John Curran is not a first-class man


December 2, 1895
…while Leighton is not a first-class man. Nor is John Curran, the transfer from Liverpool, equal to Tom J. Robertson in ability…
(Edinburgh Evening News: December 2, 1895)

** The match in question is the Scottish 1st Division match between Hibernians and St Bernard’s at Easter Park on Saturday, November 30 – 1895.
** Note that Robertson mentioned is John Thomas Robertson who later played for Liverpool.

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