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Houlding and his supporters formed a new football club at a meeting in March 1892. Barclay suggested naming the team Liverpool F.C. but this idea was rejected at the time. After the F.A.'s ruling Houlding agreed to Barclay's suggestion. He also reached an agreement with John Orrell, who owned the neighbouring field at Anfield, to enable Liverpool to play at Everton's former ground.