1891–92 Everton F.C. season

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Everton
1891–92 season
Manager Dick Molyneux
The Football League 5th
Top goalscorer Scotland Alex Latta (17)
Highest home attendance 16,000 vs Preston (10 October 1891) & Sunderland (25 December 1891)
Lowest home attendance 4,000 vs Burnley (2 January 1892)
Average home league attendance 11.200
Home colours

Regular Football League First team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Scotland David Jardine 17 appearances in goal
Scotland Duncan McLean 20 appearances at left back, right back and centre half
England Bob Howarth 11 appearances at left & right back – club debut (5 December 1891)
Scotland Bob Kelso 23 appearances at right half & right back
England Johnny Holt 21 appearance at left half
Scotland Hope Robertson 20 appearances at centre half & right half
Scotland Alex Latta 25 appearances at outside right and centre forward
Scotland Tom Wylie 16 appearances at outside right, inside right and inside left
Scotland Alan Maxwell 16 appearances at inside right & centre forward – club debut (31 October 1891)
England Edgar Chadwick 25 appearances at inside left
England Alf Milward Ever present with 26 appearances at outside left

Number of League games in which this eleven was fielded = 1

The Football League[edit]

Date Opponents Home/Away Result F – A Scorers Attendance
5 September 1891 West Bromwich Albion A 0–4 6,000
7 September 1891 Darwen H 5–3 Fred Geary (2), Alf Milward (2), Edgar Chadwick 8,000
19 September 1891 Blackburn H 3–1 Fred Geary, Alex Latta, Bob Kelso 15,000
26 September 1891 Accrington A 1–1 Patrick Gordon 3,500
3 October 1891 Sunderland A 1–2 Fred Geary 10,000
10 October 1891 Preston H 1–1 Samuel Thomson 16,000
17 October 1891 Bolton A 0–1 10,000
24 October 1891 Derby County A 3–0 Alex Latta (2), Edgar Chadwick 7,000
31 October 1891 Preston A 0–4 1,200
7 November 1891 West Bromwich H 4–3 Alex Latta (3), Alf Milward 8,100
14 November 1891 Darwen A 1–3 Alex latta 4,000
21 November 1891 Wolverhampton A 1–5 Alex Latta 5,000
28 November 1891 Aston H 5–1 Edgar Chadwick (2), Alex Latta, Thomas Wylie, Alan Maxwell 15,000
5 December 1891 Blackburn A 2–2 Alex Latta, Jimmy Douglas own goal 6,500
12 December 1891 Wolverhampton A 2–1 Alex Latta, Edgar Chadwick 10,000
25 December 1891 Sunderland H 0–4 16,000
28 December 1891 Aston A 4–3 Alan Maxwell (2), Edgar Chadwick (2) 14,000
2 January 1892 Burnley H 1–1 Alf Milward 4,000
9 January 1892 Notts A 3–1 Alf Milward, Alex Latta, Alan Maxwell 4,000
13 February 1892 Burnley A 0–1 7,000
5 March 1892 Stoke H 1–0 Edgar Chadwick 7,000
12 March 1892 Stoke A 1–0 Edgar Chadwick 2,000
19 March 1892 Accrington H 3–0 Edgar Chadwick (2), Alex Latta 8,000
15 April 1892 Derby H 1–2 Bob Kelso 12,000
18 April 1892 Bolton H 2–5 Fred Geary, Alf Milward 12,000
23 April 1892 Notts H 4–0 Fred Geary, Alex Latta (3) 10,000

Football Association Challenge Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Home/Away Result F – A Scorers Attendance
23 January 1892 First Burnley H 1–3 Alf Milward 8,000

Final league table[edit]

P W D L F A GA Pts
1 Sunderland 26 21 0 5 93 36 2.583 42
2 Preston North End 26 18 1 7 61 31 1.968 37
3 Bolton Wanderers 26 17 2 7 51 37 1.378 36
4 Aston Villa 26 15 0 11 89 56 1.589 30
5 Everton 26 12 4 10 49 49 1.000 28
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 26 11 4 11 59 46 1.283 26
7 Burnley 26 11 4 11 49 45 1.089 26
8 Notts County 26 11 4 11 55 51 1.078 26
9 Blackburn Rovers 26 10 6 10 58 65 0.892 26
10 Derby County 26 10 4 12 46 52 0.885 24
11 Accrington[1] 26 8 4 14 40 78 0.513 20
12 West Bromwich Albion[2] 26 6 6 14 51 58 0.879 18
13 Stoke[1] 26 5 4 17 38 61 0.623 14
14 Darwen[3] 26 4 3 19 38 112 0.339 11


  1. ^ a b Re-elected to the Football League First Division
  2. ^ FA Cup holders – No re-election required
  3. ^ Not re-elected, invited to join Second Division

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