The 1890–91 British Home Championship was an international football tournament between the British Home Nations. Despite strong showings from all four teams, England eventually won the trophy with victories in all three games including, as at the 1890 and 1892 competitions, matches against Wales and Ireland played simultaneously. Ireland notched up one of their highest ever wins, 7–2 over Wales, but still only finished third, whilst the Welsh ran Scotland close in their encounter, but ultimately scored zero points.
|Host country||England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales|
|Dates||7 February – 6 April 1891|
|Champions||England (3rd title)|
|Goals scored||46 (7.67 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Olphie Stanfield (5 goals)|
Scotland and Ireland began the tournament with the Scots securing a narrow win in Glasgow. They extended their lead in Wrexham despite Wales playing well and nearly taking a draw, eventually going down 3–4. England then played their double on 7 March, scoring an aggregate of 10–2 as both the amateur and professional sides easily won their games over Wales and Ireland. Ireland and Wales played for pride in their final game, Ireland routing the Welsh in Belfast and finishing five goals ahead. In the tournament decider in Blackburn, England were too strong for the Scots in a close game and the result was an England victory, giving them the trophy undisputed.
Stanfield 22', 34', 42', 80'
|Bowdler 12', ?'
Boyd 60', 80'
|Name||Apps/Goals by opponent||Total|
- Reyes, Macario; Morrison, Neil (1 October 1999). "British Home Championship 1884–1899". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "British Championships 1891". Scotland Football Stats. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
- Saturday, 7 March 1891 | England 4 Wales 1, England Football Online
- Saturday, 7 March 1891 | England 6 Ireland 1, England Football Online
- Easter Saturday, 4 April 1891 | England 2 Scotland 1, England Football Online