Season 1889-90

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1890 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 6 1 The Wednesday Kennington Oval, London 20,000  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1890 Venue Gate Notes
Blackburn Rovers 1 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers County Ground, Derby 14,788  
The Wednesday 2 1 Bolton Wanderers Perry Bar, Birmingham 15,000  
 
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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 0 Preston North End 22 8 1 2 41 12 7 2 2 30 18 2.367 33 7,545 Rd 3
2 6 Everton 22 8 2 1 40 15 6 1 4 25 25 1.625 31 9,627 Rd 2
3 1Blackburn Rovers 22 9 0 2 59 18 3 3 5 19 23 1.902 27 7,600 Winner
4 -1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 6 3 2 28 14 4 2 5 23 24 1.342 25 5,436 SF
5 1 West Bromwich Albion 22 8 1 2 37 20 3 2 6 10 30 0.94 25 4,914 Rd 1
6 1 Accrington 22 6 4 1 33 25 3 2 6 20 31 0.946 24 3,282 Rd 5
7 3 Derby County 22 8 2 1 32 13 1 1 9 11 42 0.782 21 3,864 Rd 1
8 -6 Aston Villa 22 6 2 3 30 15 1 3 7 13 36 0.843 19 6,182 Rd 2
9 -4 Bolton Wanderers 22 6 1 4 37 24 3 0 8 17 41 0.831 19 5,318 SF
10 1 Notts County 22 4 3 4 20 19 2 2 7 23 32 0.843 17 3,409 Rd 3
11 -2 Burnley 22 3 1 7 20 21 1 4 6 16 44 0.554 13 5,136 Rd 1
12 0 Stoke 22 2 3 6 18 20 1 1 9 9 49 0.391 10 3,277 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 Ave Gate FA Cup
1 NL The Wednesday 22 10 0 1 48 19 5 2 4 22 20 31 32 2,100 Final
2 NL Sunderland Albion 21 10 0 1 44 12 4 1 5 19 22 29 31 2,500 Rd 1
3 FC Bootle 22 11 0 0 47 8 1 2 8 16 32 23 26 3,400 Rd 3
4 FC Grimsby Town 22 9 0 2 42 17 3 2 6 16 30 11 26 1,833 Rd 2
5 FC Crewe Alexandra 22 6 2 3 42 27 5 0 6 26 32 9 24 3,333
6 FC Darwen 22 9 0 2 44 24 2 1 8 24 45 -1 23 3,500
7 FC Birmingham Mitchell St George's 21 6 2 2 31 19 3 1 7 31 30 13 21 1,500 Rd 1
8 FC Newton Heath 22 7 0 4 27 11 2 2 7 13 34 -5 20 2,227 Rd 1
9 NL Walsall Town Swifts 22 6 3 2 27 19 2 0 9 18 40 -14 19 2,365
10 FC Small Heath 22 5 3 3 33 18 1 2 8 11 49 -23 17 1,560 Rd 2
11 NL Nottingham Forest 22 3 4 4 19 21 3 1 7 12 42 -32 17 3,571 Rd 1
12 FC Long Eaton Rangers 22 3 1 7 19 28 0 1 10 15 47 -41 8 2,300
Notes
Birmingham Mitchell St George's had refused to replay their rearranged home match with Sunderland Albion. Sunderland Albion awarded 2 pts.