Game #21

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FA Cup 1st Round

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Attendance: 4,000

Monday, 3 November 1884

Position:

1st Round

Aston Villa

4-1

Wednesbury Town

Scorer(s) | Arthur Brown | Arthur Brown | Albert Brown | Archie Hunter |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #21

Season | 1884-85 |
Matchday | #1 |
Manager Game | #21 |
Monday, 3 November 1884

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

TEAM STATS

[Exact birth dates not recorded]

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.15 |

Oldest Player |
M Eli Davis | 28.95 |

Youngest Player |
F Albert Brown | 22.84 |

TEAM NEWS

Villa hand FA Cup debuts to Walter Harvey, Dick Robertson & Albert Brown.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"In the second section of the game, the Villa had matters nearly all their own way."

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Walter Harvey |
D Joe Simmonds |
D Robert Price |
CB Dick Robertson |
FB Tom Riddell |
M Eli Davis |
F Olly Whateley |
F Albert Brown |
F Archie Hunter |
F Arthur Brown |
F Howard Vaughton |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Tetstell, Whitehouse W, Whitehouse R, Evetts, Waldron, Shinton, Banks, Jones, Woodcock, Wood H, Wood G (g).

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

KEY MAN

A debut goal from Albert Brown helps Villa progress to the second round of the FA Cup, Monday, 3 November 1884

MATCH TIMELINE

Goal, 1-0, Arthur Brown
Goal, 2-0, Arthur Brown
Goal, 2-1, (Wednesbury Town), Wood G
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Wednesbury Town
Goal, 3-0, Albert Brown
Goal, 4-0, Archie Hunter
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Wednesbury Town

ON THIS DAY

Goalkeeper Walter Harvey, centre back Dick Robertson and forward Albert Brown made their FA Cup debuts for Villa as Villa win at Wellington Road in the first round.

MATCH REPORT

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