Liverpool Picturebook is fortunate to be able to host a number of photographs from the Merseyside amateur football league including a selection of images of Liverpool amateur football referees. The photographs are from the personal collection of Billy Flanagan.
Billy recently sent me some additional images from an event at the Liverpool Adelphi Hotel, he tells us...
Liverpool County Football Association celebrated their Centenary Dinner at the Liverpool Adelphi Hotel on Friday 26th November 1982.
In attendance were The Lord Mayor Stanley Airey, Lady Mayors, Football Association Secretary Ted Croker, Sports Minister Neil Macfarlane, Liverpool County Chaiman Jack Allen, County Secretary Syd Rudd, Assistant Secretary Arthur Derbyshire. County Treasurer Doug Bell, and all their Council Members and their guests.
As well as League Secretary's, Club Secretary's and Referee's were invited. There were speeches on the night from, The Lord Mayor, Sports Minister, Football Association, Liverpool County Football Association.
Liverpool County Football Association thanked everyone who attended the evening,and also Adelphi Hotel for a great evening enjoyed by everyone.
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|Guests arrived with John Lawson (Far Right)|
|Guests arriving at the Adelphi Hotel|
|Jack Allan (Right) Welcoming Guests at the Adelphi Hotel|
|Jack Allen County F.A. Chairman|
|Jack Search, Stanley Airey, Norman Dainty|
|Norman Dainty Council Member|
|Arthur Jones Referee Secretary getting his|
reward from Norman Dainty
|Arthur Jones Referee Secretary|
|Ted Croker F.A.Secretary|
|Dave Horlick (JNR) Getting his reward|
from Norman Dainty
|Dave Horlick (SNR) getting his award at the|
Liverpool County F.A. Head Quarters
|Doug Bell (County Treasurer) (First Left) with|
Sir Philip Carter (Everton F.C. Chairman)
|Lord Mayor Stanley Airey with Jack Allen|
|Lord Mayor Stanley Airey, Sports Minister Neil Macfarlane, |
County President Jack Allen. F.A Secretary Ted Croker (Far Right)
|Lord Mayor Stanley Airey|
|Neil Macfarlane Sports Minister|
|F.A.Secretary Ted Croker and F.A. County Secretary Syd Rudd|
Sports Minister Neil Macfarlane, F.A.County President
Jack Allen. F.A. Secretary Ted Croker.
|Syd Rudd and Jack Allen having a chat with some guests|
|Syd Rudd County F.A. Secretary|
|Syd Rudd, Jack Search, Jack Allen|
|Lady Mayoress with Norman Dainty Council Member|
F.A. Secretary Ted Croker, F.A. County Secretary Syd Rudd,
Lord Mayor Stanley Airey F.A. County President Jack Allen.
|Council Members Late 60s|
|Council Members Late 70s|
|Liverpool County F.A. Menu for that evening in 1982|
|Goal No 1|
|Goal No 2|
|Goal No 3|
|Chairmam of the F.A. presents F.A.Youth Cup to the|
Captain of Liverpool County F.A
|Graham Kelly FA. Secretary greets players from|
Liverpool County F.A. Smiles all round
|Liverpool County F.A. Rep Team and Coaches in 1995|
Winners of the F.A. Youth Cup played at Burscough F.C.L
|Liverpool County F.A. Rep Team in the 60s|
|Liverpool County F.A. Rep Team in the 70s.|
|Liverpool County F.A. Rep Team in the 70s|
|Liverpool County F.A. Rep Team in the late 60s|