Aston Villa (a) 1890/91

Saturday 14 March 1891 at Wellington Road, Perry Barr (Att 5,000)

Aston Villa (2) 6 (McNight*, Dickson*, Athersmith*, Athersmith*, Dickson*, Athersmith*): Warner, Evans, Cox, J Brown, Cowan, G Campbell, Athersmith, Dickson, McKnight, L Campbell, Hodgetts.
Wolves (2) 2 (Topham*, Topham*): Rose, Brodie, Mason, Booth, Allen, Lowder, Wykes, Thomson, Topham, Wood, Bowdler.

Order of Goals: a,W,W,a,a,a,a,a.
Landmark: Dick Topham was making his Wolves and Football League debut. Charlie Athersmith makes his Villa debut.
Note: Topham who made his Wolves bow, just eight weeks earlier had been in the Casuals team beaten 13-1 by Villa in the FA Cup.
Newspaper: Some reports have Jimmy Cowan as netting Villa’s first.
Position: 4th.