The best paid reserve-player at £4 a week

November 5, 1896
The Liverpudlians have opened their eyes at last to the fact that Robert Neill and Willie Michael are able to perform in first class company. The pay-list for the Liverpool club must be somewhat salt, as they have been paying Neill £4 per week to play with their reserve team.
(Source: Dundee Courier: November 5, 1896)

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