Liverpool v Barnsley St. Peter’s 4-0 (FA Cup)

February 11, 1895 Match: FA Cup, First Round reply, at Anfield, kick-off: 14:30. Liverpool – Barnsley St. Peter’s 4-0 (3-0). Attendance: 4,000. Referee: Mr. T.M. Roberts. Liverpool (2-3-5): William McCann, John Curran, Matt McQueen, John McCartney, Joe McQue, John McLean, Malcolm McVean, Jimmy Ross, Harry Bradshaw, John Drummond, […]

A few lines on G.P. Dewhurst

February 7, 1895 Mr. G.P. Dewhurst, the old Cantab and Corinthian player, is a formidable forward, with much speed and considerable ability. He was educated at Repton in 1888-1890. In 1892, his second year, he was chosen to represent his ‘Varsity against Oxford, who were beaten by five […]

The discomfiture of Liverpool

January 7, 1895 The first meeting between these clubs took place at Olive Grove, Sheffield, on Saturday, before 7,000 or 8,000 spectators, in fine, but cold and frosty weather. With the exception that Kerr replaced John Drummond, the Liverpool team was identical with that which had so signally […]

Neill causes Celtic protest

Tuesday, December 25 – 1894 A meeting of the Scottish Football Association Committee was held in the Association Rooms, Glasgow, last night. Mr. Archibald Sliman, the president, in the chair. The committee considered three protests in connection with the third round of the final stage of the Scottish […]

Wolves v Stoke (League match: November 24, 1894)

November 24, 1894 Match: Football League, First Division, at Molineux. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Stoke 0-0 (0-0). Attendance: 6,000. Wolves (2-3-5): Joe Hasall, Dick Baugh, Tommy Dunn, Hill Griffiths, Harry Haynes, Billy Malpass, Jasper Reynolds, David Black, Joe Butcher, Harry Wood, Jack Roberts. Stoke (2-3-5): George Clawley, Arthur Forster, […]

A new league record

October 15, 1894 Well it’s a record – £1026; prodigious would Dominic Sampeson describe the proceeds. So will Dicky Sams and so will the people generally. The phenomenal sum and indicates beyond all cavil that, there must have been something near 40,000 spectators, and yet the attraction was […]

Liverpool on “derby day” 1894

October 14, 1894 The great football match “I am sure, Mr. Editor, that a great number of football enthusiasts in North Wales will be glad to read in your columns a report, by one of themselves, of the great football match played last Saturday at Goodison Park, Liverpool, […]