Thursday, March 16 – 1899
Liverpool F.C. and the English Cup.
Preparing for the semi-final.
The players in splendid trim.
Details of the training.
The brilliant exploits of the Liverpool team, alike in the Cup ties and the League competition during the past few months have established them in popular estimation as strong favourites for the high honour of English Cupholders, which neither Everton nor Liverpool have as yet succeeded in bringing to the city. In these days it is quite a magnificent achievement for any team to play eighteen consecutive matches of an important character, and only be defeated once. This is Liverpool’s superb record since November 19th, and the fact that the club are now fancied as the future cupholders in almost every part of the country, except, perhaps, Sheffield, and moreover have also a capital chance of bringing the League Championship to the Mersey for…
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