Saturday 30 October 1897 at Molineux (Att 7,000)
Wolves (2) 3 (Beats 42, Tonks 44, Wood 70): Baddeley, Blackett, Matthias, Griffiths, Owen, Fleming, Tonks, Wood, Beats, W.Smith, Miller.
Notts County (1) 1 (Carter 30): Toone, Prescott, Bull, Crone, Calderhead, Stewart, Langham, Carter, Hendry, Allan, Brearley.
Order of Goals: n,W,W,W.
Landmark: John Brearley makes his Magpies debut and County’s Robert Hendry makes his League debut.