Meeting of the Lancashire Combination (August 15, 1908)


August 15, 1908
At the first monthly meeting of the Management Committee of the Combination, presided over by Mr. John McKenna, of Liverpool, a vote of condolence was expressed with the widow of the late Mr. John Smith, of Heywood, who was referee for a number of years.

Transfers of players were confirmed, among others, as under:-
Herbert Stafford, Heywood United to Stockport County; Stephen Preston, Heywood United to Rochdale; James Dearden, Accrington Stanley to Haslingden; Zacharias Holden, Haslingden to Rochdale.

Haslingden reported Pendlebury forapproaching W. Morton. Pendlebury contended that they acted under a misapprehension, but were cautioned for their indiscretion, and were ordered to pay Morton’s expenses to the meeting.

Rossendale agreed to give G Heaton a free transfer.

The times of kick-off for the ensuing season are: –
September, 3:30;
October, 3:15;
November, 2:45;
December, 2:30;
January 1 to January 16, 2:30;
January 23 and 30, 2:45;
February 6 and 13, 3:00;
March, 3:30;
April, 3:30.
(Bury Times: August 15, 1908)

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