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Football League meeting (April 4, 1914)


April 4, 1914
The Management Committee of the Football League met in Glasgow today prior to the international match. Mr. John McKenna (Liverpool) presided.

The following eleven was chosen to play against the team selected from the Football and Southern League clubs in London, at Stamford Bridge, on Monday, April 27, in a benefit game for Ben Warren, the famous internationalist half-back: –

Hubert Pearson (West Bromwich); Bob Crompton (Blackburn Rovers) and Frank Womack (Birmingham); Tommy Barbour (Derby County), Charlie Roberts (Oldham Athletic), Bobby McNeal (West Bromwich Albion); Billy Meredith (Manchester United), Danny Shea (Blackburn Rovers), Fred Osborn (Preston North End), Joe Bache (Aston Villa), and Horace Henshall (Notts County).
Referee: Mr. J.T. Hornby (London).

The Burnley, Manchester United and Liverpool clubs were each fined five guineas for failing to arrange postponed fixtures according to rule.
(Football Express: April 4, 1914)

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