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Game #209

Aston Villa

Saturday, 14 April 1894

Won

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 4,700

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-1

Nottingham Forest

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey finished Villa's top scorer with 23 goals as they end the season as League Champions having won 19 of their 30 games and losing just five with a goal ratio of 2.00.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, finished Villa's top scorer with 23 goals, Saturday, 14 April 1894.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 April 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest)
HT Aston Villa 0-1 Nottingham Forest
Goal, 1-1, Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 2-1, Bob Chatt
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Nottingham Forest

ON THIS DAY

Villa ended the season as League Champions having won 19 of their 30 games and losing just five with a goal ratio of 2.00.

Villa midfielder Willie Groves made his final appearance for Villa aged just 24 before retiring from football.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

Previous 5 vs. Forest: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1893-94 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #183 |
Saturday, 14 April 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 183 | ๐ŸŸฉ 96 ๐ŸŸจ 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 60 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that clinched the League title last time out with Jack Reynolds and Bob Chatt returning and George Russell and Fred Burton dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.08 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 30.40 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Smith | 20.26 |

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 Jim Elliott |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Willie Groves |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Bob Chatt |

MANAGER

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Nottingham Forest

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SUBSTITUTES

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SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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 third goal ... gave them the splendid average of two to one for the whole of their matches."

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