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Game #245

Aston Villa

Monday, 2 September 1895

Won

n/a

WDWDW

Division One

Attendance: 18,150

West Bromwich Albion

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Jack Devey scored Villa's first goal of the season to see off Albion.

Aston Villa

1-0

West Brom

Assists(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored Villa's first goal of the season to see off Albion, Monday, 2 September 1895

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Monday, 2 September 1895

1โ€™ Debut, Jimmy Crabtree, Johnny Campbell
10โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

ON THIS DAY

Midfielder Jimmy Crabtree made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Burnley for a fee of ยฃ250.

Forward Johnny Campbell made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Glasgow Celtic.

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #219 |
Monday, 2 September 1895

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WDWDW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

West Bromwich Albion

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy Crabtree and Johnny Campbell make their Villa debuts.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.94 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 31.78 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.04 |

George Ramsay led Management Committee

MANAGER

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |

West Bromwich Albion

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"In the second half the game was finely contested, and for a time the Albion held a slight advantage. After this, however, the Villa pressed, Crabtree playing a magnificent game at half-back. His defence on each side was far too good for the attack, and fee game ended: Aston Villa 1 goal, West Bromwich Albion 0 goal."

*The Sheffield Daily Telegraph*
Tuesday, 3 September 1895

ASTON VILLA v. WEST BROMWICH ALBION.

Played at Perry Barr last evening, in fine weather, before nearly 20,000 people. Playing down the slope in the first half the Villa had the best of the game, and Devey scored for them after ten minutesโ€™ play. After this the visitors missed some good chances, while their goal also had narrow escapes. At half-time the Villa led one goal to nil.

In the second half the game was finely contested, and for a time the Albion held a slight advantage. After this, however, the Villa pressed, Crabtree playing a magnificent game at half-back. His defence on each side was far too good for the attack, and fee game ended: Aston Villa 1 goal, West Bromwich Albion 0 goal.