FA Cup (Third Round Third Replay) Saturday 29 January 1887 at Wellington Road (Att 10,000)
Wolves (0) 0: I.Griffiths, Baugh, Mason, Lowder, Allen, Pearsons, H.Wood, G.Wood, Brodie, Knight, Hunter.
Aston Villa (2) 2 (Dawson*, Hunter*): Warner, Coulton, Simmonds, Yates, Dawson, Burton, Brown, Hunter, Vaughton, Hodgetts, Davis.
Referee: Mr McIntyre (Manchester).
Kick-off: Was delayed by twenty minutes as the Referee’s Train was delayed.
Massive crowd: Birmingham Daily Post states the crowd was over 12,000 before kick-off with people still arriving.
Amusement: Due to the size of the crowd a n umber of supporters sat on tp of the local Tram shed that sat aside the ground. The ‘Tram People’ not liking the use of their sheds turned a hose on to the fans who before they escape were drenched.