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Game #225

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 December 1894

Won

WWLWW

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 10,000

Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers

1-3

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Smith hit a hat-trick as reigning Champions Villa record their second successive victory and make it 9 win in 16 games, to leave Villa secure in third place.

KEY MAN

Steve Smith, hit a hat-trick, Saturday, 1 December 1894

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 December 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 1-1, Steve Smith
HT Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Steve Smith
Goal, 3-1, Steve Smith
FT Blackburn Rovers 1-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa record their second successive victory and make it 9 win in 16 games, to leave Villa secure in third place.

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: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1894-95 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #16 |
Manager Game | #199 |
Saturday, 1 December 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Mr. Thomas, Bly |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 199 | ๐ŸŸฉ 105 ๐ŸŸจ 28 ๐ŸŸฅ 66 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mr. Thomas

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up to the side that beat Forest last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.50 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 31.03 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 19.29 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M George Russell |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F Bob Chatt |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

MANAGER

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Blackburn Rovers

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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

"The referee, Mr. Fox. of Sheffield. did not turn up. and the game was ten minutes late, Mr. Thomas, of Bly, a League referee, wielding the whistle."

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