1900/01 First Division

First Team Overall First Team Appearances & Scorers Reserves
President: Sir Alfred Hickman MP; Vice-president: Charles Mander.

Committee: Colonel GW Walker (Chairman), Others directors unknown.
Secretary Manager: Jack Addenbrooke.
Trainers: Albert Fletcher.
Captains: Hillary Griffiths & Billy Wooldridge.

Playing Squad: Billy Annis, Frank Ashley, Alfred Aston, Tom Baddeley, George Barker, Billy Beats, Dick Betteley, Joseph Bonner,  George Bowen, John Bowen, Ernest Butler, R Butler,  Bob Colley, H Danks, Harry Davies, Day,  John Dickinson, William Dudley, Charles Eccleston,  Joseph Ellis, Harry Evans,  George Fleming, Hill Griffiths, Richard Guilliam,  George Harper, Albert Hartshorne, Adam Haywood, Henry Howe, Dick Howell,  Frank Jones, Horace Jones, J Jones, James Jones, Joseph Jones, T Jones,  George King, Lockett, Thomas Mason, Jack Matthias, Jack Miller, Richard Moore, Dan Nurse, Ed Pheasant, Frankie Pope,  James Poppitt, James Shelton, Jimmy Stringer, Benjamin Swift,  William Tandy, William Townsend, Harry Turley,  R Turley, George Walker, Jack Whitehouse, Benjamin Wilkie, Edwards Wood, Billy Wooldridge, Tommy Worton.

Club Finances: The club made a loss of £621 5s 8d for the 1900/01 season; Players wages were £3,644 and Gate Receipts were £4,739.


18 (H) Pre Season Practice Match Details
21 (H) Pre Season Practice Match Details
25 (H) Pre Season Practice Match Details


1 (H) West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 Details
3 (H) Notts County W 3-2 Details
8 (a) Everton L 1-5 Details
10 (a) Small Heath L 1-2 Details [BCC1]
15 (H) Sunderland D 2-2 Details
22 (a) Derby County W 5-4 Details
24 (a) Aston Villa L 1-6 Details [BC1]
29 (H) Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Details


6 (a) Notts County L 1-4 Details
8 (H) West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 Details [SC1]
11 (a) Leicester Fosse L 0-1 Details [Friendly]
13 (H) Preston North End D 2-2 Details
20 (a) Corinthians L 2-3 Details [Friendly]
27 (a) Aston Villa D 0-0 Details
29 (a) West Bromwich Albion D 3-3 Details [Friendly]


3 (H) Liverpool W 2-1 Details
5 (H) Walsall W 1-0 Details [SCsf]
10 (a) Newcastle United L 1-3 Details
17 (H) Sheffield United W 3-0 Details
19 (a) Oxford University W2-1 Details [Friendly]
24 (a) Manchester City L 2-3 Details


1 (H) Bury D 1-1 Details
8 (a) Nottingham Forest L 1-2 Details
10 (H) Stoke W 3-1 Details [SCf]
15 (H) Blackburn Rovers D 2-2 Details
22 (a) Stoke L 0-3 Details
26 (H) The Wednesday D 1-1 Details
28 (H) Corinthians L 3-8 Details [Friendly]
29 (a) West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 Details


1 (a) The Wednesday L 0-2 Details
5 (H) Everton D 1-1 Details
12 (a) Sunderland L 2-7 Details
19 (H) Derby County D 0-0 Details
26 (H) New Brighton Tower P-P [FAC1]


2 (a) Bolton Wanderers P-P
9 (H) New Brighton Tower W 5-1 Details [FAC1]
16 (a) Preston North End D 1-1 Details
23 (a) Notts County W 3-2 Details [FAC2]


9 (a) Liverpool L 0-1 Details
16 (H) Newcastle United W 1-0 Details
23 (H) Sheffield United L 0-4 Details [FAC3]
25 (a) Sheffield United D 1-1 Details
30 (H) Manchester City W 1-0 Details


6 (a) Bury W 1-0 Details
8 (H) Aston Villa D 0-0 Details
9 (H) Stoke L 0-2 Details
13 (H) Nottingham Forest W 1-0 Details
20 (a) Blackburn Rovers L 0-2 Details
29 (a) Bolton Wanderers L 0-1 Details