Saturday 10 November 1888 at Dudley Road (Att 5,000)
Wolves (2) 3 (Brodie*, Cooper*, Knight*): Baynton, Baugh, Lowder, Fletcher, Allen, Cannon, Hunter, Cooper, Brodie, Wood, Knight.
Bolton Wanderers (1) 2 (Brogan*, McGuinness*): Harrison, Robinson, Mercer, Bullough, Weir, Roberts, Brogan, Davenport, McGuinness, Milne, Tyrer.
Order of Goals: b,W,W,b,W.
Landmark: Bolton’s Mercer and McGuinness both make their only League appearances.
Politics: William Gladstone visited Wolverhampton on this day.