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Game #253

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 October 1895

Won

1st

DWWDW

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 18,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

3-1

Blackburn Rovers

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Dennis Hodgetts scored Villa's third as Villa win for the sixth time in 9 games to retain top spot in the League table.

KEY MAN

Dennis Hodgetts, scored Villa's third, Saturday, 19 October 1895

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 October 1895

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 1-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, Dennis Hodgetts
Goal, 3-1, Billy Dorrell
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Villa win for the sixth time in 9 games to retain top spot in the League 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: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Match | #9 |
Manager Game | #227 |
Saturday, 19 October 1895

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 227 | ๐ŸŸฉ 124 ๐ŸŸจ 34 ๐ŸŸฅ 69 | 1.79

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from he team that drew with Albion with Bob Chatt and Billy Dorrell coming in for their first appearances of the season in place of Jimmy Cowan and Johnny Campbell.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.16 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 31.91 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.17 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
FB Jimmy Welford |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Bob Chatt |
F Billy Dorrell |

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

"Play ruled very fast right to the finish without any alteration in the score, and the game ended Aston Villa, three goals; Blackburn Rovers, one."

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