Monday 28 December 1896 at Molineux (Att 11,561)
Wolves (2) 6 (Smith 38, Lyden 39 86, Owen 65, McMain 70 90): Tennant, Eccles, Wood, Griffiths, Owen, Fleming, Tonks, Lyden, Beats, McMain, Smith.
West Bromwich Albion (1) 1 (Bassett 42): Reader, Horton, Williams, Perry, Higgins, McManus, Bassett, Flewitt, Cameron, Richards, Watson.
Referee: Mr J. Lewis (Blackburn).
Order of Goals: W,W,w,W,W,W,W.
Injuries: Albion were reduced to nine men just minutes into the second-half after injuries to Billy Bassett and Jack Horton.
Newspaper: Some reports suggest Billy Beats netted Wolves sixth.