Season 1889-90

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1890 Venue Gate Notes
FL Blackburn Rovers 6 1 The Wednesday NL Kennington Oval, London 20,000  
  Townley 3, Walton, Southworth Jk, Lofthouse     Bennett        
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1890 Venue Gate Notes
FL Blackburn Rovers 1 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers FL County Ground, Derby 14,788  
  Southworth Jk              
NL The Wednesday 2 1 Bolton Wanderers FL Perry Bar, Birmingham 15,000  
  Mumford 2     McNee        
Final Table for Season 1889-90
Football League
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Football LeaguePld W D L F A W D L F AG AvePts FA Cup
1 0 Preston North End 22 8 1 2 41 12 7 2 2 30 18 2.37 33 Rd 3
2 6 Everton 22 8 2 1 40 15 6 1 4 25 25 1.63 31 Rd 2
3 1 Blackburn Rovers 22 9 0 2 59 18 3 3 5 19 23 1.90 27Win
4 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 6 3 2 28 14 4 2 5 23 24 1.34 25SF
5 1 West Bromwich Albion 22 8 1 2 37 20 3 2 6 10 30 0.94 25 Rd 1
6 1 Accrington 22 6 4 1 33 25 3 2 6 20 31 0.95 24 Rd 2
7 3 Derby County 22 8 2 1 32 13 1 1 9 11 42 0.78 21 Rd 1
8 -6 Aston Villa 22 6 2 3 30 15 1 3 7 13 36 0.84 19 Rd 2
9 -4 Bolton Wanderers 22 6 1 4 37 24 3 0 8 17 41 0.83 19SF
10 1 Notts County 22 4 3 4 20 19 2 2 7 23 32 0.84 17 Rd 3
11 -2 Burnley 22 3 1 7 20 21 1 4 6 16 44 0.55 13 Rd 1
12 0 Stoke 22 2 3 6 18 20 1 1 9 9 49 0.39 10 Rd 3
Notes
As Aston Villa & Bolton Wanderers finished equal on points both were excluded from having to apply for re-election
Sunderland elected to Football League Burnley and Notts County re-elected. Stoke failed re-election and were elected to join the Football Alliance.
Failed election to the Football League
Bootle, Darwen, Grimsby Town, Newton Heath & Sunderland Albion
Football Alliance
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Football Alliance Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 NL The Wednesday 22 10 0 1 48 19 5 2 4 22 20 1.79 32Final
2 NL Sunderland Albion 21 10 0 1 44 12 4 1 5 19 22 1.85 31
3 TC Bootle 22 11 0 0 47 8 1 2 8 16 32 1.58 26 Rd 3
4TC Grimsby Town 22 9 0 2 42 17 3 2 6 16 30 1.23 26 Rd 2
5TC Crewe Alexandra 22 6 2 3 42 27 5 0 6 26 32 1.15 24
6TC Darwen 22 9 0 2 44 24 2 1 8 24 45 0.99 23
7TC Birmingham Mitchell St George's 21 6 2 2 31 19 3 1 7 31 30 1.27 21 Rd 1
8TC Newton Heath 22 7 0 4 27 11 2 2 7 13 34 0.89 20 Rd 1
9 NL Walsall Town Swifts 22 6 3 2 27 19 2 0 9 18 40 0.76 19
10TC Small Heath 22 5 3 3 33 18 1 2 8 11 49 0.66 17 Rd 2
11 NL Nottingham Forest 22 3 4 4 19 21 3 1 7 12 42 0.49 17 Rd 1
12TC Long Eaton Rangers 22 3 1 7 19 28 0 1 10 15 47 0.45 8
Notes
Birmingham Mitchell St George's had refused to replay their rearranged home match with Sunderland Albion. Sunderland Albion awarded 2 pts.