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SEASON: 1890-91


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Next Season: 1891-92
DIVISION:
Football Alliance (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Harry Radford

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Sunderland (A) 0-4)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Alex Higgins (11 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
5

Competitive Goals:
23

Goals per game:
4.6



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
22

League Points:
25 out of 44 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
56.8%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored1 time1 time2 times
Conceded1 time1 time1 time
Won By2 times
Lost By1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
-

Lowest League Attendance:
-

Average League Attendance:
-


Highest Cup Attendance:
8,000 (Friendly - Wolverhampton Wanderers)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
8,000 (Friendly - Wolverhampton Wanderers)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
2

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

FOOTBALL ALLIANCEHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Stoke City22137257391.46233Elected to the Football League--
2Sunderland Albion22126469282.46430Application to join the League was rejected; left to join the Northern League--
3Grimsby Town22115643271.59327--
4Birmingham St George's22122864621.03226--
5Nottingham Forest2297666391.69225Application to join the League was rejected
6Darwen22103964591.08523Elected to the Football League--
7Walsall Town Swifts2293103461.55721--
8Crewe Alexandra2284105967.88120--
9Newton Heath2273123755.67317Application to join the League was rejected--
10Small Heath2272135866.87916--
11Bootle2237124061.65613--
12The Wednesday2245133966.59113--
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

Football Alliance
DateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Sep 06, 1890BootleA5-1Win-Hawthorne Road
Sat Sep 13, 1890DarwenH5-2Win3,000Gregory Ground
Sat Sep 20, 1890Newton HeathA1-1Draw4,000North Road (Manchester)
Sat Sep 27, 1890Crewe AlexandraH5-2Win-Gregory Ground
Sat Oct 11, 1890Sunderland AlbionA0-0Draw-Blue House Field
Sat Oct 18, 1890BootleH7-0Win3,000Town Ground
Sat Nov 01, 1890The WednesdayA2-0Win10,000Olive Grove
Sat Nov 08, 1890Birmingham St George'sH4-0Win4,000Town Ground
Sat Nov 22, 1890Newton HeathH8-2Win2,000Town Ground
Sat Dec 13, 1890DarwenA4-4Draw4,000Barley Bank
Sat Dec 27, 1890Grimsby TownH1-1Draw3,000Town Ground
Sat Jan 24, 1891Sunderland AlbionH1-1Draw5,000Town Ground
Mon Feb 02, 1891Birmingham St George'sA3-6Loss2,000St. Andrews
Sat Feb 21, 1891Crewe AlexandraA7-0Win-Gresty Road
Thu Feb 26, 1891Small HeathH4-5Loss2,500Town Ground
Sat Feb 28, 1891Small HeathA2-4Loss5,000Muntz Street
Sat Mar 14, 1891Walsall Town SwiftsH2-0Win3,000Town Ground
Sat Mar 21, 1891The WednesdayH0-0Draw-Town Ground
Sat Apr 04, 1891Walsall Town SwiftsA2-3Loss3,000The Chuckery
Thu Apr 09, 1891Grimsby TownA0-3Loss4,000Blundell Park


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 17, 1891Clapton1A14-0Win1,500Spotted Dog Ground
Sat Jan 31, 1891Sunderland Albion2A1-1Draw12,000Blue House Field
Sat Feb 07, 1891Sunderland Albion2Y1H3-3Draw8,000Town Ground
Wed Feb 11, 1891Sunderland Albion2Y2N5-0Win6,000Bramall Lane
Sat Feb 14, 1891SunderlandQuarterA0-4Loss15,000Newcastle Road


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Sep 01, 1890Wolverhampton WanderersEnglandA0-1Loss8,000
Wed Sep 03, 1890Notts OlympicEnglandH4-0Win-Gregory Ground
Mon Sep 15, 1890Heart Of MidlothianScotlandA0-1Loss-
Mon Sep 29, 1890Sheffield UnitedEnglandA2-1Win-
Thu Oct 02, 1890Queen's ParkScotlandH4-2Win3,500Town GroundInaugural game at The Town Ground
Fri Oct 03, 1890StokeEnglandH2-2Draw3,000Town Ground
Thu Oct 23, 1890Aston VillaEnglandH3-0Win3,500Town Ground
Sat Oct 25, 1890Clapham RoversEnglandA4-0Win-
Thu Nov 13, 1890Wolverhampton WanderersEnglandH5-0Win-Town Ground
Sat Nov 15, 1890West Bromwich AlbionEnglandA2-2Draw2,000
Thu Nov 27, 1890Bolton WanderersEnglandH7-1Win-Town Ground
Sat Nov 29, 1890StokeEnglandA1-2Loss3,000
Sat Dec 06, 1890ClydeScotlandA5-2Win2,000
Thu Dec 18, 1890BurnleyEnglandH3-4Loss1,500Town Ground
Fri Dec 26, 1890NottsEnglandA0-0Draw20,000
Thu Jan 01, 1891Bolton WanderersEnglandA0-3Loss6,000
Sat Jan 03, 1891Heart Of MidlothianScotlandH8-2Win2,000Town Ground
Sat Jan 10, 1891Glasgow RangersScotlandA2-1Win1,500Ibrox
Mon Mar 02, 1891Sheffield UnitedEnglandA4-1Win3,000
Thu Mar 12, 1891West Bromwich AlbionEnglandH2-3Loss3,000Town Ground
Mon Mar 16, 1891Aston VillaEnglandA2-3Loss-
Fri Mar 27, 1891Middlesbrough IronopolisEnglandA2-2Draw2,000
Sat Mar 28, 1891Newcastle East EndEnglandA2-1Win3,000
Mon Mar 30, 1891ChathamEnglandA2-0Win4,000
Tue Mar 31, 1891Royal ArsenalEnglandA5-0Win7,000
Thu Apr 02, 1891Blackburn RoversEnglandH4-0Win3,000Town Ground
Sat Apr 11, 1891Glasgow RangersScotlandH3-0Win4,000Town Ground
Sat Apr 18, 1891NottsEnglandH2-4Loss9,500Town Ground
Mon Apr 20, 1891EvertonEnglandA1-1Draw-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKBill Brown211
GKJack Holland211
GKWalter Cox
DAdam Scott5221
DHarry Pike
DJoseph Southward
DMartin Earp5221
DRobertson (1891-92)
MAlbert Smith5221
MAlexander Rowan
MDavid Russell422
MFrank Guttridge
MFred Thompson
MJ Bullock
MMatthew Rorke
MNeil McCallum52212
MTommy Jeacock3111
FAlex Higgins522111
FArthur Shaw52212
FHorace Pike
FJ Duncan
FTeddy May3111
FTinsley Lindley52215
FWilliam 'Tich' Smith52213
FPercy Oscroft
Edward Anderson
G Shelton
T Radford
Tom Widdowson11


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
11Alex Higgins5
5Tinsley Lindley5
3William 'Tich' Smith5
2Arthur Shaw5
2Neil McCallum5



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season