Saturday 25 January 1890 at Molineux (Att 2,000)
Wolves (0) 2 (Mason*, Brodie*): Rose, Baugh, C.Mason, Fletcher, Allen, Lowder, Worrall,Wykes, Brodie, Wood, Booth.
Derby County (0) 1 (Higgins*): J.Goodall, Latham, Ferguson, Williamson, A.Goodall, Roulston, Bakewell, Cooper, Higgins, Holmes, Milarvie.
Order of Goals: d,W,W.
Team Change: Derby goalkeeper John Goodall was in fact usually there center-forward.
Protest: Derby County lodged a complaint about the state of the pitch before kick-off, The F.A. allowed the result to stand.