Season 1890-91

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1891 Venue Gate Notes
FL Blackburn Rovers 3 1 Notts County FL Kennington Oval, London 23,000  
  Dewar, Southworth, Townley     Oswald        
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1891 Venue Gate Notes
FL Blackburn Rovers 3 2 West Bromwich Albion FL Victoria Ground, Stoke 21,774  
  Southworth, Hall, Reader OG     Groves, Pearson        
FL Sunderland 3 3 Notts County FL Bramall Lane, Sheffield 25,000  
  Smith, Harvie, Campbell     McGregor, McInnes, Oswald        
FL Notts County 2 0 Sunderland FL Bramall Lane, Sheffield 16,000 Replay
  Oswald 2              
Final Table for Season 1890-91
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 1 Everton 22 9 0 2 39 12 5 1 5 24 17 2.17 29 Rd 1
2 -1 Preston North End 22 7 3 1 30 5 5 0 6 14 18 1.91 27 Rd 1
3 7 Notts County 22 9 1 1 33 11 2 3 6 19 24 1.49 26Final
4 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 8 1 2 23 8 4 1 6 16 42 0.78 26 Rd 3
5 4 Bolton Wanderers 22 9 0 2 36 14 3 1 7 11 20 1.38 25 Rd 1
6 -3 Blackburn Rovers 22 7 1 3 29 19 4 1 6 23 24 1.21 24Win
7 NL Sunderland 22 7 2 2 31 13 3 3 5 20 18 1.65 23SF
8 3 Burnley 22 7 1 3 33 24 2 2 7 19 39 0.83 21 Rd 2
9 -1 Aston Villa 22 5 4 2 29 18 2 0 9 16 40 0.78 18 Rd 2
10 -4 Accrington 22 5 1 5 19 19 1 3 7 9 31 0.56 16 Rd 2
11 -4 Derby County 22 6 1 4 38 28 1 0 10 9 53 0.58 15 Rd 2
12 -7 West Bromwich Albion 22 3 1 7 17 26 2 1 8 17 31 0.60 12SF
Notes
Aston Villa, Accrington, Derby County and West Bromwich Albion re-elected.
Sunderland deducted 2 pts.
Football League expanded to 14 clubs for next season.
Stoke & Darwen elected to Football League from the Footbal Alliance.
Failed election to the Football League
Ardwick, Newton Heath, Nottingham Forest & 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 FL Stoke 22 9 2 0 33 15 4 5 2 24 24 1.46 33 Rd 3
2 0 Sunderland Albion 22 9 2 0 47 6 3 4 4 22 22 2.46 30 Rd 2
3 1 Grimsby Town 22 9 2 0 31 9 2 3 6 12 18 1.59 27
4 3 Birmingham Mitchell St George's 22 9 0 2 41 22 3 2 6 23 40 1.03 26 Rd 2
5 6 Nottingham Forest 22 6 4 1 39 15 3 3 5 27 24 1.69 23 Rd 3
6 0 Darwen 22 7 3 1 45 20 3 0 8 19 39 1.08 23 Rd 2
7 2 Walsall Town Swifts 22 6 1 4 22 22 3 2 6 12 39 0.56 21
8 -3 Crewe Alexandra 22 5 1 5 28 29 3 3 5 31 38 0.88 20 Rd 1
9 -1 Newton Heath 22 5 3 3 25 22 2 0 9 12 33 0.67 17
10 0 Small Heath 22 6 0 5 34 23 1 2 8 24 43 0.88 16 Qf Rd
11 -8 Bootle 22 3 6 2 28 18 0 1 10 12 43 0.66 13 Qf Rd
12 -11 The Wednesday 22 4 3 4 30 26 0 2 9 9 40 0.59 13 Rd 3
Notes
Nottingham Forest were deducted 2 pts for fielding an ineligable player.