Game #118

1891-92

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Football League

Derby County

Racecourse Ground

Attendance: 10,000

Saturday, 3 October 1891

Villa lose their first game of the season despite Billy Dickson's goal.

Derby County

4-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Billy Dickson | 15’ | Unknown |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #118

Season | 1891-92 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #92 |
Saturday, 3 October 1891

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Derby County

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.10 |

Oldest Player |
D Gershom Cox | 28.61 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 19.41 |

TEAM NEWS

Villa named an unchanged line up for the fifth successive game having won the four opening games of the season.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Jimmy Warner |
D Gershom Cox |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Walter Evans |
M James Brown |
M George Campbell |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Percy Hislop |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
CF Billy Dickson |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa lost their first game of the season.

Villa lose their first game of the season despite Billy Dickson's goal.

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MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
15’ Goal, 1-0, Billy Dickson
Goal, 1-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 1-2, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 2-1 Aston Villa
Player retired injured (Derby County)
Goal 1-3, (Derby County)
Goal 1-4, (Derby County)
Goal, 2-4, Unknown
FT Derby County 4-2 Aston Villa

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

"Macmillan, one of the Derby, forwards, who came into collision with a member of his own team, and was rendered unconscious."

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*The Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 5 October 1891

DERBY COUNTY V. ASTON VILLA

The meeting of these well-known Midland clubs at Derby created a large amount of interest, and fully ten thousand spectators visited the ground.

Derby County were still without, the assistance of Archie Goodall, but the visitors put a very strong team into the field.

At the outset the Aston men pressed their opponents very closely, and when the game had been in progress a quarter of an hour Dickson scored the first goal for them.

However, the Derby team played up in fine style, and amidst great excitement Storer succeeded in equalising the score.

On the ball being restarted the Derby forwards made a strong attack, and Mills sent the ball through the posts. When the referee's whistle blew at half-time Derby County led by 2 goals to 1.

The commencement of the second half was marred by a painful accident to Macmillan, one of the Derby, forwards, who came into collision with a member of his own team, and was rendered unconscious.

He was conveyed to the infirmary and was reported to be suffering from concussion of the brain. He is, however , progressing favourably.

Despite this misfortune Derby County more than held their own. In the end they were able to claim a victory by 4 goals to 2.

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