FA CUP 1889-90



Winners: Blackburn Rovers

Runners-up: The Wednesday

 Holders from previous season: Preston North End

Furthest non-league team: The Wednesday (final)


First qualifying round
5 October 1889Attercliffe5-0WhitbyMatch declared void
5 October 1889Birtley3-1Bishop Auckland
5 October 1889Bishop Auckland Church Institute0-9Stockton
5 October 1889Boston0-2Gainsborough Trinity
5 October 1889Chatham4-5Crusaders
5 October 1889Chesham0-1Maidenhead
5 October 1889Chester2-0Over Wanderers
5 October 1889Chester St Oswalds4-0Druids
WalkoverClapton London CaledoniansScratched
5 October 1889Darlington St Augustines5-0Darlington
5 October 1889Denton1-5Gorton Villa
5 October 1889Derby Junction4-2Matlock
5 October 1889Dulwich0-9Old St Paul's
5 October 1889Gateshead NER1-0Elswick Rangers
5 October 1889Halliwell5-0Clitheroe
5 October 1889Heanor Town7-1Long Eaton Midland
5 October 1889Jardines4-1Notts Swifts
5 October 1889Macclesfield Town2-4Hartford & Davenham United
5 October 1889Middlesbrough3-4South Bank
5 October 1889Millwall Athletic0-4Schorne College
5 October 1889Newcastle East End4-0Shankhouse
5 October 1889Newcastle West End9-1Port Clarence
5 October 1889Old Brightonians4-0Marlow
5 October 1889Old Harrovians2-4Norwich Thorpe
5 October 1889Old St Mark's5-5Norwich CEYMS
5 October 1889Old Wykehamists3-4Rochester
5 October 1889Redcar1-0Clifton
5 October 1889Rotherham Swifts9-1Owlerton
5 October 1889Rotherham Town2-1Doncaster Rovers
5 October 1889Royal Arsenal11-0Lyndhurst
5 October 1889Scarborough1-6Sheffield United
5 October 1889Shrewsbury Town3-2Nantwich
WalkoverSouth Shore WorkingtonScratched
5 October 1889Whitburn7-1Morpeth Harriers
5 October 1889Walsall Town Swifts3-0Wellington St George's
5 October 1889Watford Rovers5-3Swindon Town
5 October 1889Wednesbury Old Athletic1-0Leek
12 October 1889Old St Mark's2-1Norwich CEYMS
12 October 1889Whitby6-0Attercliffe
Second qualifying round
26 October 1889Beeston St John's1-3Jardines
26 October 1889Birtley1-2Newcastle West End
26 October 1889Burton Swifts5-3Great Bridge Unity
26 October 1889Burton Wanderers2-3Wednesbury Old Athletic
26 October 1889Casuals3-8Swifts
26 October 1889Chester1-0Burslem Port Vale
26 October 1889Chester St Oswald's6-1Shrewsbury Town
26 October 1889Clapton3-0Rochester
26 October 1889Crusaders2-0Old St Mark's
26 October 1889Darlington St Augustines2-1Newcastle East End
26 October 1889Derby Junction6-1Belper Town
WalkoverGainsborough Trinity KetteringScratched
26 October 1889Gorton Villa2-7Darwen
26 October 1889Hartford & Davenham United0-4Crewe Alexandra
26 October 1889Heanor Town2-7Derby Midland
WalkoverHigher Walton Blackburn Park RoadScratched
26 October 1889Lincoln City2-1Notts Olympic
26 October 1889Linfield Athletic4-0Cliftonville
26 October 1889Liverpool Stanley0-2Halliwell
26 October 1889Long Eaton Rangers1-3Staveley
26 October 1889Loughborough2-1Derby St LukeMatch declared void
26 October 1889Maidenhead1-2Luton Town
26 October 1889Northwich Victoria3-1Wrexham
26 October 1889Norwich Thorpe2-2Royal Arsenal
26 October 1889Notts Rangers3-2Beeston
26 October 1889Old Etonians3-3Old Brightonians
26 October 1889Oldbury Town1-3Small Heath
26 October 1889Reading3-4Old St Paul's
26 October 1889Redcar1-8Rotherham Town
26 October 1889Schome College1-2Watford Rovers
26 October 1889Sheffield2-0Sheffield Walkley
26 October 1889Sheffield United1-0Sheffield Heeley
26 October 1889South Bank3-0Whitburn
26 October 1889South Shore3-1Witton
26 October 1889Stockton5-0Gateshead NER
26 October 1889Warwick County1-1Walsall Town Swifts
26 October 1889Whitby1-5Rotherham Swifts
ByeBelfast North End
ByeBelfast YMCA
2 November 1889Derby St Luke2-0Loughborough
2 November 1889Old Brightonians4-1Old Etonians
WalkoverRoyal Arsenal Norwich ThorpeScratched
2 November 1889Walsall Town Swifts2-0Warwick County
Third qualifying round
16 November 1889Burton Swifts1-6Walsall Town Swifts
16 November 1889Chester St Oswald's0-3Chester
WalkoverClapton Old BrightoniansScratched
16 November 1889Crewe Alexandra9-0Northwich Victoria
16 November 1889Darwen4-1Halliwell
16 November 1889Derby St Luke0-1Derby Midland
WalkoverDistillery Belfast YMCAScratched
16 November 1889Jardines2-2Gainsborough Trinity
WalkoverLinfield Athletic Belfast North EndScratched
16 November 1889Newcastle West End5-2South Bank
16 November 1889Notts Rangers2-7Lincoln City
16 November 1889Old St Paul's4-0Luton Town
16 November 1889Rotherham Swifts0-0Rotherham Town
16 November 1889Royal Arsenal5-2Crusaders
16 November 1889Sheffield United3-0Sheffield
16 November 1889South Shore6-2Higher Walton
16 November 1889Staveley2-0Derby Junction
16 November 1889Stockton3-1Darlington St Augustines
16 November 1889Watford Rovers2-5Swifts
16 November 1889Wednesbury Old Athletic1-5Small Heath
25 November 1889Gainsborough Trinity4-1Jardines
18 November 1889Rotherham Town2-1Rotherham Swifts
Fourth qualifying round
7 December 1889Chester2-1Crewe Alexandra
7 December 1889Derby Midland6-0Staveley
7 December 1889Distillery3-3Linfield Athletic
7 December 1889Lincoln City5-3Gainsborough Trinity
7 December 1889Old St Paul's0-6Clapton
7 December 1889Rotherham Town2-2Sheffield United
7 December 1889Royal Arsenal1-5Swifts
7 December 1889Small Heath4-0Walsall Town Swifts
7 December 1889South Shore2-0Darwen
7 December 1889Stockton0-1Newcastle West End
21 December 1889Linfield Athletic3-5Distillery
21 December 1889Sheffield United2-1Rotherham Town
First round
18 January 1890Accrington3-1West Bromwich AlbionMatch declared void
18 January 1890Birmingham St George's4-4Notts County
18 January 1890Blackburn Rovers4-2Sunderland
18 January 1890Bootle1-3Sunderland AlbionSunderland Albion disqualified
18 January 1890Bolton Wanderers10-2Distillery
18 January 1890Derby Midland3-0Nottingham Forest
18 January 1890Everton11-2Derby County
18 January 1890Lincoln City2-0Chester
18 January 1890Newcastle West End1-2Grimsby Town
18 January 1890Preston North End6-1Newton Heath
18 January 1890Sheffield United2-1BurnleyGIANT KILLING
18 January 1890Small Heath3-1Clapton
18 January 1890South Shore2-4Aston Villa
18 January 1890Stoke3-0Old Westminsters
18 January 1890The Wednesday6-1Swifts
18 January 1890Wolverhampton Wanderers2-0Old Carthusians
25 January 1890Accrington3-0West Bromwich Albion
25 January 1890Notts County6-2Birmingham St George's
Second round
1 February 1890Blackburn Rovers3-0Grimsby Town
1 February 1890Bolton Wanderers13-0Sheffield United
1 February 1890Bootle2-1Derby Midland
1 February 1890Notts County4-1Aston Villa
1 February 1890Preston North End4-0Lincoln City
1 February 1890Stoke4-2Everton
1 February 1890The Wednesday2-1AccringtonGIANT KILLING
1 February 1890Wolverhampton Wanderers2-1Small Heath
15 February 1890Bootle0-7Blackburn Rovers
15 February 1890Preston North End2-3Bolton Wanderers
15 February 1890The Wednesday5-0Notts CountyMatch declared void
15 February 1890Wolverhampton Wanderers4-0StokeMatch declared void
22 February 1890The Wednesday2-3Notts CountyMatch declared void
22 February 1890Wolverhampton Wanderers8-0Stoke
2nd Replay
3 March 1890The Wednesday2-1Notts CountyGIANT KILLING
8 March 1890Blackburn Rovers1-0Wolverhampton WanderersPlayed at County Ground, Derby
8 March 1890The Wednesday2-1Bolton Wanderers


Played at Wellington Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham

29 March 1890Blackburn Rovers6-1The WednesdayPlayed at Kennington Oval, London
20,000Townley 3 (5, 40, 70), Walton (10), Southworth (44), Lofthouse (85) Mumford (50)Referee: Francis Marindin