Saturday 6 November 1897 at Gigg Lane (Att 6,000)
Wolves (0) 1 (Smith*): Baddeley, Blackett, Matthias, Griffiths, Owen, Fleming, Tonks, Wood, McMain, W.Smith, Miller.
Bury (2) 2 (Millar 15, Millar 40): Montgomery, Darroch, Barbour, Pray, Davidson, Ross, Dobie, Settle, Millar, Henderson, Plant.
Injury: Wolves were reduced to ten after just five minutes for the remainder of the match after Jack Matthias injured both knees.
International: Wolves were missing Billy Beats who was scoring twice as the Football League overcame the Irish League 8-1 at Hyde Road, Manchester.