Derby County (H) 1896/97

Football League (213)- Tuesday 1 September 1896 at Molineux (Att 5,000)

Wolves (0) 1 (Black 73): Tennant, Eccles, Dunn, Griffiths, Malpass, Owen, Tonks, Nicholls, Beats, Wood, Black.
Derby County (0) 0: Robinson, Methven, Leiper, Turner, A Goodall, Kinsey, Goodchild, Bloomer, Miller, Stevenson, McQueen.

Referee: Mr A Scragg (Crewe).
Landmark: George Eccles makes his Wolves debut following his recent transfer from Burslem Port Vale and Alf Nicholls makes his Football League bow. Derby’s Jimmy Turner and George Goodchild were both making their debuts.
Position: 3rd.