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Game #172

Aston Villa

Saturday, 25 March 1893

Won

LDWWW

Division One

Accrington

Attendance: 5,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

6-4

Accrington

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored his second successive brace to help Villa to a remarkable win over Accrington.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace to help Villa to a remarkable win, Saturday, 25 March 1893

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 March 1893

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Debut, Albert Woolley
17โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Accrington)
19โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Jack Devey, Assist by Albert Woolley
Goal, 1-2, (Accrington)
Goal, 1-3, (Accrington)
HT Aston Villa 1-3 Accrington
Goal, 1-4, (Accrington)
Goal, 2-4, Albert Brown, Assist by Albert Woolley
Goal, 3-4, Jack Devey
Goal, 4-4, Albert Woolley
Goal, 5-4, Albert Woolley, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 6-4, Charlie Athersmith
FT Aston Villa 6-4 Accrington

ON THIS DAY

Winger Albert Woolley scored a brace on his Villa debut aged 22 after joining from Park Mills FC.

Goalkeeper Bob Roberts made his final appearance for Villa aged 33 before retiring from football.

Midfielder George Campbell made his final appearance for Villa aged 22 before moving on to Dundee FC.

Aston Villa

Accrington

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Accrington

Previous 5 vs. Accrington: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1892-93 |
Matchday | #28 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #146 |
Saturday, 18 March 1893

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 6-4 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 146 | ๐ŸŸฉ 74 ๐ŸŸจ 19 ๐ŸŸฅ 53 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Accrington

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that beat Notts County last time out with George Campbell returning and Albert Woolley making his debut whilst Gershom Cox and William Devey drop out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.77 |

Oldest Player |
GK Bob Roberts | 33.94 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 20.89 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Bob Roberts |
D John Baird |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
M George Campbell |
M Peter Dowds |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Albert Woolley |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Albert Brown |

MANAGER

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Accrington

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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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

"Villa continued to attack, and so well did they use their opportunities that before the finish they scored two additional goals. During this period the play was creditable, and contrasted greatly with the exhibition previously given."

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