1889/90 Football League

First Team Overall First Team Appearances & Scorers Reserves

President: Sir Alfred Hickman.

Committee: A Hollingsworth (Chairman); Others unknown.
Secretary Manager: Jack Addenbrooke.
Trainer: Beaumont Shaw.
Captains: Jack Brodie.

Playing Staff: Harry Allen, Dick Baugh, W Benton, Charles Booth, John Bowdler, Chas Bradley, W Bradley, Jack Brodie, A Christmas, Joseph Cooper, T Cox, Devey, George Dews, Albert Fletcher, H Foulkes, Hill Griffiths, W Hadden, J Howley, Thomas Johnson, J Jones, Thomas Knight, J Lewis, Arthur Lowder, Charlie Mason, Jerry Mason, W Mason, Alex McMahon, I McPherson, George Moore, Wally Oldershaw, Palmer, Walter Perry, Jack Pickerall, Billy Rose, Harry Rutter, H Smith, W Tennant, Thomas Tomkyes, A Tonks, J Tuft, Harry Wood, Arthur Worrall, David Wykes.

Club Finances: Overall Loss: £77 4s 5d; Total Income: £2400 19s 1d; Wolves were the first club under new Football League rules fined £50 for poaching, that of Billy Rose.


2 (H) Aston Villa W 1-0 Details [Friendly]
7 (H) Notts County W 2-0 Details
9 (a) The Wednesday L 0-2 Details [Friendly]
14 (a) Blackburn Rovers L 3-4 Details
16 (H) Everton W 2-1 Details
21 (H) Burslem Port Vale W 9-0 Details [Friendly]
28 (a) Stoke L 1-2 Details
30 (a) Everton D 1-1 Details


5 (H) Accrington W 2-1 Details
12 (H) Stoke D 2-2 Details
14 (H) Sunderland W 4-0 Details [Friendly]
19 (a) West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 Details
26 (a) Preston North End W 2-0 Details


2  (a) Aston Villa L 1-2 Details
9  (a) Burnley W 2-1 Details
16 (H) Sunderland Albion W 3-0 Details [Friendly]
23 (a) Derby County D 3-3 Details
30 (H) Mitchell St George W 0-2 Details [Friendly]


7 (H) Burnley W 9-1 Details
14 (a) Notts County W 2-0 Details
21 (H) Aston Villa D 1-1 Details
26 (H) Blackburn Rovers L 2-4 Details
28 (H) West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 Details


1 (a) Accrington L 3-6 Details
4 (H) Preston North End L 0-1 Details
11 (a) Great Bridge Unity W 7-0 Details [SC1]
18 (H) Old Carthusians W 2-0 Details [FAC1]
25 (H) Derby County W 2-1 Details


1 (H) Small Heath W 2-1 Details [FAC2]
8 (a) Burslem Port Vale D 0-0 Details [SC2]
10 (H) Stoke W 3-1 Details [BC1]
15 (H) Stoke W 4-0 Details [FAC3]
22 (H) Stoke W 8-0 Details [FAC3R]
24 (a) Bolton Wanderers L 1-4 Details


8 (N) Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Details [FACsf]
15 (H) Bolton Wanderers W 5-1 Details
22 (N) Aston Villa L 1-5 Details [BCsf]
24 (H) Burslem Port Vale L 1-2 Details [SC2R]
29 (H) Preston North End D 0-0 Details [Friendly]
31 (a) Bootle L 2-3 Details [Friendly]


5 (a) Kidderminster Olympic W 3-1 Details [Friendly]
7 (a) Stockton W 3-1 Details [Friendly]

8 (a) Sunderland D 2-2 Details [Friendly]
12 (H) Lincoln City W 4-3 Details [Friendly]
19 (H) Derby County L 0-1 Details [Friendly]
26 (a) West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 Details [BCCsf]


3  (N) Aston Villa L 1-2 Details [BCCf]
17 (a) Celtic L 2-4 Details [Friendly]