Player profile

George Pither

George Pither

Birthdate: 24 June 1899
Birthplace: Kew, Surrey, England
Date of death: 3 June 1966
Other clubs: Richmond Wednesday (1914-15), Isleworth Town (1915-21), Brentford (1921-22), Millwall (1922-24), Bristol Rovers (1924-25), Torquay United (1925-26), Merthyr Town (1926), Crewe Alexandra (1928-29), New Brighton (1929-31), Tunbridge Wells Rangers (1931-32), Margate (1932-34)
Bought from: Merthyr Town
Signed for LFC: £500, 24.11.1926
Liverpool debut: 01.01.1927
Last appearance: 25.04.1928
Debut goal: 01.10.1927
Last goal: 01.10.1927
Contract expiry: 26.05.1928
Win ratio: 25% W:3 D:4 L:5
LFC league games/goals: 12 / 1
Total LFC games/goals: 12 / 1

Player profile

Pither had played 16 League matches and scored six goals for Merthyr Town in Third Division South when he joined Liverpool in the first part of the 1926/27 season. He played a dozen matches exclusively as replacement left-winger for the established Fred Hopkin, in the 1926/27 season and 1927/28. Pither's only goal for the club came on the first day of October 1927 when Portsmouth were crushed 8-2 at Anfield with the other scorers being William Devlin with four and Gordon Hodgson who scored a hat-trick. After 18 months at Anfield Pither returned to the third tier of League football with Crewe Alexandra, playing 38 League games and scoring 11 before joining New Brighton in 1929.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 12 0 0 0 0 12
1926-1927 6 0 0 0 0 6
1927-1928 6 0 0 0 0 6

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
3 Leicester City
2 Bolton Wanderers
2 West Ham United
1 Everton
1 Portsmouth
1 Newcastle United
1 Sheffield Wednesday
1 Tottenham
Total Competition
12 League

Goals per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1926-1927 0 0 0 0 0 0
1927-1928 1 0 0 0 0 1

A more detailed look at the player's goalscoring

Total Opponent
1 Portsmouth
Total Competition
1 League
Total Goal minute period
1 16-30 minutes
Total Open play/Penalty
1 Open play

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 01.01.1927 Bolton Wanderers Burnden Park League

Milestone Goals

# Minute Date Against Stadium Competition
1 22 01.10.1927 Portsmouth Anfield League

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