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Game #19

Aston Villa

Saturday, 29 December 1883

Won

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FA Cup

Wednesbury Old Athletic

Attendance: 7,000

The Oval, Wednesbury

Wednesbury Old Athletic

4-7

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa record their biggest FA Cup win to date as they come out on top in an 11 goal thriller at the Oval with Archie Hunter scoring Villaโ€™s second ever hat-trick in League or Cup football two games after hitting the first as well as becoming the first Villa player to score four in a game.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 December 1883

๐Ÿฅ… | 5โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Wednesbury Old Athletic), George Holden
๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 0-2, (Wednesbury Old Athletic), Bayliss
โšฝ | Goal, 1-2, Howard Vaughton
โšฝ | Goal, 2-2, Archie Hunter
๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 2-3, (Wednesbury Old Athletic), Bayliss
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Wednesbury Old Athletic 3-2 Aston Villa
โšฝ | Goal, 3-3, Archie Hunter
๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 3-4, (Wednesbury Old Athletic), T. Tonks
โšฝ | Goal, 4-4, Archie Hunter
โšฝ | Goal, 5-4, Howard Vaughton
โšฝ | Goal, 6-4, Archie Hunter
โšฝ | Goal, 7-4, Olly Whateley
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Wednesbury Old Athletic 4-7 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their biggest FA Cup win for the third game in a row as Archie Hunter hit his and Villa's second hat-trick in three games and becomes the first Villa player to score four in a game as they qualify for the fourth round of the FA Cup for the fourth season in succession.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Billy Clarke made his final appearance for Villa.

Aston Villa

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

Wednesbury Old Athletic

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wednesbury Old Athletic

Previous 5 vs. Wednesbury Old Athletic: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1883-84 |
Matchday | #3 |
Manager Game | #19 |
Saturday, 29 December 1883

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Management Committee 1879-86
Referee: C. Crump | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birmingham, 1882-
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 2-3
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 7-4
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Management Committee 1879-86

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 19 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 13 ๐ŸŸจ | 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 3 | 2.21

Villa Career Form:

Champions

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: C. Crump | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | President Birmingham Association, 1882-
Matches Officiated: 5
๐ŸŸฉ : 5
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 10 Nov 1883, Villa 5-1 Walsall Swifts, The Chuckery
Cards: None
Umpires: William McGregor (Villa) and S. Page (Wednesbury)

TEAM NEWS

Billy Clarke returns in goal for Archibald Vale whilst Robert Price also returns with Joe Simmonds making way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age:
| 24.40 |

Oldest Player:
IL Eli Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 28.10 |

Youngest Player:
CF Olly Whateley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.41 |

MANAGER

Management Committee 1879-86

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Aston Villa

GK Billy Clarke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
B Tom Riddell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Fred Dawson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Charles Apperley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Robert Price | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Arthur Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IL Eli Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IL Howard Vaughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
F Wally Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Olly Whateley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Unknown

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Wednesbury Old Athletic

GK C. Kent
B J. Nicholls
B Morley
HB D. Tonks
HB Byrne
HB Flaherty
RF George Holden | โšฝ |
RF Patrick
LF T Tonks | โšฝ |
LF J. Roberts
CF Bayliss | โšฝ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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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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Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Athletic XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

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

๐Ÿ”ด GK Billy Clarke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1881-83 | ๐Ÿ•’ 7 | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 0 | #19 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT