The Lilywhites Preston North End starting sporting the famous white shirts and navy blue shorts which gave inspiration to Spurs and a myriad of other clubs around the country. This kit eventually earned them the nickname The Lilywhites.
Rovers (aka The Riversiders Blackburn Rovers, according to the narrative on the back of the card, were depicted as a highwayman, indicating how they would often “hold up” their opponents. Looks more like a buccaneer to me?
The Toffees The Toffees, from Mother Noblett’s Toffee shop which was frequented by fans before matches. This gave rise to the tradition of the Toffee Lady who distributes sweets to fans before home games.