Saturday 22 September 1888 at Dudley Road (Att 4,000)
Wolves (2) 4 (White*, Knight*, White*, Cooper*): Baynton, Baugh, Mason, Fletcher, Allen, Cannon, Hunter, Cooper, Wykes, White, Knight.
Burnley (0) 1 (Brady*): Smith, Long, McFettridge, Keenan, Friel, J.Ridsdale, Brady, Duckworth, Poland, Gallocher, Yates.
Order of Goals: W,W,b,W,W.
Landmark: Wolves Tom Knight and Burnley’s Robert Duckworth, Sandy Lang and J.Ridsdale all make their League debuts.