Prospects of the coming season (1903/1904)

"Play Up, Liverpool"

Saturday, August 22 – 1903
In accordance with our usual custom, we give this morning a list of the players signed by most of the leading clubs, from which it will be seen what progress has been made in the all-important matter of team-building for the forthcoming season, which has the appearance of proving quite as interesting as any of its predecessors.

MANCHESTER CITY, who have worthily earned a position in the First Division, look forward to the coming season with much hopefulness. Last season was a particularly successful one, both from a financial and a playing point of view, and with the new men which have been secured, in the hope of strengthening any weak spots in last season’s combination, the aspects of affairs appears particularly bright Hyde-road way.

The players, about 30 in number, assembled about a fortnight ago, and training has been carried on assiduously ever…

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