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Game #186

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 October 1893

West Brom

3-6

Aston Villa

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Stoney Lane

Attendance: 15,000

Won

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored a brace to help Villa see off Albion and record their biggest win of the season to win their first game in three matches,

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace to help Villa see off Albion, Saturday, 21 October 1893

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 October 1893

[Exact timings not recorded]
11’ Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
12’ Goal, 2-0, Charlie Athersmith
22’ Goal, 3-0, Albert Woolley
Goal, 4-0, Jimmy Cowan
Goal, 4-1, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 5-1, Charlie Hare
HT West Bromwich Albion 1-5 Aston Villa
46’ Goal, 5-2, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 5-3, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 6-3, Jack Devey
FT West Bromwich Albion 3-6 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their biggest win of the season to win their first game in three matches,

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1891-92

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: | 🟩 | 🟥 | 🟥 | 🟩 | 🟩 |

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1893-94 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #160 |
Saturday, 21 October 1893

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
FT Score | 6-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWDDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 160 | 🟩 80 🟨 24 🟥 56 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that drew with Stoke as John Baird and Willie Groves return for Jim Elliott and Bob Chatt.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.06 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 29.92 |

Youngest Player |
W Charlie Athersmith | 21.46 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Bill Dunning |
D John Baird |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Willie Groves |
W Albert Woolley |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Charlie Hare |

MANAGER

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West Bromwich Albion

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MATCHDAY SQUAD BIOGRAPHIES

STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 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

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

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

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"There must have been nearly 15,000 spectators present. The majority came from Birmingham and the success of the Villa was loudly cheered."

MATCH REPORT

*The Sheffield Independent*
Monday, 23 October 1893

WEST BROMWICH ALBION V. ASTON VILLA. Playing on their own ground. West Bromwich Albion were handicapped by the absence of two of their regular players, but Aston Villa, more fortunate, were fully represented. There was an immense attendance. Three corner kicks, tow to Aston Villa and one to the Albion came to nothing and then J. Devey scored for the Villa, the game having only been in progress 11 minutes. This early success was followed at once by a second goal, kicked by Athersmith - and 10 minutes later Woolley obtained a third. Cowan added a fourth and then Perry, by a very fine kick, scored for West Bromwich. Hare, however, put the ball through once more for Aston Villa who led at half time by 5 goals to 1. Within about a minute of kicking off again a second point was scored for West Bromwich. Encouraged by this success, the home side pressed hard, and ager a time M’Leod out the ball through for them. In the subsequent play Bassett and M’Leod were conspicuously good, but their efforts met with no reward. Amidst great cheering Devey kicked another goal for Aston Villa, who won the match 6-3. --- *Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser* Monday 23 October 1893 West Bromwich Albion v. Aston Villa. Played at West Bromwich, before 10,000 spectators. From the kick-off the Albion broke away