FOOTBALL ALLIANCE  1889/90
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Sheffield Wednesday
became the first non-league club to reach the FA Cup final - but they were hammered 6-1 defeat by Blackburn Rovers in the final at the Kennington Oval.
  1 Sheffield Wednesday 22 15 2 5 70 39 32
    2 Bootle 22 13 2 7 66 39 28
    3 Sunderland Albion 21 12 2 7 64 39 28 *
    4 Grimsby Town 22 12 2 8 58 47 26
    5 Crewe Alexandra 22 11 2 9 68 59 24
    6 Darwen 22 10 2 10 70 75 22
    7 Birmingham St George's 21 9 3 9 62 49 21 *
    Season Results 8 Newton Heath 22 9 2 11 40 44 20
    9 Walsall Town Swifts 22 8 3 11 44 59 19
    Season Results 10 Small Heath 22 6 5 11 44 67 17
    Season Results 11 Nottingham Forest 22 6 5 11 31 62 17
    12 Long Eaton Rangers 22 4 2 16 35 73 10 Left League
   
   

* Sunderland Albion's point total includes two points awarded after Birmingham St George's refused to fulfil a fixture against them which had been ordered to be replayed by the management committee.

At the Football League election meeting, without a vote being taken, it was agreed to re-elect Burnley and Notts County, to elect Sunderland in place of Stoke, and reject the applications of Football Alliance sides Bootle, Darwen, Grimsby Town, Newton Heath and Sunderland Albion.

Left League Long Eaton Rangers dropped out of the Football Alliance at the end of the season, being replaced by Stoke who had lost their place in the Football League.