Pre-Season Practice Matches 1897/98

Saturday 21 August 1897 at Molineux
Yellows & Blacks 2 (McMain, Beats): Baddeley, Blackett, Matthias, Nurse, Pheasant, Kelsey, Tonks, McMain, Beats, Wood, Miller.
Whites 0: Tennant, Eccles, Fleming, Griffiths, Malpass, Owen, Chadburn, Harper, W Smith, Worton, Barratt.

Thursday 26 August 1897 at Molineux
Black & Yellows 1 (McMain): Baddeley, Eccles, Blackett, Griffiths, Owen, Fleming, Tonks, McMain, Beats, Wood, Miller.
Whites 1 (Chadburn): Harris, Tuft, Matthias, Nurse, Pheasant, Malpass, Chadburn, Harper, W Smith, Kelsey, Edge.