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Game #194

Aston Villa

Saturday, 9 December 1893

Aston Villa

3-0

Wednesday

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Attendance: 8,000

Won

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Dennis Hodgetts scored Villa's second as Villa they record their fifth successive victory.

KEY MAN

Dennis Hodgetts, scored Villa's second, Saturday, 9 December 1893

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 December 1893

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday
50’ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, J. Brown
52’ Goal, 2-0, Dennis Hodgetts, Assist by Jack Reynolds
Goal, 3-0, Charlie Athersmith
FT Aston Villa 3-0 Sheffield Wednesday

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their fifth successive victory to make it 10 wins in 19 games.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | - | - | - | 🟥 | 🟩 |

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1893-94 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #168 |
Saturday, 9 December 1893

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
FT Score | 3-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 168 | 🟩 87 🟨 24 🟥 57 | 1.70

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the side that recorded a fourth successive win last time out with Albert Brown replacing Charlie Hare (illness).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.59 |

Oldest Player |
F Albert Brown | 31.94 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Smith | 19.92 |

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 Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Albert Brown |

MANAGER

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Sheffield Wednesday

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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

"The Wednesday played very pluckily, but they were distinctly outclassed."

MATCH REPORT

*The Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 11 December 1893

SPORTING NEWS. No one doubted the ability of the Villa to beat Sheffield Wednesday at Perry Barr, and the favourites easily won by 3 goals to 0; the game at Perry Barr was not altogether satisfactory. The Villa won, it is true, but their play was scarcely so good as was anticipated, and contrasted unfavourably with their display at Derby a week ago. The combination was not so perfect, and the attacks frequently lacked finish. Singularly enough, the score was the same as that of the preceding week, but equally polished play would have given the Villa several more goals than they gained on Saturday. The defence was all right, a fact testified to by the inability of the Wednesday to score, but at times the half-backs showed a tendency to their old fault - namely, leaving a gap between themselves and their forwards. Their tackling, however, was grand, and Cowan, who had been unwell all the week, and was only included in the eleven at the last moment, acquitted himself very creditably. Reynolds, as usual, displayed consummate skill, and was never at fault in his passing, whilst Groves was excellent, and was rarely beaten by the wing to which he was opposed. Welford and Baird were a fine pair of backs, and Dunning in goal was responsible for some very clever work. Individually all the forwards were good, Smith and Athersmith, the extreme players on either wing, making, some brilliant runs whilst their centring left little to be desired. The last-named player is fortunately performing as well as ever he did, and some of his dashing runs on Saturday won the warmest applause from the crowd. Hodgetts played fairly well