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)

McDonald as centre forward

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… Read More ›

Liverpool Reserves v Nelson 3-1

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… Read More ›

Burnley Reserves too strong

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;… Read More ›

Reserves for Burnley trip

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… Read More ›

Liverpool Reserves draw with Chorley

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… Read More ›

Reserves vs. Chorley

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…. Read More ›

Old Xaverians v Liverpool Reserves 2-9

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,… Read More ›

Points shared at Anfield

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… Read More ›


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