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Game #227

Aston Villa

Saturday, 8 December 1894

Won

LWWWW

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 5,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-0

Blackburn Rovers

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored a brace as reigning Champions Villa won their fourth successive game to lift them to second place in the table.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace, Saturday, 8 December 1894

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 8 December 1894

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 3-0, Jack Devey, Assist from Bob Chatt
FT Aston Villa 3-0 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa won their fourth successive game to lift them to second place in the table.

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1894-95 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #201 |
Saturday, 8 December 1894

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 201 | ๐ŸŸฉ 107 ๐ŸŸจ 28 ๐ŸŸฅ 66 | 1.74

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up for the third successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.52 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 31.05 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 19.31 |

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 George Russell |
M Jack Reynolds |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Bob Chatt |

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

"Just before "Time!โ€ Devey received pass from Chatt, and after a clever run scored a third goal for the Villa."

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