May 5, 1916
At the Liverpool F.C. ground, Anfield-road, to-morrow, Everton and Liverpool will meet for the last time this season in what has frequently been designated “equal to an English Cup final tie.”
The reason for this optimism arises from the fact that the Lord Mayor has intimated that he will offer handsome souvenir medals to the respective players – gold for the winners, silver to the losers – and each side is exceedingly keen to obtain these rare emblems, and public interest, is naturally mingled with the combined endeavour.
Strong teams have been chosen. The two clubs, in addition to opening subscription lists amongst their members, have very generously offered to defray all the expenses connected with the match: so that every penny taken at the gate swells the fund.
(Source: Liverpool Daily Post: May 5, 1916)