Stoke (a) 1896/97

Football League (214)- Saturday 5 September 1896 at Victoria Ground (Att 4,000)

Stoke (0) 2 (Wood 55 90): Latham, Clare, Eccles, Peacock, Simpson, Brodie, Johnson, W Maxwell, Baird, Wood, Schofield.
Wolves (1) 1 (Edge 30): Tennant, Eccles, Dunn, Griffiths, Malpass, Owen, Tonks, Edge, Beats, Wood, Black.

Referee: Mr J Jefferies (Rotherham).
Kick-off: The start to the match was delayed by over an hour as Wolves arrival was delayed by the late running of their train.
Landmark: Stoke’s Jimmy Peacock was making his debut.
Newspaper: Some reports state that Freddie Johnson netted Stoke’s first.
Position: 6th.