Sunderland (a) 1896/97

Football League (218)- Saturday 3 October 1896 at Newcastle Road (Att 7,000)

Sunderland (0) 0: Doig, McNeill, Gow, Ferguson, Dunlop, H Wilson, Gillespie, A Wilson, Campbell, Hartley, Hannah.
Wolves (1) 3 (Pheasant 40, Wood 46, Beats*): Tennant, Bunch, Dunn, Griffiths, Malpass, Owen, Tonks, Pheasant, Beats, Wood, Miller.

Referee: Mr J Strawson (Lincoln).
Landmark: Ted Pheasant nets his first Wolves goal.
Newspaper: Some reports state Wolves scorers as Jack Tonks with two and Billy Beats with one.
League Status: Sunderland were bottom of the League and without a win.
Position: 12th.