August 25, 1894
The Liverpool Club have left no stone un-turned to place a first-class eleven in the field, and Mr. William Barclay and his committee are confident that their side will not have to fight for a place in the League again next year.
They have secured the transfer of J. Ross, the famous right winger of North End, though whether or not Ross will don the jersey for them remains to be seen. In all, eighteen men have been engaged to the position in the first team. They are as follows: –
William McCann and John Whitehead (the latter an amateur), goal; Andrew Hannah, Duncan McLean, Abel Hughes, and James Cameron, backs; Matt McQueen, Joe McQue, James McBride, and John McCartney, half-backs; Patrick Gordon, Malcolm McVean, John Givens, Harry Bradshaw, Hugh McQueen, John Drummond (late Sheffield United), and Jimmy Ross (late Preston North End).
The Anfield Road enclosure has been improved during the close season, and altogether the committee regard their position as highly satisfactory.
(Source: Lancashire Evening Post: August 25, 1894)