1899/00 First Division

First Team Overall First Team Appearances & Scorers Reserves
President: Sir Alfred Hickman MP.

Committee: Colonel GW Walker (Chairman); Other members unknown.
Secretary Manager: Jack Addenbrooke.
Trainers: Albert Fletcher.
Captain: Hillary Griffiths.

Playing Staff: Billy Annis, Tom Baddeley, John Bate, Billy Beats, Soloman Beesley, Joseph Blackett, George Bowen, John Bowen, John Bryan, Ernest Butler, Andrew Callow, Jack Chadburn, David Charley, Ben Clark, Bob Colley, Harry Davies, George Fleming, Hill Griffiths, George Harper, George Harris, G Harris, H Hodgson, Bert Hollins, Fred Hubbolle, Frank Jones, Jack Matthias, Jack Miller, David Nash, Dan Nurse, Trevor Owen, Ed Pheasant, Fred Platt, Frankie Pope, G Randle, George Shorthouse, Benjamin Simpson, Jimmy Stringer, William Tandy, Jack Tonks, Bill Tuft, George Walker, Soloman Watts, Watts, Jack Whitehouse, Billy Wooldridge, Tommy Worton, Wright.

Sad Note: Bert Hollins the Reserves full-back died following an operation on an ankle injury on 17 September 1899.

Club Finances: Wolves held two annual meetings in July 1900. On each occasion not enough people arrived to form a quorum and therefor no announcement on finances was made. The club had 110 shareholders and only 11 turned up to the first meeting and six to the second. Ultimately it is announced the club made a loss of £621 5s 8d, Receipts: £4,976 9s 8d; Expenditure: £5,597 15s 4d.


19 (H) Pre Season Practice Match Details
26 (H) Pre Season Practice Match Details


2 (a) Bury L 0-3 Details
6 (a) Small Heath A-A Details [BCC1]
9 (H) Nottingham Forest D 2-2 Details
11 (a) Aston Villa D 2-2 Details [Friendly]
13 (a) Small Heath L 0-5 Details [BCC1R]
16 (a) Notts County D 0-0 Details
18 (a) Stoke W 3-1 Details
23 (H) Glossop W 4-0 Details
30 (a) Manchester City D 1-1 Details


2 (H) Southampton W 1-0 Details [Friendly]
7 (H) Stoke L 0-2 Details
9 (a) Small Heath D 2-2 Details [SC1]
14 (a) Sheffield United L 2-5 Details
18 (a) Crewe Alexandra L 1-2 Details [Friendly]
16 (H) Small Heath W 8-0 Details [SC1R]
23 (a) Southampton W 5-2 Details [Friendly]
28 (a) Newcastle United W 1-0 Details


4 (H) West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 Details
6 (a) Oxford University W 7-5 Details [Friendly]
11 (a) Aston Villa D 0-0 Details
18 (H) Everton P-P
20 (a) West Bromwich Albion L 1-3 Details [SCsf]
25 (a) Liverpool D 1-1 Details


2 (H) Blackburn Rovers W 4-0 Details
9 (a) Burnley W 1-0 Details
16 (a) Derby County W 2-0 Details
23 (H) Preston North End L 1-3 Details
26 (H) Sunderland W 1-0 Details
29 (H) Corinthians L 3-4 Details [Friendly]
30 (H) Bury W 1-0 Details


1 (a) Sunderland W 2-1 Details
6 (a) Nottingham Forest D 0-0 Details
8 (H) Small Heath W 1-0 Details [BC1]
13 (H) Notts County D 2-2 Details
15 (H) Walsall W 3-1 Details [BC2]
20 (a) Glossop W 3-2 Details
27 (a) Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 Details [FAC1]
31 (H) Queens Park Rangers L 0-1 Details [FAC1R]


3 (H) Manchester City D 1-1 Details
17 (H) Sheffield United P-P
24 (a) Manchester City W 2-1 Details [Friendly]


3 (H) Newcastle United D 1-1 Details
10 (a) West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 Details
12 (H) Aston Villa W 4-1 Details [BCsf]
17 (H) Everton W 2-1 Details
19 (N) Burslem Port Vale A-A Details [BCf]
24 (a) Everton W 1-0 Details
31 (H) Liverpool L 0-1 Details


2 (N) Burslem Port Vale W 2-1 Details [BCfR]
7 (a) Blackburn Rovers L 1-2 Details
14 (H) Burnley W 3-0 Details
16 (H) Aston Villa L 0-1 Details
17 (H) Sheffield United L 1-2 Details
21 (H) Derby County W 3-0 Details
28 (a) Preston North End L 0-2 Details