Barney Battles transferred to Liverpool

January 28, 1895
We learn that the latest capture by an English club has been made by the Liverpool team, who are evidently sparing no expense to escape having to play in the test matches. They have secured Barney Battles, the famous back of the Heart of Midlothian, and he is now eligible to play for them in any of their League matches.
(Source: Glasgow Evening Post: January 28, 1895)