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LIVERPOOL PLAYERS' DIRECTORY 1892 TO 2011

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The

LIVERPOOL PLAYERS' DIRECTORY 1892 TO 2011

COMPILED & EDITED BY

CHETAN MURARJI
2nd YEAR
CM Trading England

The LIVERPOOL PLAYERS' DIRECTORY 1892 TO 2011

Copyright Chetan Murarji 2011 All rights reserved. The moral right of the author has been asserted. First Published in Great Britain by CM Trading England in July 2011. This edition published July 2011. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission of the publisher and/or author.

Whilst every care has been taken in compiling these statistics, they ultimately cannot be guaranteed for accuracy. If there are any discrepancies, errors or omissions, I would greatly appreciate it if you could contact me, through the publishers, at publishing@cmtradingengland.com

Design and Layout Copyright Chetan Murarji 2011

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For the 96 and the 39

You'll Never Walk Alone 15 April 1989 Hillsborough

Heysel 29 May 1985 In Memoria e Amicizia

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Contents
Acknowledgements Qualifications for entry into the Directory Key and Format to the Directory Section Liverpool FC Medal Abbreviations Page Page Page Page 007 007 008 009

The Players' Directory A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U, V W X, Y, Z


Trialists Not Taken On at Liverpool FC

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011 024 060 090 110 116 132 153 187 190 204 221 241 291 299 307 331 332 355 387 401 404 431 434

Top 20 Appearances and Goals FIFA Country Codes Non FIFA Member Codes used by FIFA or Confederations Obsolete Country Codes Bibliography

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Acknowledgements
Once again, my most sincere thanks go to every single source mentioned in the Bibliography of this book, to which I referred to, whilst compiling this Directory, especially the following two excellent websites: LFCHistory.net http://www.lfchistory.net/ Liverweb.org.uk http://liverweb.org.uk/

YNWA Chetan Murarji, July 2011

Qualifications for entry into the Directory


There are two ways in which a player gains entry into this directory: 1) He has appeared on a team sheet for Liverpool FC in the following: Peacetime First Team Competitive Matches (either in the starting XI or as a used substitute/unused substitute) Peacetime Reserve Team Competitive Matches (ditto) Peacetime Youth Team Competitive Matches (ditto) Wartime First Team Competitive Matches (ditto) 2) He has appeared on the end of season squad list or has been mentioned as having been registered at Liverpool FC in any playing capacity, in one or more of the publications/sources listed in the Bibliography of this book.

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Key and Format to the Directory Section


Current Liverpool FC player Former Liverpool FC player/trialist, active at another club Retired, unattached or inactive former Liverpool FC player/trialist Former Liverpool FC war time guest player Main & Other Given Names 'Name Known By' Nickname MAIN & OTHER FAMILY NAMES LFC Total App/Gls

Playing position or positions (if known) Height & Weight (if known) Date and place of birth (if known) Date and place of death (if known) Career International and Representative Honours, including FIFA Country Code and official & unofficial match app/gls (International Medals in brackets) Liverpool FC First Team Medals and years received (runners up medals in brackets) see page 9 for abbreviations Playing Career Date to-from (dd/mm/yyyy) Full Club Name/Registration holder (registration status) Where the exact constituents of the date are not known, they are shown using zeros. *: incomplete or missing app/gls data Player Registration Status amateur (signed as a formal amateur) apprentice (signed on a formal apprenticeship) associated schoolboy (signed as a formal schoolboy) junior (see youth) loan (temporary transfer of registration) non contract (signed on a non written contract) pca (pre contract agreement) professional (signed on a full time written contract) League Other War/Indoor App/Gls App/Gls App/Gls

-: player and/or club not registered to take part in competition

reserve (exact status unknown but appeared in the reserves) scholar (signed on a formal scholarship) semi professional (signed on a part time written contract) signed (exact status unknown) trainee (signed on a formal traineeship) trial (signed on a formal trial or training period) war guest (temporary registration during wartime) youth (signed on as a youth/junior without a formal apprenticeship/scholarship/traineeship or exact youth status unknown)

League Appearances and Goals Official first team peacetime competitive appearances/goals in the top 4 Levels of League football as prescribed by the National Association the club plays League football in (or Professional Leagues only where there are not 4 Levels of Professional Leagues) excluding League play off matches. Other Appearances and Goals All other official first team peacetime competitive appearances/goals that do not qualify for the League category including League play off matches. War Appearances and Goals 'Unofficial' wartime first team competitive appearances/goals. Indoor Appearances and Goals First team peacetime competitive appearances/goals in the separate sport of 'Indoor Football'. Total LFC Appearances and Goals exclude War Appearances and Goals. Players are listed in the Directory in alphabetic order by main family name. Player names are organised in the conventional name order that applies for that players nationality. All appearances include starting appearances plus substitute appearances and all goals exclude goals scored in penalty shoot outs. All appearances and goals totals are up to and including 31 July 2011, 23:59 GBR BST (22:59 UTC).
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Liverpool FC Medal Abbreviations


This is a list of Liverpool FC first team medal abbreviations used in the Directory. Runners up medals in brackets. No medals are awarded at all for Football League Test Matches. Qualification for FAPL, FLDO, FLDT and LFLG medals as follows 1892/93 to 1984/85: Minimum rd of appearances of total League matches per League season 1985/86 to date: Minimum 10 appearances per League season Abbrv Competition Year FCWC FIFA Club World Championship (2005) UCES UEFA/CONMEBOL Europe/South America Cup (1981, 1984)

UECL UEFA Champions League UECC UEFA Champion Clubs' Cup

2005 (2007) 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984 (1985) (1966) 1973, 1976, 2001 1977, 2001, 2005 (1978, 1985)

UCWC UEFA Cup Winners' Cup UEFC UEFA Cup UESC UEFA Super Cup

FAPL Football Association Premier League FLDO Football League Division One

(2002, 2009) 1901, 1906, 1922, 1923, 1947, 1964, 1966, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990 (1899, 1910, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991) 1965, 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992, 2001, 2006 (1914, 1950, 1971, 1977, 1988, 1996) 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2001, 2003 (1978, 1987, 2005)

FACC Football Association Challenge Cup

FLCP Football League Cup

FLDT Football League Division Two FACM Football Association Community Shield FACH Football Association Charity Shield *Shield shared

1894, 1896, 1905, 1962 2006 (2002) 1964*, 1965*, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1977*, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986*, 1988, 1989, 1990*, 2001 (1922, 1971, 1983, 1984, 1992) 1986 1894, 1896 (1895)

FLSC

Football League Super Cup

FLTM Football League Test Matches

LFLG Lancashire Football League SLCH Sheriff of London Charity Shield

1893 1906

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Alan A'COURT Outside left 5ft8in & 10st7lb b.30/09/1934 Rainhill, ENG d.14/12/2009 Nantwich, ENG ENG A:5/1, U23:9/2; Football League XI:2/2; England XI:1/1; Football Association XI:6/2 FLDT 1962 Playing Career League 00/00/0000-00/08/1950 Liverpool County Schools (schoolboy) 00/08/1950-00/07/1951 Precot Celtic FC (amateur) 00/07/1951-24/09/1952 Prescot Cables FC (amateur) 24/09/1952-00/10/1964 Liverpool FC (professional) 354/61 00/10/1964-00/07/1966 Tranmere Rovers FC (transfer 4,500) 50/11 00/07/1966-00/10/1968 Norwich City FC (transfer) 0/0 Malek ABDO b.00/00/1996 Playing Career 00/00/2010-00/00/2010 Liverpool FC (trial) 00/00/2010-00/00/2011 Liverpool FC (youth) Gary Ian ABLETT Defender 6ft2in & 12st7lb b.19/11/1965 Liverpool, ENG ENG B:1/0, U21:1/0 FLDO 1988, 1990 (1989, 1991); FACC 1989 (1988); FACH 1988, 1989, 1990 Playing Career 00/10/1981-00/06/1982 Liverpool FC (associated schoolboy) 00/06/1982-19/11/1983 Liverpool FC (apprentice) 19/11/1983-13/01/1992 Liverpool FC (professional) 25/01/1985-25/03/1985 Derby County FC (loan) 10/09/1986-10/10/1986 Hull City AFC (loan) 13/01/1992-21/06/1996 Everton FC (transfer 750,000) 01/03/1996-31/05/1996 Sheffield United FC (loan) 21/06/1996-31/12/1999 Birmingham City FC (transfer 390,000) 31/12/1999-00/01/2000 Scunthorpe United FC (trial) 07/01/2000-31/05/2000 Blackpool FC (out of contract) 17/06/2000-31/08/2002 A League - Long Island Rough Riders, USA (out of contract) 26/02/2002-00/03/2002 Grimsby Town FC (trial) Nathan ABRAHAM b.00/00/1997 Liverpool, ENG Playing Career 00/00/2010-00/00/2011 Liverpool FC (youth) George ACKERLEY Inside left b. 00/00/1888 West Derby, Liverpool, ENG Playing Career 00/00/1908-00/00/1909 Liverpool FC (signed) 00/00/1909-00/00/1910 Leeds City FC (transfer) 381/63 Other * * 27/2 4/0 0/0 0/0 League Other 147/1

League 109/1 6/0 5/0 128/5 12/0 104/1 10/1 21/2 -

Other 38/0 2/0 0/0 28/1 0/0 20/1 2/0 * 0/0

League Other 0/0 d. 00/00/0000 League Other 0/0 0/0 2/0 0/0

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Charles Graham 'Charlie' ADAM Midfielder 6ft1in & 13st0lb b.10/12/1985 Dundee, SCO SCO A:11/0, B:1/0 Playing Career 00/00/1999-23/01/2003 Dundee FC, SCO (youth) 23/01/2003-08/05/2004 Rangers FC, SCO (professional) 31/08/2004-31/05/2005 Ross County FC, SCO (loan) 31/08/2005-08/05/2006 St Mirren FC, SCO (loan) 02/02/2009-01/06/2009 Blackpool FC, SCO (loan) 04/08/2009-07/07/2011 Blackpool FC (transfer 500,000+850,000 07/07/2011) 07/07/2011-00/00/0000 Liverpool FC (transfer 7,000,000)
NB: The 7 million transfer fee paid by Liverpool FC could rise to 8.5 million dependent on performance.

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League 60/13 11/2 29/5 13/2 78/28 0/0

Other 26/5 4/0 8/4 0/0 10/6 0/0 0/0

Edward Fairclough 'Ted' ADAMS Goalkeeper b.30/11/1906 Anfield, Liverpool, ENG d.00/00/1991 Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Oakmere FC (professional) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Earle FC (transfer) 00/00/1927-00/00/1928 Liverpool FC (transfer) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Burscough Rangers FC (transfer) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Manchester Central FC (transfer) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Connahs Quay & Shotton FC (transfer) 00/00/1931-00/00/1932 Barrow AFC (transfer) 00/00/1932-00/00/1935 Wrexham AFC (transfer) 00/00/1935-00/00/1936 Southport FC (transfer) 00/00/1936-00/00/1940 Burnley FC (transfer) Nigel Howard ADKINS Goalkeeper 5ft11in & 12st7lb b.11/03/1965 Birkenhead, ENG ENG Sch:* Playing Career 00/00/1981-00/00/1982 Liverpool FC (apprentice) 00/00/1982-10/03/1983 Tranmere Rovers FC (apprentice) 10/03/1983-01/08/1986 Tranmere Rovers FC (professional) 01/08/1986-00/06/1992 Wigan Athletic FC (transfer 3,000) 00/06/1992-06/11/1996 Bangor City FC, WAL (signed) 06/11/1996-00/05/1997 Scunthorpe United FC (registered as a player from manager) ADORJN Krisztin Midfielder b.19/01/1993 Budapest, HUN HUN U17:5/1 Playing Career 00/00/2008-06/08/2010 Sndor Kroly Akadmia (MTK Hungria), Agard, HUN (scholar) 00/00/2008-00/00/2008 Liverpool FC (trial) 00/07/2009-00/07/2009 Liverpool FC (trial) 00/07/2009-06/08/2010 Liverpool FC (loan) 06/08/2010-00/00/0000 Liverpool FC (scholar) Lionel AGBODJAN b.00/00/1994 Playing Career 00/00/2010-00/00/2011 Liverpool FC (youth)

League 0/0 0/0 87/0 13/0 113/0

Other * * 0/0 * * * 0/0 2/0 1/0 7/0 0/0

League 86/0 155/0 95/0 0/0

Other 18/0 24/0 * 0/0 0/0

League -

Other 0/0

League Other -

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Daniel Munthe AGGER Defender 6ft3in & 12st6lb b.12/12/1984 Hvidovre, DEN DEN A:40/4, U21:10/3, U20:9/1 UECL (2007); FAPL (2009); FACM 2006 Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/00/1996 Rosenhj Boldklubb, DEN (youth) 00/00/1996-01/07/2004 Brndbyernes Idrtsforening, DEN (youth) 01/07/2004-12/01/2006 Brndbyernes Idrtsforening, DEN (professional) 12/01/2006Liverpool FC (transfer 5,800,000) David Edward AGGER b.00/00/0000 Playing Career 00/00/1988-00/00/1989 Liverpool FC (associated schoolboy) George Edward AINSLEY Centre forward 5ft11in & 82kg b.15/04/1915 South Shields, County Durham, ENG d.00/04/1985 Leeds, ENG Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/04/1932 South Shields St Andrews FC (amateur) 00/04/1932-00/08/1936 Sunderland AFC (professional) 00/08/1936-00/12/1936 Bolton Wanderers (transfer 2,500) 00/12/1936-00/11/1947 Leeds United AFC (transfer) 00/00/1939-00/00/1941 Blackpool FC (war guest) 00/00/1941-00/00/1942 Huddersfield Town AFC (war guest) 00/00/1941-00/00/1942 Liverpool FC (war guest) 00/00/1942-00/00/1943 Southport FC (war guest) 00/00/1943-00/00/1944 Bradford AFC, Park Avenue (war guest) 00/11/1947-00/00/1949 Bradford AFC, Park Avenue (transfer) Jeffrey T AINSWORTH Defender 5ft9in & 11st7lb b.00/00/1957 Liverpool, ENG Playing Career 00/07/1975-00/00/1976 Liverpool FC (apprentice) 00/00/1976-00/09/1980 Liverpool FC (professional) 00/00/1984-00/00/1985 Penrith City, AUS (signed) 00/00/1986-00/00/1986 Blacktown City, AUS (transfer) 00/00/1988-00/00/1988 Wollongong City, AUS (signed) Andrew Liddell AITKEN Goalkeeper 5ft9in & 11st2lb b.25/08/1909 Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG Playing Career 00/08/1927-15/03/1930 Wallsend FC (signed) 15/03/1930-00/04/1931 Liverpool FC (signed) 00/04/1931-00/00/0000 Mickley FC (signed) 00/00/0000-00/03/1936 Newburn Athletic FC (signed) 00/03/1936-00/05/1936 Hartlepools United FC (signed)

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League 34/5 93/3

Other 15/0 43/4 0/0

League Other -

League 4/0 7/0 91/30 44/29

Other 0/0 0/0 6/3 3/1

War

64/35 8/4 1/0 10/5 9/10 29/27

0/0

League 0/0 37/3 19/1 21/4

Other 0/0 * * * 1/0

d.00/10/1984 Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG League Other * 1/0 0/0 * * 1/0 0/0

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Astrit AJDAREVI Midfielder/Forward 1.90m & 85kg b.20/09/1990 Pristina, Kosovo, Serbia, YUG SWE U21:2/0, U19:13/2, U17:15/6 Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Rinia Idrtsforening, SWE (youth) 01/01/2006-11/01/2007 Falkenbergs Fotbollfrening, SWE (youth) 05/12/2006-00/12/2006 Liverpool FC (trial) 11/01/2007-30/06/2009 Liverpool FC (transfer 750,000 & professional) 00/07/2008-00/07/2008 Nijmegen Eendracht Combinatie, NED (trial) 00/12/2008-00/12/2008 Blackburn Rovers FC (trial) 00/01/2009-00/03/2009 Leicester City FC (trial) 26/03/2009-25/05/2009 Leicester City FC (loan) 30/06/2009-17/05/2010 Leicester City FC (free transfer) 25/03/2001-10/05/2010 Hereford United FC (loan) 00/06/2010-27/07/2010 rebro Sportklubb, SWE (trial) 27/07/2010-12/11/2010 rebro Sportklubb, SWE (out of contract) 12/11/2010-00/00/0000 Idrottsfreningen Kamraterna Norrkping, SWE (signed) Norman Ernest 'Norrie' ALDEN Inside right 5ft9in & 11st8lb b.03/11/1909 Caerphilly, WAL Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Llanbradach Colliery, WAL (youth) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Mount Carmel FC, WAL (junior) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Merthyr Town FC, WAL (amateur) 12/12/1933-06/05/1935 Liverpool FC (professional) 06/05/1935-10/07/1936 Oldham Athletic AFC (transfer) 10/07/1936-21/07/1937 Southport FC (transfer) 21/07/1937-00/00/0000 Hereford United FC (transfer)

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League 5/0 0/0 5/0 0/0 1/0 13/5 18/3

Other 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0

d.22/12/1980 Hereford, ENG League 0/0 1/0 7/2 -

Other * 0/0 0/0 0/0 * 104/63

John William ALDRIDGE Forward 5ft11in & 12st3lb b.18/09/1958 Liverpool, ENG IRL A:69/19 FLDO 1988 (1987, 1989); FACC 1989 (1988); FACH 1988, 1989 Playing Career 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Liverpool FC (trial) 00/00/0000-00/00/0000 Liverpool FC (trial) 00/00/1978-02/05/1979 South Liverpool FC (amateur) 02/05/1979-21/03/1984 Newport County FC (transfer 3,500 & professional) 21/03/1984-27/01/1987 Oxford United FC (transfer 78,000) 27/01/1987-01/09/1989 Liverpool FC (transfer 750,000) 01/09/1989-11/07/1991 Real Sociedad de Ftbol, ESP (transfer 1,100,000) 11/07/1991-31/05/1998 Tranmere Rovers FC (transfer 250,000)

League 170/69 114/72 83/50 63/33 242/138

Other * 28/14 27/18 21/13 12/7 52/36

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