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Game #18

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 December 1883

Won

2nd Round

WWLWW

FA Cup 2nd Round

Attendance: 3,000

Stafford Road

Recreation Ground

Villa record their biggest FA Cup win to date as they win at Stafford Road in terrible conditions as Archie Hunter scores 5 goals in 2 games

Stafford Road

0-5

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Archie Hunter, scorer of 5 goals in 2 games, Saturday, 1 December 1883

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 December 1883

Goal, 1-0, Arthur Brown
Goal, 2-0, Arthur Brown
Goal, 3-0, Archie Hunter
Goal, 4-0, Archie Hunter
Goal, 5-0, Olly Whateley
FT Stafford Road 0-5 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa score 5 two games in succession to progress to the third round of the FA Cup for the fifth consecutive season.

Goalkeeper Archibald Vale keeps Villa’s first ever clean sheet in the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

Stafford Road

FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Stafford Road

Previous 5 vs. Stafford Road: 🟨 🟩 🟥
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1883-84 |
Matchday | #2 |
Manager Game | #18 |
Saturday, 1 December 1883

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Management Committee
FT Score | 5-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

Career Form:

Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Stafford Road

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Robert Price drops out with Arthur Brown returning.

TEAM STATS

[Exact birth dates not recorded]

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.12 |

Oldest Player |
M Eli Davis | 28.02 |

Youngest Player |
F Olly Whateley | 22.33 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Management Committee

Aston Villa

GK Archibald Vale |
D Joe Simmonds |
FB Tom Riddell |
WH Fred Dawson |
D Charles Apperley |
F Olly Whateley |
F Howard Vaughton |
F Archie Hunter |
F Wally Roberts |
M Eli Davis |
F Arthur Brown |

Stafford Road

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 Positions:

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


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

Match Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"It is quite unnecessary to describe so one-sided an affair as the match proved."

*Sheffield Independent*
Monday, 3 December 1883

ASTON VILLA v. STAFFORD ROAD.

These teams met on the Stafford Road Grounds, Wolverhampton, when one of the largest gates in the history of Wolverhampton football occurred. The ground was in such a dreadful condition that Sellman, one of the best backs in the Roaders' team, refused to strip, and Riley, of the second team, took his place. The Wolverhampton Club never possessed a chance, and the Villa scored five goals to their opponents’ none. It is quite unnecessary to describe so one-sided an affair as the match proved. The play was almost totally confined to the vicinity of tho Stafford road, and had the ground been at ail fit for football, the visitors would have gained more goals than they did.