Berry Nieuwenhuys

Berry Nieuwenhuys, (5 November 1911 – 12 June 1984) was a South African footballer who played predominantly for Liverpool, which he was contracted to from 1933 to 1947.wikipedia
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Germiston Callies F.C.

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Born in Boksburg, Transvaal Province, Nieuwenhuys worked as an engineer and played for his hometown side Boksburg FC and the Germiston Callies before signing for Liverpool in September 1933.
One of their outstanding players during this period was Berry Nieuwenhuys, who later captained Liverpool in the English First Division.

Billy Liddell

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His teammates during this era included Jack Balmer, Bill Jones, Albert Stubbins, Billy Liddell and Bob Paisley.
In his formative years, Liddell credited Matt Busby and Berry Nieuwenhuys as significant influences.

George Kay

Patterson, suffering from stress and serious illness, resigned and was replaced by Southampton's George Kay.
In the following season, Liverpool again finished in 11th position in the table, with Berry Nieuwenhuys, Willie Fagan and Phil Taylor joint top scorers in the league with 14 goals each.

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Berry Nieuwenhuys, (5 November 1911 – 12 June 1984) was a South African footballer who played predominantly for Liverpool, which he was contracted to from 1933 to 1947.

Liverpool F.C.

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Berry Nieuwenhuys, (5 November 1911 – 12 June 1984) was a South African footballer who played predominantly for Liverpool, which he was contracted to from 1933 to 1947.

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He occupied the position of outside right, akin to an advanced winger, but could play on the opposite flank.

Arsenal F.C.

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The Second World War disrupted his career, forcing him to guest with Arsenal and West Ham while he served in the Royal Air Force.

West Ham United F.C.

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The Second World War disrupted his career, forcing him to guest with Arsenal and West Ham while he served in the Royal Air Force.

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The Second World War disrupted his career, forcing him to guest with Arsenal and West Ham while he served in the Royal Air Force. During the Second World War, Nieuwenhuys volunteered for the Royal Air Force, receiving Czechoslovakia's Medal of Merit.

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Born in Boksburg, Transvaal Province, Nieuwenhuys worked as an engineer and played for his hometown side Boksburg FC and the Germiston Callies before signing for Liverpool in September 1933.

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Born in Boksburg, Transvaal Province, Nieuwenhuys worked as an engineer and played for his hometown side Boksburg FC and the Germiston Callies before signing for Liverpool in September 1933.

Gordon Hodgson

Liverpool, in particular, fielded at least six South Africans during the decade, including prolific goalscorer Gordon Hodgson.

Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

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He debuted against Tottenham on 23 September, in a First Division fixture at White Hart Lane, as a replacement for Harry Taylor on the right wing.

White Hart Lane

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He debuted against Tottenham on 23 September, in a First Division fixture at White Hart Lane, as a replacement for Harry Taylor on the right wing.

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He debuted against Tottenham on 23 September, in a First Division fixture at White Hart Lane, as a replacement for Harry Taylor on the right wing.

Alf Hanson

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He contributed to two of the goals, through his accurate crosses to Alf Hanson and Sam English.

Sam English

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He contributed to two of the goals, through his accurate crosses to Alf Hanson and Sam English.

Everton F.C.

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He registered his first goal a week later, on 30 September, against city rivals Everton.

George Patterson (football)

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The club's overall performances in the league were unremarkable during manager George Patterson's eight-year tenure.

1935–36 in English football

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Liverpool's league form deteriorated dramatically in the 1935-36 season, in which the club finished 19th.

Southampton F.C.

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Patterson, suffering from stress and serious illness, resigned and was replaced by Southampton's George Kay.

World War II

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The Second World War disrupted his career, forcing him to guest with Arsenal and West Ham while he served in the Royal Air Force. During the Second World War, Nieuwenhuys volunteered for the Royal Air Force, receiving Czechoslovakia's Medal of Merit.

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During the Second World War, Nieuwenhuys volunteered for the Royal Air Force, receiving Czechoslovakia's Medal of Merit.

Arthur Riley

Many of his teammates, including compatriots Arthur Riley and Dirk Kemp, also enlisted in the British Armed Forces.

Dirk Kemp

Many of his teammates, including compatriots Arthur Riley and Dirk Kemp, also enlisted in the British Armed Forces.