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Game #258

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 November 1895

Won

1st

WWLDW

Division One

Burnley

Attendance: 6,000

Turf Moor

Burnley

3-4

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Charlie Athersmith hit a late winner as Villa sneak a win against 10 man Burnley to retain their place, two points clear at the top of the table.

KEY MAN

Charlie Athersmith, hit a late winner, Saturday, 23 November 1895

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 November 1895

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Unknown
Goal, 1-1, (Burnley)
Goal, 2-1, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 2-2, (Burnley)
Goal, 2-3, (Burnley)
Goal, 3-3, Jack Reynolds
HT Burnley 3-3 Aston Villa
Player retired injured (Burnley)
Goal, 4-3, Charlie Athersmith
FT Burnley 3-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa sneak a late win against 10 man Burnley to retain their place, two points clear at the top of the table.

Aston Villa

Burnley

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

Previous 5 vs. Burnley: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #232 |
Saturday, 23 November 1895

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 232 | ๐ŸŸฉ 127 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 70 | 1.79

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Burnley

TEAM NEWS

Villa make four changes from the team that drew last time out as regular โ€˜keeper Harry Wilkes returns alongside Jack Reynolds, Charlie Athersmith, Steve Smith with Edward Harris, Fred Burton, Billy Dorrell and Dennis Hodgetts dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.62 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 28.93 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.27 |

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 Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Bob Chatt |

MANAGER

Harry Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Burnley

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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

"In the second portion play was of an exciting and even character, and time was fast approaching when Tatham leaving his goal to save from Reynolds, and Athersmith beating him got the ball and had no difficulty in scoring. Resultโ€”Villa, four; Burnley, three."

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