1881–82 Bolton Wanderers F.C. season

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Bolton Wanderers
1881–82 season
Secretary Tom Rawthorne
FA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
All: W.G. Struthers

The 1881–82 season was the first season in which Bolton Wanderers competed in a senior competitive football competition. The club entered the FA Cup in October 1881, but were knocked out in the second round by Blackburn Rovers.

F.A. Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

22 October 1881 Round 1 Eagley H 5 – 5 Atherton, Gleaves, Struthers, Own Goals (2)
12 November 1881 Round 1 Replay Eagley A 1 – 0 R. Steel
19 November 1881 Round 2 Blackburn Rovers A 2 – 6 Atherton, Struthers

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