The players signed on for the 1897/8 season


Saturday, August 7 – 1897
The players signed on up to the present time for the forthcoming season are: –
Goal: Harry Storer and Willie Donnelly;
Backs: Archie Goldie, Tom Wilkie, Billy Dunlop and Matt McQueen;
Half backs: John McCartney, Joe McQue, Thomas Cleghorn, John Holmes, Patrick Gray (late Partick Thistle), and Harry Mainman;
Forwards: Robert Marshall and William Walker (late Leith Athletic), Daniel Cunliffe (Oldham County), Frank Becton, Harry Bradshaw, Patrick Finnerhan (Manchester City), Andy McCowie, Fred Geary, and Joe Lumsden (Burton Wanderers).
(Liverpool Echo, 07-08-1897)

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