|FOOTBALL LEAGUE 1889/90|
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(Preston North End)
Bolton fans certainly saw their share of goals being scored. In three consecutive matches Bolton won 7-1, 7-0 and then lost 1-7. In other League matches they conceded another 7 and 6 goals twice but in the FA Cup they recorded 13-0 and 10-2 victories. Those were the days!
The first club to score double figures in a League match were reigning champions Preston who in their first match of the season beat Stoke 10-0 at Deepdale.
After fielding an ineligible
player Notts County were fined and docked a point for the offence. That
ineligible player moonlighted as a barrister and led a successful appeal -
|1||Preston North End||22||15||3||4||71||30||33|
|5||West Bromwich Albion||22||11||3||8||47||50||25|
home and away table
* As both Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers finished equal on 19 points apiece it was agreed that neither would need to face re-election, which would normally be required of the club finishing fourth from bottom.
R Without a vote being taken it was agreed to re-elect Burnley and Notts County, to elect Sunderland in place of Stoke, and reject the applications of Bootle, Darwen, Grimsby Town, Newton Heath and Sunderland Albion.