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Game #216

Aston Villa

Saturday, 13 October 1894

Won

LWLLW

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Attendance: 15,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-1

West Brom

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Howard Spencer made his debut as reigning Champions Villa return to winning ways after successive League defeats.

KEY MAN

Howard Spencer, debut, Saturday, 13 October 1894

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 13 October 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Debut, Howard Spencer
Goal, 1-0, Dennis Hodgetts, Assist by Howard Spencer
Goal, 2-0, Albert Woolley, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 2-0 West Bromwich Albion
Goal, 3-0, Bob Chatt
Goal, 3-1, (West Bromwich Albion)
FT Aston Villa 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa return to winning ways after successive League defeats.

One of the Villa greats, full back Howard Spencer, made his Villa debut aged 19 after joining from Birchfield Trinity.

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1891-92

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1894-95 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #190 |
Saturday, 13 October 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 190 | ๐ŸŸฉ 100 ๐ŸŸจ 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 63 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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West Bromwich Albion

TEAM NEWS

Villa make 5 changes from the team that suffered a second consecutive defeat last time out with Howard Spencer making his debut and Bob Chatt, George Russell, Albert Woolley and Dennis Hodgetts returning.

Dropping out are John Baird, George Kinsey, Steve Smith, Charlie Hare and Billy Dorrell.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.55 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 30.90 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 19.15 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Bill Dunning |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
F Bob Chatt |
M George Russell |
M Jack Reynolds |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Albert Woolley |
FB Jimmy Welford |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

MANAGER

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West Bromwich Albion

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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

"Aston Villa had, on this occasion, thoroughly reorganised their representation."

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