August 20, 1885
At a meeting of the Dumbartonshire Associaion, held on Thursday evening, the following team was selected to play against Forfarshire at Dundee, on Saturday, September 5: –
Goal: James McAuley (Dumbarton), captain;
Backs: J. Hutchison (Dumbarton) and J. Forbes (Vale of Leven);
Half-backs: Hugh Wilson (Dumbarton) and Donald McKechnie (Renton).
Forwards: Alex Latta (Dumbarton Athletic), James Kelly (Renton), J. Lindsay (Dumbarton), D. McIntyre (Vale of Leven), J. Liddell (Dumbarton), W. McCall (Vale of Leven:
Reserves, goal: J. Wilson (Vale of Leven); backs, A. Whitelaw (Vale of Leven) and A. McCall (Renton); Half backs, W. Wilson (Vale of Leven) and J. Bennett (Albion); forwards, J. Murray (Vale of Leven), A. McLeod (Vale Wanderers), J. Dewar (Dumbarton Athletic), A. Grant (Renton), W. Keir (Dumbarton Athletic), J. Galbraith (Albion).
Mr. A. M’A. Kennedy, the President of the Association will accompany the team, and officials as umpire. The Forfarshire team has already been published.
(Dundee Evening Telegraph: August 26, 1885)
Alex Latta, Dumbarton Athletic (Lloyd’s Weekly News: October 30, 1892):