1888/89 was the first ever season of the Football League competition. It was won by Preston North End. Not only did they win the League, they won the F.A. Cup that season also, making it the first ever 'double.' More than that, they won the League without losing a single game and the Cup without conceding a single goal! And all from a season comprising no less than 71 matches. This is the story of that amazing acheivement, told through the press of the time.
Every match of the season covered, including full period match report and additional commentary by the author.