Blackburn Rovers

5-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Billy Dickson

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #103

Football League

Ewood Park

Attendance: 5,000

Saturday, 6 December 1890

Position:

AT A GLANCE

Game #103

Season | 1890-91 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #77 |
Saturday, 6 December 1890

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWWLL |

TEAM STATS

[Exact birth dates not recorded]

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.03 |

Oldest Player |
D Harry Devey | 30.76 |

Youngest Player |
M George Campbell | 19.86 |

TEAM NEWS

Gershom Cox misses his first game of the season with Tom Clarkson deputising.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

GK Jimmy Warner |
FB Walter Evans |
D Harry Devey |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
M George Campbell |
M James Brown |
M Tom Clarkson |
F Albert Brown |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Graham |
CF Billy Dickson |

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact timings not recorded]
40’ Goal, 0-1, Blackburn Rovers
HT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 0-3, Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 1-3, Billy Dickson
Goal, 1-4, Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 1-5, Blackburn Rovers
FT Blackburn Rovers 5-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now shipped 12 goals in two games.

KEY MAN

MATCH REPORT

*The Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday 08 December 1890

BLACKBURN ROVERS v. ASTON VILLA.

At Blackburn, before 1,000 people.

The Villa kicked off, and some even play followed. A foul against the Rovers was got away at the expense of a fruitless corner. Some loose play followed, neither team seeming able to get into their proper "stride." A corner for the Rovers was finally headed over, the Rovers keeping up pressure, but missing a good chance in front of Warner.

The Villa next had a look in, but the ball was sent behind. The Rovers pressed, and play was mainly confined to the Villa quarters. Gow was then called on to save, Campbell failing to clear, and Lofthouse centred a beauty, which Southworth converted into a goal after forty minutes' play.

Warner had to negotiate a hot one from Lofthouse, the half-time score being- Rovers 1 goal, Villa none.

Resuming, the Rovers immediately began to press, gaining a fruitless corner.

The Villa then got up, Gow saving twice in succession. A foul against the Villa in front of goal enabled the Rovers to score.

The Villa then attacked, Gow having to save a shot by Dickson.

From a good run and pass by Townley Lofthouse scored a third goal for the Rovers.

Both teams were now playing with more dash, and the Villa had one or two good chances, but their shooting at goal was very poor.

Both goals were in turn visited, and then the Villa got up and Dickson scored their first goal.

The Rovers pressed, and Southworth scored a fourth and Lofthouse a fifth goal. Result: Blackburn Rovers 5 goals, Aston Villa 1 goal.