Wednesday 1st January 1890 at Thorneyholme Road (Att 3,000)
Wolves (3) 3 (Wykes*, Wood*, Wood*): Rose, Baugh, Oldershaw, Fletcher, Allen, Lowder, Perry, Wykes, Worrall, Wood, Booth.
Accrington (3) 6 (Wilkinson*, Barbour*, Pendergast*, Pendergast*, Entwistle*, A.N.Other*): Lindsay, Stevenson, McLellan, Haworth, Pemberton, Tattersall, A.Wilkinson, Entwistle, Barbour, Penergast, Kirkham.
Landmark: Bill Oldershaw makes his only ever Football League appearance.
Order of Goals: W,a,W,a,a,W,a,a,a.
Newspaper: Reports vary and Charles Booth and Walter Perry are also named as scoring Wolves first two goals.