Fulham Wins London League Division Two
The Club won the London League Division Two with 13 victories out of 18 matches. In the process, Billy Ives becomes the first Fulham FC player to score five goals in a single match in the 13-0 win over Harrow on 15th January.
Fulham Football Club Gains Professional Status
12 December 1898
Fulham gained professional status on 12th December and were admitted into the Southern League Second Division. The first professional signing for the Club, sealed on the same date, was JH Love from Trowbridge.