December 19, 1896
* Jimmy Ross will not be able to captain his team on the field of play for the next fortnight at least. Who is sub-captain now in place of Ive Joe McQue?
* Tom Watson, speaking of Liverpool’s new recruit from the local Albion Rovers, said that if he had been a Scotchman he could command £2 10s. a week almost anywhere.
(Cricket and Football Field: December 19, 1896)