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Game #211

Aston Villa

Saturday, 8 September 1894

Won

DWWWW

Division One

Liverpool

Attendance: 15,000

Anfield

Liverpool

1-2

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Smith scored his second goal of the season as reigning Champions Villa won their second match in succession against League new boys.

KEY MAN

Steve Smith, scored his second goal of the season, Saturday, 8 September 1894

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 8 September 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Debut, Billy Dorrell
Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool)
HT Liverpool 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, Steve Smith
Goal, 2-1, Charlie Athersmith
FT Liverpool 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa won their second match in succession against League new boys.

Forward Billy Dorrell made his Villa debut aged 22 after joining from Leicester Fosse for a fee of ยฃ250.

Aston Villa

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

Previous 5 vs. Liverpool: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1894-95 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #185 |
Saturday, 8 September 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 185 | ๐ŸŸฉ 98 ๐ŸŸจ 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 60 | 1.74

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Liverpool

TEAM NEWS

Villa make three changes from the team that beat Small Heath on the opening day of the season with Jim Elliott, Jack Devey and Billy Dorrell (debut) replacing John Baird, Dennis Hodgetts and Bob Gordon.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.06 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 27.72 |

Youngest Player |
GK Harry Wilkes | 20.24 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jim Elliott |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M George Russell |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Bob Chatt |
F Jack Devey |
F Billy Dorrell |

MANAGER

William Edward Barclay | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | John McKenna | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Liverpool

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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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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 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

"Once having tasted blood the Villa could not be kept back."

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