Stoke (H) 1898/99

Saturday 1 April 1899 at Molineux (Att 6,000)
Wolves (2) 3 (Worton 16, Beats*, Beats*): Baddeley, Matthias, H.Davies, Griffiths, Fleming, Annis, Tonks, Worton, Beats, Blackett, Miller.
Stoke (1) 2 (Maxwell 15, Schofield*): Clawley, Robertson, Hyslop, Parsons, Wood, Bradley, Johnson, Mellor, Colclough, Maxwell, Schofield.

Order of Goals: s,W,W,W,s.
Club Landmark: Billy Beats nets the clubs 300th League goals at Molineux.
Player Landmark: Stoke’s Ephraim Colclough was making his League debut.
Newspaper: Some reports suggest that Billy Beats first goal was with netted by Jack Tonks or in fact an own goal from George Clawley.
International: Stoke were missing both Jack Eccles and Jimmy Turner who helping the Football League in Glasgow.
Position: 12th.