May 27, 1908
Mr. H.C. Broomfield, the Players’ Union secretary, has written to the secretary of the Football Association informing him that the union, at a private conference of officials and executive, has passed a resolution supporting and approving the Football Association’s recommendation to wipe out all financial restriction from the laws of the game. The Union’s views at Friday’s annual meeting of the Football Association will be voiced by Messrs. Rinder (Aston Villa), Cameron (Newcastle United), Wilkinson (Manchester City), John McKenna (Liverpool), and others. These gentlemen are honorary officials of the union.
(Manchester Courier: May 27, 1908)