Saturday 5 September 1891 at Newcastle Road (Att 7,000)
Wolves (2) 2 (Allen 20, Wykes*): Rose, Baugh, Dunn, Davies, Allen, Kinsey, Baker, Devey, Heath, Wykes, Bowdler.
Sunderland (2) 5 (Murray 30, Campbell 45, Millar*, Millar*, Millar*): Doig, Oliver, Porteous, Gibson, Auld, Murray, Smith, Millar, Campbell, D.Hannah, Scott.
Landmark: A new season and five new players. Charlie Baker makes his Wolves debut and Will Devey, Tom Dunn, Billy Heath and all makes there League bows.
Order of Goals: W,s,W,s,s,s,s.