Saturday 31 October 1896 at Goodison Park (Att 6,000)
Wolves (0) 0: Tennant, Eccles, Dunn, Griffiths, Malpass, Owen, Tonks, Pheasant, Beats, Wood, Miller.
Everton (0) 0: Meehan, Storrier, Arridge, Boyle, Holt, Stewart, Taylor, Bell, Cameron, Chadwick, Milward.
Landmark: Everton’s Peter Meehan was making his League debut.
Fined: On this day David Black was in court on charges of keeping his licensed house (Crown Inn, Canal Street) open during prohibited hours. He was fined £10 for permitting drunkenness and £10 for failing to admit to Police. His total fine was £22 11s and his license was endorsed.