12, and in the third replay with Bradford City in the fourth round (it was not until the fourth time they met […]

Thursday, August 29 – 1912 Barnsley yesterday re-signed Herbert Leavey, their outside left, who sustained a broken leg during the Cup ties last season. The player has made a speedy recovery. (Hull Daily Mail, 30-08-1912)

Wednesday, August 30 – 1911 Barnsley have completed their list of players with the transfer of Herbert Leavey, outside left, of the Liverpool club, which was concluded on Wednesday night. The position was the weakness in the Oakwell combination. He will play against Huddersfield on Saturday. Leavey is twenty two years old, stands 5ft. 8in., […]

Thursday, June 8 – 1911 The Liverpool “Annual” was not well attended – maybe the reasons were to be found in the weather and in the fact that the meeting was fixed so near the holidays. A breeze occurred towards the end of question time, partly, I fear, through the chairman failing to hear what […]

Thursday, May 3 – 1911 The Liverpool Football Club are bent on getting their house in order at the earliest possible moment, and re-signings continue apace, while there is very welcome evidence that the directors are fully alive to every opportunity of strengthening their ranks. Liverpool have a jappy knack of discovering the footballer in […]

Friday, December 30 – 1910 The Liverpool Reserves team to meet Blackpool Reserves at Anfield was selected as follows: – Beeby; Chorlton and Rogers; Scott, Hignett, and Bradley; Speakman, Thompson, Gilligan, Millar, and Leavey. (Evening Express, 30-12-1910)

Monday, December 26 – 1910 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:15. Liverpool – Sunderland 1-2 (0-1). Attendance: 40,000. Referee: Mr. L. Bullimer. Liverpool (2-3-5): Sam Hardy; Ephraim Longworth, Alf West; Robert Robinson, Jim Harrop, Donald Mackinlay; Arthur Goddard, Joe Brough, Sam Boywer, James Stewart, Herbert Leavey. Sunderland (2-3-5): Thomas Allan; Billy Troughear, […]

Saturday, December 24 – 1910 Match: Football League, 1st Division, at Villa Park, kick-off: 14:15. Aston Villa – Liverpool 1-1 (0-1). Attendance: 16,000. Referee: Mr. R. Horrocks (Farnworth). Aston Villa (2-3-5): Billy George; Bert Lyons, John Kearns; George Tranter, Chris Buckley, George Hunter; Charlie Wallace, Joe Walters, Harry Hampton, Joe Bache, Horace Henshall. Liverpool (2-3-5): […]

Saturday, December 3 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Oldham Athletic Reserves 2-0 (2-0). Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Peter Malone; Tom Rogers, Alf West; Ralph Holden, Ernest Peake, James Bradley; James Speakman, Joe Brough, John Macdonald, William Stuart, Herbert Leavey. Oldham Athletic Reserves (2-3-5): Howard Matthews; Jimmy Hodson, James Hamilton; Bunting, Walter […]

Friday, December 2 – 1910 McDonald, the Liverpool winger, will be seen at centre forward in the Liverpool Res. team at Anfield to-morrow, this move being rendered necessary owing to injuries to Gilligan and Orr, and the inclusion of Bowyer in the first team. The Liverpool side against Oldham Athletic Res. will be – Malone; […]

Friday, November 11 – 1910 In the Liverpool Reserves team to meet Preston North End Reserves, at Deepdale, many League “stars” are included, while it is a pleasure to welcome the appearance of Scott, who is to fill the right half position. It will be remembered that this player, of whom very high opinions have […]

Saturday, November 5 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Nelson 3-1 (0-0). Attendance: 3,000. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Gus Beeby; Alf West, Tom Rogers; Barney Dillion, Ernest Peake, Donald Mackinlayø James Speakman, Joe Brough, Sam Gilligan, William Stuart, Herbert Leavey. Nelson (2-3-5): Hurst; Clarkson, Rimmer; Hollis, Thomson, Wolstenhome; Gow, Bennett, Hodgkinson, Burton, […]

Saturday, October 29 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Turf Moor. Burnley Reserves – Liverpool Reserves 3-0 (2-0). Attendance: 5,000. Referee: Mr. T. Lomax (Bolton). Burnley Reserves (2-3-5): Stephen Tillotson; Fred Barron, Tom Bamford; Robert Dodd, Billy Bannister, Hugh Moffatt; John Morley, Dick Lindley, Phil Smith, Charles Bates, Costello. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Gus Beeby; Tom […]

Thursday, October 27 – 1910 The following team was selected last evening to represent Liverpool Reserves against Burnley, at Burnley, tomorrow: – Beeby; Rogers and West; McConnell, Peake, and Mackinlay; Speakman, McDonald, Bowyer, Gilligan, and Leavey. Train leaves Exchange Station at three minutes past eleven. (Liverpool Daily Post, 28-10-1910)

Saturday, October 22 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Chorley 2-2 (2-2). Referee: Mr. C. Quinlan. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Gus Beeby; Tom Rogers, Alf West; Samuel Hignett, John McConnell, Donald MacKinlay; James Speakman, Herbert Leavey, Sam Bowyer, Sam Gilligan, John MacDonald. Chorley (2-3-5): Gaskell; Wareing, Slater; Martin, Mockett, Dalton; Myerscough, Hodgson, […]

Thursday, October 20 – 1910 The Liverpool Reserves team to meet Chorley at Anfield on Saturday was yesterday selected as follows: – Beeby; West and Rogers; Hignett, McConell, and Mackinlay; Speakman, Leavey, Gilligan, Bowyer, and Macdonald. Kick off 3.15 p.m. (Evening Express, 21-10-1910)

Friday, September 30 – 1910 Hardy and Harrop are due to play in the Reserve team at Bolton to-morrow, when the “Reds” oppose the Wanderers in a Lancashire Combination match. The full side is as follows: – Hardy; Rogers and West; Hignett, Harrop, and Mackinlay; Speakman, Leavey, Bowyer, Stuart, and Uren. Train from Exchange station […]

Saturday, September 17 – 1910 Reserves, friendly, at Lance-lane (Wavertree), kick-off: 15:15. Old Xaverians – Liverpool Reserves 2-9 (1-5). Old Xaverians (2-3-5): Lockhart; Evans, Wilcock; Kelly, Heaps, Shae; Kilburn, Sweeney, Lunt, McDowell, Wilson. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Peter Malone; Tom Rogers, Billy Dunlop; Barney Dillon, Sam Hignett, Donald Mackinlay; James Speakman, Herbert Leavey, Connell, Alf Thompson, […]

Saturday, September 10 – 1910 Reserves, Lancashire Combination, at Anfield. Liverpool Reserves – Blackburn Rovers Reserves 1-1 (1-0). Attendance: 3,000. Liverpool Reserves (2-3-5): Peter Malone; Ephraim Longworth, Alf West; Ernest Peake, Sam  Hignett, Donald Mackinlay; James Speakman, Herbert Leavey, Sam Bowyer, William Stuart, Harold Uren. Blackburn Rovers Reserves (2-3-5): Tomlinson; James Johnson, Tom Suttie; James […]

Friday, September 9 – 1910 More interesting experiments are being tried in the Reserve team. Now the Liverpool Club are fortunate in possession two centre half-backs of the first-class in Harrop and Peake, and it has often been remarked what a pity it was that Peake could not adapt himself to one of the wing […]

Sunday, August 28 – 1910 Liverpool had a most excellent season and they are hopeful of still further adding to the reputation of the club this year. They have secured a large number of players. For goal they have the great Sam Hardy, Gus Beeby, and Peter Malone. At back there are Tom Chorlton, Robert […]

Sunday, August 14 – 1910 Liverpool will have the same men who carried the club to second position in the League last season, and with the addition of some first class men are hopeful of going a step higher during the coming campaign, and carrying off the championship. The only player of note to go […]