Stoke (H) 1897/98

Saturday 5 February 1898 at Molineux (Att 11,000)
Wolves (2) 4 (Tonks 10, Wood*, Griffiths 49, Beats*): Baddeley, Malpass, Blackett, Griffiths, Owen, Fleming, Tonks, Wood, Beats, W.Smith, Miller.
Stoke (2) 2 (Maxwell*, Hill*): Johnston, Robertson, Eccles, Murphy, Wood, Parsons, Pugh, Mellor, Hingerty, Maxwell, J.Hill.

Order of Goals: W,W,s,s,W,W.
Protest: Wolves first goal caused upraw amongst the Stoke ranks as it is said that the ball past though the side netting on its way into the net.
Illness: Stoke were missing three regulars including Freddie Johnson who was suffering from Scarlet Fever.
Newspaper: Some reports state that Joe Blackett scored Wolves fourth and that Harry Pugh scored Stoke’s second.
Position: 7th.