Fri 07 Dec 2018 12:25

There are three items to view on this page - a brief History, a view of our club from a specific part of the ground! and a poignant remembrance of the fallen in the Great War.

A Brief History

Waterloo Football Club is based at St Anthony's Road, Blundellsands, Crosby in the north of Liverpool. 2006/7 will be its 124th season, having been founded in 1882 by brothers Sidney and Harry Hall and George Abercrombie. From 1882 until 1884 the club was known as Serpentine after the road near it's original ground. In 1884 a dispute prompted a relocation to Waterloo and so the club's name was changed. The club returned to the Blundellsands area in 1892 and has remained there ever since.

Formerly nicknamed 'The Drummers' they play in myrtle green, white and scarlet hooped shirts, green shorts and green socks. Their badge features a Lancastrian red rose with a black griffin in the centre.

Former players include Dick Greenwood, Ben Kay, Will Greenwood, Andy Titterrell, Watcyn Thomas, Kyran Bracken, Austin Healey, and Paul Grayson.

The full list of Waterloo players to earn international caps is as follows :

England: Alan Ashcroft 1956-59, Jasper Bartlett 1951, Reg Bazley 1952-55, N.O. Bennet 1948, Eric Bole 1946, John Cain 1950, Roy Foulds 1929, Dick Greenwood 1966-69, Dicky Guest 1939-49, Jack Heaton 1935-47, Chris Jennins 1967, Roy Leyland 1935, Humphrey Luya 1948-49, Graham Meikle 1934, Steve Meikle 1929, Joe Periton 1925-30, Sam Perry 1948, Gordon Rimmer 1949-54, Jim Syddall 1982-84, Peter Thompson 1959, Bert Toft 1936-39, Dick Uren 1948-50, Harold Uren 1946, Jack Wallens 1927, Bob Weighill 1947-48.

Ireland: Robin Godfrey 1954.

Scotland: Alistair Fisher 1947, Colin Fisher 1975-76, Jackie McArthur 1932, Sammy McQueen 1923, Allan Roy 1939, J.W. Scott 1928-30.

Wales: Raymond Bark-Jones 1933, Watcyn Thomas 1931-33.

Canada: Ander Monroe, 2006

USA: Chad Erskine 2006

A sideways look at Waterloo from 2013

A view from Boozers' Bank

World War 1 Commemoration

Please click here to download the slide show that illuminates the lives of some of our fallen in the Great War.

If you are unable to hear the attached music and would like to, please drop a blank CD-R into the office for the attention of Pete Cureton.  He will copy the file for you.

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