April 22, 1893
The emergency committee of Lancashire Football Association met at Southport on Saturday, and selected the following team to play the champions (Liverpool), on the Anfield ground, on Wednesday or Thursday next:
– Lawrence “Lol” Wright (Blackpool), Phil Bennett (Fairfield), William Russell (West Manchester), William Reagan (Heywood Central), Johnny Weir (Rossendale), George Ross (Bury), Billy Hogan (Fleetwood Rangers), Harry Tyrer (Blackpool), Willie Barbour (Captain, Bury), Billy Mather (South Shore), Billy Hastings (Southport Central). Referee, Mr J Cooper, Blackburn.
(Liverpool Mercury: April 24, 1893)