Burnley told to lay off Barney Battles

March 15, 1898
Burnley, who have secured Jack Hillman, of Dundee, to act as a goalkeeper for them in the English League test matches, have also been negotiating with the Dundee Committee for the transference of Barney Battles, but Liverpool, who have first claim on him in England, have refused to sanction the transfer.  
(Source: Dundee Courier: March 15, 1898; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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