top of page

Game #206

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 March 1894

Won

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 20,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

2-1

Blackburn Rovers

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Bob Chatt scored his seventh goal in four games as Villa return to winning ways to put them one victory away from clinching the League title for the first time.

KEY MAN

Bob Chatt, scored his seventh goal in 4 games, Saturday, Saturday, 24 March 1894

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2021-22 Matchweek 38.jpg

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission.

MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 March 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 1-1, Bob Chatt, Assist by Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, Bob Chatt, Assist by Steve Smith
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways to put them one victory away from clinching the League title for the first time.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1890โ€“91

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Blackburn: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Villa.gif
2509-2.png

Season | 1893-94 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #180 |
Saturday, 24 March 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 180 | ๐ŸŸฉ 94 ๐ŸŸจ 26 ๐ŸŸฅ 60 | 1.71

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Bill Dunning returns in goal as temporary โ€˜keeper Frank Coulton drops out. After the England international debacle, Jack Reynolds, Jack Devey and Dennis Hodgetts return whilst George Russell, Fred Burton and William Devey drop out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.02 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 30.34 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Smith | 20.20 |

MANAGER

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

Villa.gif

Aston Villa

GK Bill Dunning |
D John Baird |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jim Elliott |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Willie Groves |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Bob Chatt |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

MANAGER

2509-2.png

Blackburn Rovers

Villa.gif

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

Villa.gif

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

2509-2.png

MATCHDAY SQUAD

2509-2.png

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

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 ball flashed across goal to Chatt, and he headed through as gracefully and as easily as though he were merely bowing to a lady."

MATCH REPORT