February 14, 1894
A meeting of the council of the Football Association was held last evening at 61, Chancery-lane, London. The draw for the third round of the English Cup was made as follows: –
Bolton Wanderers v. Liverpool. Referee, Mr. John Lewis (Blackburn); linesmen, Messrs Birwhistle (Blackburn) and Aaron Scragg (Crewe).
Sheffield Wednesday v. Aston Villa or Sunderland. Referee, Mr. C.J. Hughes; linesmen, Messrs Roberts (Derby) and Ashmole (Leicester.
Nottingham Forest v. Notts County. Referee, Mr. R.E. Lythgoe (Liverpool); linesmen, Messrs. Arthur Kingscott (Derby) and J. Fox (Sheffield).
Derby County or Leicester Fosse v. Blackburn Rovers or Newton Heath. Referee, Mr. Howcroft (Redcar); linesmen, Messrs. A.G. Hines (Notts) and J. Brodie (Wolverhampton).
The first named clubs have choice of ground, and the round to be played on February 24.
(Liverpool Mercury: February 15, 1894)