1891–92 Football League

The Football League 1891/92 was the fourth season of the Football League as the highest English football league. It began on September 5, 1891, ended on 30 April 1892 was the last season, which was equipped yet without the " First Division ". The AFC Sunderland won with five points behind before Preston North End for the first time in club history the English Championship. Of the two rising stars of the previous year Stoke City FC and the club from Darwen Darwen the elite class had to leave again and stay in the 1892 Football League Second Division newly created after just one. Should Newly added after the increase from 14 to 16 clubs for the following season with Nottingham Forest, Newton Heath and The Wednesday three clubs from the Football Alliance.

A total of 292 players were used, with the Sunderland AFC with 15 the least and Everton with 26 aufboten most players in league games. 121 newcomers were offset by 99 footballers who most recently came into play in the 1891/92 season.

Final Table

Results Table

In the left column of the home teams are listed.

Top scorers

The champion team of Sunderland AFC

In the following list, all players were listed who came for the Sunderland AFC in a league game for use during the 1891/92 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.

John Auld (24/ 4) | Johnny Campbell (24/ 32) | Ned Doig (26/ 0 ) | Will Gibson (20/ 0 ) | Donald Gow (16/ 0 ) | David Hannah (18/ 3) | Jimmy Hannah (22/ 17) | Jimmy Logan * ( 2/0 ) | Jimmy Millar (24/ 15) | John Murray (22/ 0 ) | Sid Oliver * ( 3/0 ) | Tom Porteous (25/ 0 ) | John Scott (24 /10) | Jock Smith ( 14/1) | Hughie Wilson (22 /9).

  • Coach: Tom Watson

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. A special role took this one of the FA Cup winners West Bromwich Albion, who after his Cup victory of the re-election took place to be. The following distribution of votes ensured that with Nottingham Forest, Newton Heath and The Wednesday three clubs in the made-up to 16 clubs Football League First Division ascended, FC Darwen played the following season as well as the rejected clubs Sheffield United and Burton Swifts in the newly formed Football League Second Division.