Herbert leavey

Scounting for Pompey

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… Read More ›

Ex-Liverpool player joins 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)

Leavey to the Royal Engineers

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… Read More ›

Bert Leavey re-signed by Barnsley

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)

Herbert Leavey leaves Liverpool

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… Read More ›

From Gainsborough with Lowe

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… Read More ›

Reserves for Blackpool clash

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)

Liverpool lose at Anfield

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… Read More ›


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