£234 13s. 8d. for reaching the semi’s

May 28, 1897
A meeting of the council of the Football Association was held at the offices 61, Chancery-lane, London Friday afternoon. The South African Football Association was affiliated. It was decided to pay the following amounts to the clubs who competed in the semi-final and final ties of the Cup competition: – Aston Villa, £896 1s 11d; Everton, £989 3s 6d; Derby County, £327 15s 4d; and Liverpool £234 13s, 8d. (
Liverpool Mercury, 29-05-1897)