1889–90 Football League

The Football League in 1889/90 was the second season of the Football League as the highest English football league. It began on September 7, 1889 and ended on 31 March 1890. Preston North End defended the title last year and won two point distance before the Everton FC the second English championship in the club's history. Adopt from the Football League had to after the end of the season of FC Stoke, who was replaced by Sunderland AFC from the Football Alliance.

A total of 255 players were used, where the FC Accrington the least and the Burnley FC with 26 aufboten 17 most players in league games. 109 newcomers were offset by 86 footballers who most recently came into play in the 1889/90 season.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Top scorers

The champion team of Preston North End

In the following list, all players were listed that for Preston North End came in a league match for use during the 1889/90 season. It must be noted that in most cases a minimum number of games will be provided in English football to accept the official champion medal allowed. As regards the specific control before the introduction of the Premier League, there is lack of clarity, all the players with an asterisk (*) have been provided which have received no champion medal presumably because of their small contribution. In brackets the number of bets as well as the goals achieved are called.

Fred Dewhurst * ( 6/0 ) | Geordie Drummond (18/ 10) | Jack Gordon (22/ 5) | Johnny Graham (17/ 0 ) | Frederick Gray * (1 /1) | C. Heaton * (2/1 ) | Billy Hendry * (1/0 ) | Bob Holmes (18/ 0 ) | Bob Howarth (21/ 0 ) | Jock Inglis * ( 2/1) | William Johnstone * ( 2/0 ) | Bob Kelso (20 / 0 ) | CA Paul * ( 3/0 ) | Sandy Robertson * (7/ 0 ) | Nick Ross (20/ 22) | Jimmy Ross (21/ 19) | Dave Russell (21/ 4) | Sammy Thomson (18 / 7) | James trainer ( 22/ 0).

  • Coach: none

Election Procedures

The regulations of the Football League stipulated that had to face the four lowest-ranked teams to re-election at the end of the season. Was voted at the annual general meeting of the Football League, it was decided at the same time on admissions. Due to an error in the goal difference of Bolton Wanderers Aston Villa was originally on the fourth last rank was exempted from the reelection, however, because the Torquotient was inferior only to hundredths as at Bolton Wanderers. The following vote ensured that the FC Stoke in the following 1890/91 season as opposed to the third and penultimate placed Notts County and Burnley FC no longer allowed to play in the Football League and was replaced by the AFC Sunderland.

Special events

  • Sandy Higgins shot on December 28, 1889 for Derby County against Aston Villa five goals.