1909/10 Second Division

First Team Overall First Team Appearances & Scorers Reserves
President: Sir Alfred Hickman (deceased).

Committee: Colonel Walker (Chairman). No other directors known.
Secretary Manager: Jack Addenbrooke.
Trainer: Albert Fletcher.
Captain: Billy Wooldridge.

Playing Staff: Harold Banks, Percival Barnett, George Beddows, Alfred Bishop, Frank Blewitt, Billy Blunt, Fred Boxley, Randolph Bratt, Alfred Brookes, Benjamin Chance, Jabez Cole, Ted Collins, Arthur Conway, Luke Copson, Percy Corbett, George Cross, Harry Davies, H Davies, Ed Deakin, Thomas Edwards, Arthur Evans, Walter Fownes, George Garratly, Jeremiah Grafton, William Green, Jack Gregory, Joseph Griffiths, W Griffiths, Albert Groves, John Hannam, Jimmy Hardware, Walter Harris, Billy Harrison, James Haynes, Herbert Heath, George Hedley, Harry Higgins, James Hill, Charles Hodson, Frank Holmes, Albert Hoskins, Sydney Hughes, Kenneth Hunt, Harry Jones, Jackery Jones, Harry Kent, Alfred Law, William Lowe, Tommy Lunn, Joseph Massey, George May, Francis McMahon, Jack Needham, Joseph Nicholls, James O’Brien, William Osborne, Arthur Pagett, E Paulton, Charles Payne, Jack Pedley, Billy Perrett, Arthur Price, Wally Radford, Harold Roberts, Harry Roffey, Joseph Rolison, Joseph Rowley, Jack Shelton, Bertram Shinton, Edwin Smith, John Turner, Arthur Walker, Alf Walker, Samuel Ward, Albert Washbrooke, George Whittingham, George Wilkes, Sam Wood, Billy Wooldridge.

Club Finances: Receipts: £5,257 6s 10d; Expenditure: £6,320; Overall Loss: £1,063 8s 3d (includes £420 on the new stand); Credit Balance: £2,883.

New Stand: In July 1909 the club applied to Wolverhampton Licensing for a new stand to accommodate 4,000 spectators opposite the terracing. The Architect Mr Oliver said the stand would include new Bathrooms and an additional bar. The cost would no more than £500. It was passed subject to approval of the Public Works Committee.


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


1 (a) Leicester Fosse L 1-2 Details
4 (a) Blackpool L 0-2 Details
11 (H) Hull City D 2-2 Details
13 (H) Clapton Orient W 3-1 Details
18 (a) Derby County L 0-5 Details
25 (H) Stockport County W 2-1 Details


2 (a) Glossop L 0-2 Details
9 (H) Birmingham W 4-2 Details
16 (H) West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 Details
23 (H) Oldham Athletic W 1-0 Details
25 (a) Clapton Orient L 0-1 Details
30 (a) Barnsley L 1-7 Details


6 (H) Fulham D 1-1 Details
13 (a) Burnley L 2-4 Details
20 (H) Leeds City W 5-0 Details
27 (H) Bradford (PA) L 0-2 Details


4 (a) Gainsborough Trinity W 2-0 Details
11 (H) Grimsby Town W 8-1 Details
18 (a) Manchester City L 0-6 Details
25 (a) West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 Details
27 (H) Lincoln City W 4-2 Details
28 (H) Leicester Fosse W 4-1 Details


8 (H) Blackpool W 2-1 Details
15 (a) Reading W 5-0 Details [FAC1]
22 (a) Hull City D 2-2 Details
29 (H) Derby County L 2-3 Details


5 (H) West Ham United L 1-5 Details [FAC2]
12 (H) Glossop W 3-1 Details
19 (a) Birmingham L 0-1 Details


5 (a) Oldham Athletic L 0-3 Details
12 (H) Barnsley W 1-0 Details
19 (a) Fulham D 0-0 Details
25 (a) Lincoln City L 0-1 Details
26 (H) Burnley W 3-1 Details
28 (a) Stockport County D 1-1 Details


2 (a) Leeds City L 0-1 Details
9 (a) Bradford (PA) W 3-2 Details
13 (a) Coventry City W 3-1 [Friendly]
16 (H) Gainsborough Trinity D 0-0 Details
23 (a) Grimsby Town L 0-1 Details
25 (a) Birmingham W 3-0 [Friendly]
30 (H) Manchester City W 3-2 Details