Game #26

1885-86

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Position:

2nd Round

FA Cup 2nd Round

Derby County

Racehorse Ground

Attendance: 5,000

Saturday, 14 November 1885

Olly Whateley makes his final appearance as Villa exit the FA Cup at the earliest stage since entering the competition as they are knocked out by Derby County in the second round.

Derby County

2-0

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

AT A GLANCE

Game #26

Season | 1885-86 |
Matchday | #2 |
Manager Game | #26 |
Saturday, 14 November 1885

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WDLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Derby County

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

[Exact birth dates not recorded]

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.00 |

Oldest Player |
FB Tom Riddell | 27.67 |

Youngest Player |
HB Jack Burton | 22.17 |

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that beat Walsall Town in the 1st Round.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Management Committee

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Charlie Hobson |
D Wally Jones |
D Robert Price |
FB Tom Riddell |
HB Jack Burton |
F Olly Whateley |
F Albert Brown |
F Archie Hunter |
F Arthur Brown |
F Howard Vaughton |
F Richmond Davis |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Luntley, Morley, Williamson, Cooper, Flowers, Wharmby, Bakewell, Spilsbury, Evans, Smith, Cooper.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa exit the FA Cup at the earliest stage since entering competition as they are knocked out in the second round by Derby. Meanwhile. goalkeeper Charlie Hobson, defender Wally Jones, full back Tom Riddell, defender Robert Price, forward Olly Whateley & forward Arthur Brown made their final FA Cup appearances for Villa.

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MATCH TIMELINE

30’ Goal, 0-1, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, (Derby County)
FT Derby County 2-0 Aston Villa

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

"Play was resumed at a tremendous pace, and the ball travelled from one end to the other without either side being able to claim superiority."

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*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 16 November 1885

ASSOCIATION RULES.
ENGLISH CUP.

DERBY COUNTY v. ASTON VILLA

The tie in the second round of the National Cup competition was decided at Derby.

Both teams were in splendid condition, and the game was fast throughout. At the commencement play was very even, the assistance of each goalkeeper frequently being called into requisition; but half an hour elapsed before a goal was got, and that was placed to the credit of the home team.

Play was resumed at a tremendous pace, and the ball travelled from one end to the other without either side being able to claim superiority.

Derby County got a second goal after half time; from a left wing pass, Evans shot in the Villa custodian’s hands and he let it slip through.

From now to the finish the excitement was very great but no further score was made and Derby County won by two goals to one.

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