Aston Villa

3-6

Wolves

Scorer(s) | Dennis Hodgetts, Billy Dickson, Jack Devey

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Game #144

GOAL | 52' |.jpg

Football League

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Attendance: 8,000

Monday, 18 April 1892

AT A GLANCE

Game #144

Season | 1891-92 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #118 |
Monday, 18 April 1892

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-6 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LLWWL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.35 |

Oldest Player |
D Harry Devey | 32.13 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 19.96 |

TEAM NEWS

Villa named an unchanged line up from the team that beat Preston last time out.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTES

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LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

GK Ted Diver |
D Gershom Cox |
D Jimmy Cowan |
D Harry Devey |
FB Walter Evans |
M George Campbell |
W Lewis Campbell |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
CF Billy Dickson |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
10’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 1-1, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 1-2, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Player retired injured, Jimmy Cowan
Goal, 2-2, Billy Dickson
Goal, 2-3, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 2-4, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 2-5, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
HT Aston Villa 2-5 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Goal, 3-5, Jack Devey
Goal, 3-6, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
FT Aston Villa 3-6 Wolverhampton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

Villa played the majority of the game with 10 men after Jimmy Cowan retired injured during the first half.

Villa field their oldest XI of the season with an average age of 26.35.

Goalkeeper Ted Diver made his final appearance for Villa aged 31 before retiring from football to concentrate on his cricketing career.

Centre forward Billy Dickson made his final appearance for Villa aged 25 before moving on to Stoke.

MATCH PICTURE

Dennis Hodgetts, Scored Villa's first equaliser to no avail, Monday, 18 April 1892

Dennis Hodgetts, Scored Villa's first equaliser to no avail, Monday, 18 April 1892

MATCH REPORT

*Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser*
Tuesday 19 April 1892

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS v. ASTON VILLA.

At Perry Barr, before 10.000 spectators. The Wanderers kicked off. After 10 minutes' give and take play the Wanderers rushed the ball the Villa posts.

From a scrimmage Hodgetts equalised, amidst applause. Rose then saved brilliantly twice.

The Wanderers got a second point from a scrimmage.

Dickson equalised.

Johnson scored a third and fourth, and Wood a fifth for the Wanderers.

Half time, Wanderers, five goals ; Villa, two goals.

John Devey scored a third goal for the Villa soon after restarting. The home team, however, had only 10 men. Cowan having injured his ankle in the first half.

Wood scored a sixth goal for the Wanderers, who had slightly the best of the play. Cowan's absence weakening the Villa defence not a little.

Final Score : Wolverhampton Wanderers 6 Aston Villa 2