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Sunday, February 25, 2007


Matt McQueen: Player and Manager (1923-28)

Honours: 1 LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP 1922-23*
* Took over as manager near end of season with Liverpool already top of the League.

Matt McQueen had played 150 times for Liverpool after coming to Anfield in 1892 as one of the original 'Team of the Macs'. He was probably the greatest 'all-rounder' the Club has and will, ever know. In his time at Anfield he played in every single position from 1 to 11, with
49 of his appearances being as a very creditable goalkeeper.


On his retirement as a player he became a referee and in 1918 was appointed a Liverpool director. He then stepped into the managerial hot seat when David Ashworth resigned and kept Liverpool on course for the 1922-23 League Championship.

Whilst on a scouting mission to Sheffield McQueen was involved in a road accident and he lost a leg. His health remained poor finally leading to his retirement in February 1928, although he kept strong links with the club. For many years afterwards he could often be seen sitting outside his no 32 Kemlyn Road house resting his artificial leg and welcoming the Liverpool Supporters as they arrived. His house now forms part of the site of the present Centenary Stand car park.

Apart from securing a valuable Championship title for the Club, he was also responsible for signing the legendary Gordon Hodgson for Liverpool - one of the highlights of the inter-war years at Anfield.

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