1890–91 Newton Heath LYR F.C. season

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Newton Heath LYR
1890–91 season
Manager A. H. Albut
Football Alliance 9th
FA Cup Second Round Qualifying
Lancashire Senior Cup Second Round
Manchester Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Ramsay (7)
All:
Alf Farman (7)
Robert Ramsay (7)
Highest home attendance 6,000 vs Darwen (6 September 1890)
Lowest home attendance 1,000 vs Small Heath (13 December 1890)
Home colours
Away colours

The 1890–91 season was Newton Heath's second season in the Football Alliance; they finished in 9th position. The club also took part in the FA Cup, reaching the Second Qualifying Round; the Lancashire Senior Cup, in which they reached the Second Round; and the Manchester and District Challenge Cup, in which they finished as runners-up to Ardwick.[1]

Football Alliance[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
6 September 1890 Darwen H 4 – 2 Farman, Evans, J. Doughty, Owen 6,000
13 September 1890 Grimsby Town A 1 – 3 Stewart 3,000
20 September 1890 Nottingham Forest H 1 – 1 J. Doughty 5,000
27 September 1890 Stoke A 1 – 2 Milarvie 2,000
11 October 1890 Bootle A 0 – 5 4,000
18 October 1890 Grimsby Town H 3 – 1 Ramsay, Evans, Sharpe 2,500
1 November 1890 Crewe Alexandra H 6 – 3 Farman, Stewart (2), Craig, Evans, Ramsay 4,000
8 November 1890 Walsall Town Swifts A 1 – 2 Sharpe 3,000
22 November 1890 Nottingham Forest A 2 – 8 Farman, Ramsay 2,000
29 November 1890 Sunderland Albion H 1 – 5 Ramsay 2,000
13 December 1890 Small Heath H 3 – 1 Sharpe, Milarvie, Speller (o.g.) 1,000
27 December 1890 Bootle H 2 – 1 Stewart, Milarvie 5,000
5 January 1891 Stoke H 0 – 1 3,000
10 January 1891 Birmingham St George's A 1 – 6 Farman 1,000
17 January 1891 Walsall Town Swifts H 3 – 3 Owen, Milarvie, Ramsay 1,500
24 January 1891 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 1 Sharpe, Stewart 3,000
14 February 1891 Crewe Alexandra A 1 – 0 Farman 3,000
21 February 1891 Sheffield Wednesday H 1 – 1 Craig 4,000
7 March 1891 Small Heath A 1 – 2 Sharpe 2,000
14 March 1891 Birmingham St George's H 1 – 3 Sharpe 2,000
28 March 1891 Darwen A 1 – 2 Ramsay 2,000
11 April 1891 Sunderland Albion A 1 – 2 Ramsay 3,500
Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA Pts
8 Crewe Alexandra 22 8 4 10 59 67 20
9 Newton Heath 22 7 3 12 37 55 17
10 Small Heath 22 7 2 13 58 66 16

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
4 October 1890 First Round Qualifying Higher Walton H 2 – 0 Farman, Evans 3,000
25 October 1890 Second Round Qualifying Bootle Reserves A 0 – 1 3,000

Lancashire Senior Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
7 February 1891 Round 1 Witton A 4 – 3 Craig, Milarvie, unknown, unknown
19 February 1891 Round 2 Preston North End A 1 – 3 Farman 2,000

Manchester Senior Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
14 February 1891 Round 3 Hurst H 2 – 2 Jones (2) 500
21 March 1891 Semi-final Stockport County Ardwick 3 – 1 Stewart, Craig, Milarvie 5,000
18 April 1891 Final Ardwick West Manchester 0 – 1 10,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shury, Alan; Landamore, Brian (2005). The Definitive Newton Heath F.C. SoccerData. pp. 16–17, 52. ISBN 1-899468-16-1.