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The Football League
Season 1891–92
Champions Sunderland
(1st English title)
Relegated none

The Football League 1891–92 was the fourth season of English league football, and the last season of the football league running in a single division. Sunderland were the winners of the league which was their first ever league success. At the beginning of the season Stoke had left the Football Alliance and rejoined the Football League. Darwen also joined from the Alliance but they conceded 112 goals and finished bottom.[1]

Final league table

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[2] 26 8 4 14 40 78 0.513 20
12 West Bromwich Albion[3] 26 6 6 14 51 58 0.879 18
13 Stoke[2] 26 5 4 17 38 61 0.623 14
14 Darwen[4] 26 4 3 19 38 112 0.339 11

References

  1. ^ "Football League 1891-92". FCHD-BTInternet. http://www.fchd.btinternet.co.uk/lghist/fl/fl1892.htm. Retrieved 2008-01-05.  
  2. ^ a b Re-elected to the Football League First Division
  3. ^ FA Cup holders - No re-election required
  4. ^ Not re-elected, invited to join Second Division
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