1889–90 Newton Heath LYR F.C. season

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Newton Heath LYR
1889–90 season
Manager A. H. Albut
Football Alliance 8th
FA Cup First Round
Lancashire Senior Cup First Round
Manchester Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Willie Stewart (10)
All:
Willie Stewart (11)
Highest home attendance 5,000 vs Darwen (29 March 1890)
Lowest home attendance 1,000 vs Walsall Town Swifts (21 April 1890)
Home colours
Away colours

The 1889–90 season was Newton Heath LYR's first season in the Football Alliance; they finished in 8th position. The club also took part in the FA Cup and the Lancashire Senior Cup, failing to get past the First Round in both competitions,[1] as well as the Manchester and District Challenge Cup, in which they came out winners.

Football Alliance[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
21 September 1889 Sunderland Albion H 4 – 1 Wilson, J. Doughty, Stewart, Tait 3,000
23 September 1889 Bootle A 1 – 4 Tait 3,000
28 September 1889 Crewe Alexandra A 2 – 2 Stewart, Osborne (o.g.) 2,000
19 October 1889 Walsall Town Swifts A 0 – 4 600
26 October 1889 Birmingham St George's A 1 – 5 J. Doughty 500
9 November 1889 Long Eaton Rangers H 3 – 0 J. Doughty (2), Farman 2,500
30 November 1889 Sheffield Wednesday A 1 – 3 J. Doughty 5,000
7 December 1889 Bootle H 3 – 0 J. Doughty, Farman, Stewart 4,000
21 December 1889 Walsall Town Swifts H 3 – 0[2] J. Doughty, Jones (o.g.), Farman 1,000
28 December 1889 Darwen A 1 – 4 G. Owen 5,000
4 January 1890 Grimsby Town H 4 – 1[2] Craig (2), Wilson, J. Doughty 4,000
25 January 1890 Sunderland Albion A 0 – 2 4,000
8 February 1890 Grimsby Town A 0 – 7 2,400
15 February 1890 Nottingham Forest A 3 – 1 Stewart (2), Wilson 800
1 March 1890 Crewe Alexandra H 1 – 2 G. Owen 2,000
15 March 1890 Small Heath A 1 – 1 Wilson 2,000
22 March 1890 Long Eaton Rangers A 3 – 1 Wilson (2), Farman 2,000
29 March 1890 Darwen H 2 – 1 Davies, Stewart 5,000
5 April 1890 Nottingham Forest H 0 – 1 4,000
7 April 1890 Small Heath H 9 – 1 Stewart (3), J. Doughty (2), Craig, R. Doughty, Farman, Wilson 4,000
14 April 1890 Grimsby Town H 0 – 1 3,000
19 April 1890 Birmingham St George's H 2 – 1 Craig, J. Doughty 2,500
21 April 1890 Walsall Town Swifts H 2 – 1 Davies, Stewart 1,000
26 April 1890 Sheffield Wednesday H 1 – 2 Craig 4,000
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA Pts
7 Birmingham St George's 22 10 3 9 67 52 21
8 Newton Heath 22 9 2 11 40 45 20
9 Walsall Town Swifts 22 8 3 11 44 59 19

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
18 January 1890 Round 1 Preston North End A 1 – 6 Craig 7,900

Lancashire Senior Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
2 November 1889 Round 1 Halliwell A 1 – 2 Stewart 2,000

Manchester and District Challenge Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
12 April 1890 Semi-final Denton Hyde Road 4 – 1 Farman (2), Stewart, G. Owen 4,000
3 May 1890 Final Royton Brooke's Bar 5 – 2 Craig (3), G. Owen, Farman 4,000

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name Alliance FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Tom Hay 15 0 1 0 16 0
GK England James Pedley 1 0 0 0 1 0
FB England Charlie Harrison 9 0 1 0 10 0
FB Scotland Andrew Mitchell 19 0 0 0 19 0
FB Wales Jack Powell 17 0 1 0 18 0
HB Wales Tom Burke 5 0 0 0 5 0
HB Wales Joe Davies 21 2 1 0 22 2
HB G. Felton 5 0 0 0 5 0
HB Wales Jack Owen 18 0 1 0 19 0
FW T. Craig 11 3 1 1 12 4
FW Wales Jack Doughty 22 9 1 0 23 9
FW Wales Roger Doughty 20 1 1 0 21 1
FW England Alf Farman 17 4 1 0 18 4
FW England James Gotheridge 5 0 0 0 5 0
FW Wales George Owen 12 2 1 0 13 2
FW Scotland Willie Stewart 19 10 0 0 19 10
FW England William Tait 7 2 0 0 7 2
FW England Edgar Wilson 19 6 1 0 20 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newton Heath Season 1889/90". StretfordEnd.co.uk. Retrieved 8 October 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Match annulled after protest due to unfit ground