Goalkeeper Andrew Aitken made his one and only Liverpool appearance in a 3-3 draw away to Blackburn Rovers on 27 December 1930. Arthur Riley was Liverpool's main keeper at the time and Aitken had virtually no chance of establishing himself as the legendary Elisha Scott was Riley's understudy. Aitken's Anfield career was cut short when he broke his leg in a 6-1 loss against Stockport County's reserves on 4 April 1931. He returned to amateur football after he left Liverpool, but got back into the League scene with third division north's…
McNab was a real hard nut, whose idea of getting ready for a match was to have a couple of pints of Guinness. In one match at Newcastle, which got a bit out of hand, McNab was sent off for throwing a handful of mud at another player and he was followed to the dressing room by Wadsworth a few minutes later.
While the two of them were bemoaning their luck, there was a knock on the dressing room door. 'Who is it?', asked McNab, and was told it was one of the club's directors. 'Bloody hell, has the ref started to send the directors off now?', came McNab's response.
Anfield | Tuesday 19 Feb 2019
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