August 21, 1895
The Liverpool team began their practice games last evening, when a sides match was played, and the general opinion of those who saw how the men shaped was that the team which will be put in the field “will take some beating.”
The players at the disposal of the club are as follows: – Goal, Matt McQueen and John Whitehead; Backs, Archie Goldie, Billy Dunlop, Tom Wilkie, and John Curran; half-backs, John McCartney, Joe McQue, John McLean, S.J. Ford, John Holmes; forwards, Hugh Griffiths, Henry Bardsley, Harry Bradshaw, David Hannah, Fred Geary, Frank Becton, George Allan, Jimmy Ross, and Malcolm McVean.
(Source: Lancashire Evening Post: August 21, 1895)