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Full Name: Walter Cunliffe
Normal Position: Half Back
Born: Oct-Dec 1867 (Bradshaw, Bolton) - (approximate)
Died: 04/02/1954 (Southport)

Walter CunliffeBorn near Bolton but moved to Oswaldtwistle as a Boy. In 1893 he joined Peel Bank Rovers FC and gained a reputation as a centre half. Oswaldtwistle Rovers signed him on for the next two seasons and in 1896-97 he was playing for Southport Central. He remained with Central until March 1899 when he had the misfortune to sustain a broken leg. He severed his connection with the Southport on a question of terms. After a winter out of the game he rejoined Oswaldtwistle Rovers and was elected captain




Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1896/1897 2803
1897/1898 2200
1898/1899 2901
1899/1900 2505
Total 104 0 9


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
10/03/1900 LeagueA HORWICH 1 - 0
05/03/1900 Lancashire Senior Cup / SFA BURNLEY 0 - 2
03/03/1900 FriendlyH NELSON 3 - 0
27/02/1900 Rawcliffe Charity CupA PRESTON NORTH END 0 - 0
24/02/1900 LeagueH DARWEN 2 - 1
17/02/1900 LeagueA SOUTH LIVERPOOL 4 - 0
27/01/1900 Lancashire Senior Cup / 2H NEWTON HEATH 1 - 0
20/01/1900 LeagueA EARLESTOWN 2 - 4
13/01/1900 LeagueA DARWEN 0 - 0
08/01/1900 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1 RRH WIGAN COUNTY 5 - 0
02/01/1900 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1 RH WIGAN COUNTY 0 - 0
01/01/1900 LeagueH HORWICH 2 - 1
30/12/1899 LeagueA CHORLEY 1 - 2
26/12/1899 LeagueH WIGAN COUNTY 4 - 1
25/12/1899 LeagueH WHITE STAR WANDERERS 1 - 0
23/12/1899 LeagueA ROCHDALE 2 - 1
20/12/1899 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A WIGAN COUNTY 2 - 2
16/12/1899 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 3
09/12/1899 FA Cup / 5QH CHORLEY 1 - 3
02/12/1899 LeagueA STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 0 - 1
25/11/1899 LeagueH CREWE ALEXANDRA 3 - 0
22/11/1899 FA Cup / 4QRH SOUTH SHORE 4 - 1
18/11/1899 FA Cup / 4QA SOUTH SHORE 1 - 1
11/11/1899 LeagueA BLACKPOOL 4 - 5
04/11/1899 LeagueA MIDDLETON 3 - 0
28/10/1899 FA Cup / 3QA BLACKPOOL 2 - 0
21/10/1899 LeagueH CHORLEY 1 - 1
18/10/1899 Rawcliffe Charity CupA BLACKPOOL 1 - 3
14/10/1899 LeagueH MIDDLETON 2 - 0
07/10/1899 Abandoned/Void GamesA SOUTH SHORE 2 - 2
30/09/1899 FriendlyH ACCRINGTON 4 - 0
23/09/1899 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 1 - 4
19/09/1899 Rawcliffe Charity CupH PRESTON NORTH END 0 - 0
16/09/1899 LeagueH EARLESTOWN 5 - 0
11/09/1899 Rawcliffe Charity CupH CHORLEY 1 - 1
09/09/1899 LeagueA WIGAN COUNTY 0 - 0
02/09/1899 LeagueA HAYDOCK 0 - 2
22/04/1899 FriendlyH CREWE ALEXANDRA 3 - 2
15/04/1899 LeagueH CHORLEY 2 - 2
08/04/1899 LeagueH HALLIWELL ROVERS 1 - 0
03/04/1899 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 4 - 0
01/04/1899 LeagueH ROCHDALE 5 - 1
25/03/1899 LeagueA HORWICH 1 - 0
18/03/1899 FriendlyH PRESTON NORTH END 1 - 7
11/03/1899 LeagueH MIDDLETON 3 - 0
04/03/1899 Rawcliffe Charity CupH WIGAN 0 - 1
25/02/1899 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 1
18/02/1899 Rawcliffe Charity CupH SOUTH SHORE 1 - 0
11/02/1899 LeagueA MIDDLETON 0 - 0
04/02/1899 LeagueH HORWICH 3 - 0
28/01/1899 LeagueA ROCHDALE 1 - 1
21/01/1899 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 4
14/01/1899 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY 2 - 0
07/01/1899 LeagueA STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 1 - 0
02/01/1899 FriendlyH ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 0
31/12/1898 LeagueH ASHTON NORTH END 1 - 1
26/12/1898 LeagueH WIGAN COUNTY 2 - 2
24/12/1898 LeagueA HALLIWELL ROVERS 3 - 0
17/12/1898 LeagueA SOUTH SHORE 1 - 1
15/12/1898 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A BLACKBURN ROVERS 2 - 5
10/12/1898 FA Cup / 5QA SOUTH SHORE 0 - 3
03/12/1898 LeagueA ASHTON NORTH END 2 - 2
26/11/1898 Rawcliffe Charity CupA ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 2
19/11/1898 FA Cup / 4QH WIGAN COUNTY 3 - 1
12/11/1898 LeagueA CHORLEY 1 - 1
05/11/1898 LeagueH CREWE ALEXANDRA 0 - 1
29/10/1898 FA Cup / 3QH NELSON 3 - 0
22/10/1898 Lancashire Senior Cup / Qualifying 2A MIDDLETON 4 - 3
15/10/1898 FA Cup / 2QH TRAWDEN FOREST 3 - 2
12/10/1898 Rawcliffe Charity CupA CHORLEY 1 - 2
06/10/1898 FA Cup / 1QRA BLACKPOOL 2 - 1
01/10/1898 FA Cup / 1QH BLACKPOOL 2 - 2
24/09/1898 LeagueH ROCK FERRY 2 - 0
17/09/1898 FriendlyH HORWICH 3 - 0
10/09/1898 LeagueH SOUTH SHORE 2 - 0
03/09/1898 LeagueA WIGAN COUNTY 4 - 0
01/09/1898 FriendlyA ST HELENS RECREATION 0 - 3
25/04/1898 LeagueA NEW BRIGHTON TOWER 0 - 1
23/04/1898 FriendlyA ST HELENS RECREATION 1 - 3
11/04/1898 LeagueH ASHTON NORTH END 3 - 3
09/04/1898 LeagueH ROCHDALE 2 - 0
08/04/1898 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 1 - 1
02/04/1898 FriendlyA SKERTON 2 - 1
19/02/1898 LeagueH HORWICH 5 - 0
12/02/1898 FriendlyH BLACKBURN ROVERS 1 - 1
05/02/1898 LeagueH MIDDLETON 1 - 2
29/01/1898 LeagueA HORWICH 2 - 1
22/01/1898 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 1 - 2
15/01/1898 LeagueA HALLIWELL ROVERS 2 - 3
07/01/1898 Abandoned/Void GamesA BACUP 2 - 2
03/01/1898 FriendlyH DUMFRIES 8 - 2
01/01/1898 Abandoned/Void GamesH BACUP 3 - 1
27/12/1897 LeagueH WIGAN COUNTY 1 - 1
25/12/1897 LeagueH SOUTH SHORE 6 - 0
11/12/1897 LeagueA MIDDLETON 6 - 3
04/12/1897 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1H PRESTON NORTH END 0 - 4
20/11/1897 LeagueH CLITHEROE 3 - 1
13/11/1897 LeagueA CHORLEY 1 - 5
30/10/1897 FriendlyH BURY 1 - 2
23/10/1897 LeagueA SOUTH SHORE 3 - 0
16/10/1897 FriendlyA ST HELENS RECREATION 2 - 0
09/10/1897 LeagueH CHORLEY 2 - 1
02/10/1897 LeagueH NEW BRIGHTON TOWER 1 - 0
25/09/1897 FA Cup / QH WORKINGTON BLACK DIAMONDS 0 - 2
18/09/1897 LeagueA STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 0 - 4
11/09/1897 LeagueA WIGAN COUNTY 1 - 5
04/09/1897 LeagueH NELSON 2 - 1
01/09/1897 LeagueA NELSON 0 - 2
19/04/1897 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 2 - 1
16/04/1897 LeagueH OLDHAM COUNTY 3 - 0
03/04/1897 LeagueH CHORLEY 3 - 1
31/03/1897 LeagueA CHORLEY 0 - 2
27/03/1897 LeagueH FAIRFIELD 4 - 1
20/03/1897 LeagueA NELSON 3 - 2
13/03/1897 LeagueH SOUTH SHORE 4 - 2
06/03/1897 LeagueA SOUTH SHORE 1 - 4
27/02/1897 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY 6 - 1
20/02/1897 LeagueH WEST MANCHESTER 2 - 1
13/02/1897 LeagueA ASHTON NORTH END 1 - 0
06/02/1897 LeagueH FLEETWOOD RANGERS 3 - 0
30/01/1897 LeagueA FAIRFIELD 4 - 5
16/01/1897 LeagueH HALLIWELL ROVERS 1 - 1
09/01/1897 LeagueA WEST MANCHESTER 1 - 2
02/01/1897 LeagueA HALLIWELL ROVERS 1 - 5
01/01/1897 LeagueH BACUP 4 - 3
26/12/1896 LeagueH CLITHEROE 4 - 0
25/12/1896 LeagueH ROSSENDALE 10 - 0
19/12/1896 FriendlyH LIVERPOOL SOUTH END 3 - 1
12/12/1896 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 1 - 2
05/12/1896 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A PRESTON NORTH END 0 - 6
07/11/1896 LeagueA FLEETWOOD RANGERS 3 - 1
31/10/1896 FA Cup / 2QH WORKINGTON 2 - 0
24/10/1896 Lancashire Senior Cup / Qualifying 2H HALLIWELL ROVERS 3 - 1
17/10/1896 LeagueA ROSSENDALE 10 - 1
10/10/1896 FA Cup / 1QH BLACKBURN PARK ROAD 4 - 2
03/10/1896 LeagueA CLITHEROE 2 - 4
26/09/1896 LeagueA BACUP 0 - 0
12/09/1896 LeagueA OLDHAM COUNTY 3 - 6
05/09/1896 LeagueH NELSON 2 - 3

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
24/02/1900LeagueH DARWEN 2 - 1
26/12/1899LeagueH WIGAN COUNTY 4 - 1
23/12/1899LeagueA ROCHDALE 2 - 1
16/09/1899LeagueH EARLESTOWN 5 - 0
03/04/1899LeagueH STALYBRIDGE ROVERS 4 - 0
09/01/1897LeagueA WEST MANCHESTER 1 - 2
01/01/1897LeagueH BACUP 4 - 3
19/12/1896FriendlyH LIVERPOOL SOUTH END 3 - 1
12/09/1896LeagueA OLDHAM COUNTY 3 - 6
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