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Game #144

Monday, 18 April 1892

Attendance: 8,000

Lost

Football League

Wolverhampton Wanderers

LLWWL

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Dennis Hodgetts scored the first equaliser but Villa played the majority of the game with 10 men after Jimmy Cowan retired injured during the first half as they are beaten by Wolves.

Aston Villa

3-6

Wolves

Assists(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
10โ€™ 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.

Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.35 |

Oldest Player |
D Harry Devey | 32.13 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 19.96 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

MANAGER

Aston Villa

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 |

Wolverhampton Wanderers

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"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."

*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