May 2, 1910
Yesterday, Arnold Oxspring, Alex Hellewell, and Drew, members of the Barnsley reserve team, signed for next season, and Mr. Fairclough also obtained the signature of Phil Bratley, a half back from Rotherham County.
Bratley, who is 22 years of age, stands, 5ft. 9in., and weighs 11st. 7lbs.
(Source: Sheffield Daily Telegraph: May 3, 1910)