Saturday 3 September 1898 at St. James Park (Att 20,000)
Wolves (3) 4 (Beats 6, Beats*, R.Davies 26, Miller*): Baddeley, H.Davies, Blackett, Griffiths, Malpass, Fleming, Tonks, R.Davies, Beats, Smith, Miller.
Newcastle United (0) 2 (Peddie 50, Peddie*): Kingsley, Higgins, Lindsay, Ghee, Ostler, Aitken, Harvey, Campbell, Peddie, Smith, Wardrope.
Order of Goals: W,W,W,n,W,n.
Landmark: This is Newcastle United’ first ever game in the top division.
Newspaper: Some reports suggest that one of Billy Beats’s goals was scored by Dick Davies.