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Game #129

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 December 1891

Won

WLWLW

Football League

Darwen

Attendance: 3,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

7-0

Darwen

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Dennis Hodgetts, scored a hat-trick, as Villa return to winning ways and had now put 12 goals past Darwen in two games.

KEY MAN

Dennis Hodgetts, scored a hat-trick, Saturday, 26 December 1891

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 December 1891

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Dennis Hodgetts
Player retired injured (Darwen)
Goal, 2-0, Dennis Hodgetts, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Darwen
Goal, 3-0, Lewis Campbell
Goal, 4-0, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 5-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 6-0, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 7-0, Lewis Campbell
FT Aston Villa 7-0 Darwen

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways and had now put 12 goals past Darwen in two games.

Aston Villa

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1886โ€“87

Darwen

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Darwen

Previous 5 vs. Darwen: | - | - | - | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1891-92 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #16 |
Manager Game | #103 |
Saturday, 26 December 1891

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 7-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 103 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 51 ๐ŸŸจ 17 ๐ŸŸฅ 35 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Darwen

TEAM NEWS

After the disappointing result away to Wolves Villa recall Harry Devey and John Baird with Gershom Cox and James Brown dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.56 |

Oldest Player |
D Harry Devey | 31.82 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 19.64 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Albert Hinchley |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
D Harry Devey |
FB Walter Evans |
D John Baird |
M George Campbell |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Lewis Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
CF Billy Dickson |

MANAGER

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Darwen

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"From the commencement the Villa plainly demonstrated that they were the better team, for although playing up-hill and against the wind they more than held their own against the visitors."

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