Sunderland (a) 1899/00

Monday 1 January 1900 at Roker Park (Att 18,000)

Sunderland (1) 1 (Leslie 27): Doig, McNeil, McCombie, Jackson, McAlister, Raisbeck, W Hogg, Leslie, Farquhar, Becton, McLatchie.
Wolves (2) 2 (Harper 20, Tonks 25): Baddeley, Davies, Blackett, Griffiths, Pheasant, Fleming, Tonks, Harper, Bowen, Worton, Miller.

Referee: Mr H Boldison (Stockton-on-Tees).
Order of Goals: W,W,s.
Hostelry: Wolves arrived at Sunderland on New Year’s Eve and were hosted at the Roker Hotel.
Joseph Tonks: Tonks who had been receiving abuse from a few of the Molineux fans handed in his registration a couple of days later. Although the club tried to change his mind he never played for Wolves again. He was only 27 years old.
Position: 3rd.