IRISHMAN FOR EVERTON
July 15, 1948. The Liverpool Echo
Everton will complete the signing for the transfer on Monday of Daniel Cameron, inside forward from Shelbourne, the League of Eire-club. Cameron, who is 26 years of age, stands 6ft and scales 13 stone should add some weight. Mr. Theo Kelly the secretary-Manager must have put a hustle on this week, for he only sent over to Ireland on Monday to sign Harry McCormack in Colerain. He made a quick dash from there to Dublin to see Cameron and flew back to Liverpool yesterday, the whole business being completed in 48 hours.
ANOTHER EVERTON SIGNING
July 15, 1948. The Evening Express
Pilot’s Log (Don Kendall)
Everton will on Monday complete the transfer of Daniel Cameron, the inside-forward of Shelbourne, the League of Eire club, to make their third big transfer deal in the past two weeks. Secretary-manager Theo Kelly arrival back from Ireland by air late last night after 48 hours’ hectic dash, during which he has signed two forwards. Mr. Kelly left Speke on Monday evening, was in Coleraine the same night; secured the transfer of Harry McCormick, the Derby County winger, on Tuesday; dashed to Dublin to put through the Cameron deal and then reached their airport to catch the home plane. Apart from the completion of the Cameron transfer on Monday, Everton expect to make a fourth important signing early next week. Everton’s spate of team-building began with the capture of Aubrey Powell, the Leeds United Welsh international forward. Cameron is 26 years of age, and besides being 6ft, is 13st. Everton watched Cameron several times last season. On their Irish tour at the close of last term, Cameron played against them, and Everton were further impressed. Cameron, who is married, is an ex-dyer working in Dublin. There can be not hitch, and Monday needs only the formal completion of the transfer action. Then we can look forward to Everton’s next big deal.
MR. EDWARD MAGNER'S DEATH
Derby Daily Telegraph-Saturday 17 July 1948
Mr. Edward Magner, former team manager of Derby County Football Club died at his home, 5 Sunny Hill-avenue, Derby, yesterday, aged 59. Mr. Magner was appointed manager of Derby County in February, 144. A former Everton and St. Mirren centre forward, he started his playing career when 17 with Gainsborough, then n the second Division. Illness prevented his taking up a Continental appointment this year. He had been a football coach in Amsterdam, and had extensive experience in similar posts in different parts of the Continent. During his team management of Derby County, Mr. Magner gave instructional courses to promising youngsters. He was married in December, 1944.
MR. EDWARD MAGNER'S DEATH
July 17, 1948. Derby Daily Telegraph
Mr. Edward Magner, former team manager of Derby County Football Club, died at his home, 5, Sunny Hill-avenue, Derby, yesterday, aged 59. Mr. Magner was appointed team manager of Derby County in February 1944. A former Everton and St. Mirren centre-forward, he started his playing career when 17 with Gainsborough then in the Second Division. Illness prevented his taking up a Continental appointment this year. He had been a football coach In Amsterdam, and had extensive experience in similar posts in different parts of the Continent. During his team management of Derby County, Mr. Magner gave instructional courses to promising youngsters. He was married in December, 1944.
EVERTON AND COLLINS
July 22, 1948. The Liverpool Echo
Some time ago, Everton were on the point of signing Collins, the inside right of Pollok Juniors the Scottish side when a hitch occurred and Glasgow Celtic stepped in to obtain the player’s signature. Yesterday a commission of the Scottish Football League and Football Association investigated the complaint laid by Everton and held that an agreement existed between Everton and Pollok which must be implemented. So Collins will come to Goodison. Collins is said to be one of the most promising players in Scottish junior football. Although on the small side he is stockily built, and a true sample of a Scottish inside forward.