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Game #197

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 26 December 1893

Won

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Darwen

Attendance: 12,500

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

9-0

Darwen

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Dennis Hodgetts hit a hat-trick as Villa recorded the biggest win of the season to make it seven wins in eight games. Villa sat first in the table, seven points ahead of second placed Burnley having played two games more.

KEY MAN

Dennis Hodgetts, hit a hat-trick as Villa recorded the biggest win of the season, Tuesday, 26 December 1893

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 26 December 1893

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 2-0, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 3-0, Jack Reynolds, Assist by Willie Groves
Goal, 4-0, Dennis Hodgetts
HT Aston Villa 4-0 Darwen
Goal, 5-0, Jack Devey, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 6-0, Albert Brown
Goal, 7-0, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 8-0, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 9-0, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 9-0 Darwen

ON THIS DAY

Having only drawn with bottom club Darwen in the reverse fixture, Villa recorded their biggest win of the season to make it 7 wins in 8 games. Villa sat first in the table, 7 points ahead of second placed Burnley having played two games more.

Aston Villa

Darwen

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Darwen

Previous 5 vs. Darwen: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1893-94 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #22 |
Manager Game | #171 |
Tuesday, 26 December 1893

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
FT Score | 9-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 171 | ๐ŸŸฉ 89 ๐ŸŸจ 24 ๐ŸŸฅ 58 | 1.70

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Darwen

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that lost for the first time in 7 games last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.63 |

Oldest Player |
F Albert Brown | 31.99 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Smith | 19.96 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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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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Darwen

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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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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

"The second half commenced in a sensational manner, Hodgetts getting the ball from the kick-off and passing to Devey, who ran straight up the field and scored."

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