1890–91 Football League

The Football League 1890/91 was the third season of the Football League as the highest English football league. It began on September 6, 1890 and ended on 18 April 1891. Everton won with two points behind defending champions Preston North End for the first time in club history the English Championship. Newcomer AFC Sunderland remained like all other clubs in the league get; Relegated there was ultimately no. Should Newly added after the increase from 12 to 14 clubs for the following season with FC Stoke and Darwen FC two clubs from the Football Alliance.

A total of 246 players were used, with the Sunderland AFC, the least and the FC Accrington with 27 aufboten 16 most players in league games. 104 newcomers were offset by 69 footballers who most recently came into play in the 1890/91 season.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Top scorers

The champion team of Everton FC

In the following list, all players were listed who came for Everton FC in a league game for use during the 1890/91 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 arrangements prior to 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.

Jack Angus ( 11/0 ) | Alec Brady ( 21/9 ) | William Campbell ( 13/1) | Edgar Chadwick (22/ 10) | Dan Doyle (20/ 0 ) | Jack Elliott * (1/0 ) | Fred Geary (22/ 20) | Patrick Gordon * ( 3/0 ) | Andrew Hannah (20/ 0 ) | Johnny Holt ( 21/1 ) | David Jardine (10/ 0 ) | Dan Kirkwood (19/ 1) | Alex Latta (10/ 4) | Alex Lochhead * (1/0 ) | Duncan McLean * (5/ 0 ) | Alf Milward (22/ 12) | Charlie Parry (13/ 0 ) | Hope Robertson * (3/1 ) | Robert Smalley * (1/0 ) | Tom Wylie * (4 /4).

  • Coach: Dick Molyneux

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. The following distribution of votes made ​​sure that the FC Stoke and Darwen FC for 1891/92 season were included in the Football League and remained positioned at the end of every four American Football League teams in the league:

Special events

  • John McMillan shot on January 10, 1891 for Derby County against Wolverhampton Wanderers five goals.