On Friday morning last Mr. J.E. Doig (Ned Doig), the late goalkeeper of the Arbroath F.C., left Arbroath for Sunderland, he having been engaged by the Sunderland F.C. to play as a professional. The terms are – £75 down, 30s per match, employment found. Doig played a match with the Sunderland team against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday last. Doig, it is said, gave a good account of himself. The result of the match was a victory for the Sunderland by 4 goals to 0.
Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montrose, 25-09-1890) - Copyright - Transcribed by Kjell Hanssen