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Game #265

Aston Villa

Saturday, 11 January 1896

Won

1st

LWWWW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 10,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

1-0

Preston North End

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa's fourth consecutive win saw the club rise to the top of the League table after a 6 game absence, standing a point clear of nearest rivals Derby and Everton.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 11 January 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
FT Aston Villa 1-0 Preston North End

ON THIS DAY

Villa's fourth consecutive win saw the club rise to the top of the League table after a 6 game absence, standing a point clear of nearest rivals Derby and Everton.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1889โ€“90

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #239 |
Saturday, 11 January 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 239 | ๐ŸŸฉ 132 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 72 | 1.80

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the team that secured their third successive win, Jimmy Cowan returns after a 6 game absence with Jimmy Welford making way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.52 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 32.14 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.40 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

MANAGER

E.H. Bahr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

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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

"Some play in mid-field, the ball travelling to the Villa and and back again rapidly, and some further fierce bombardment of the visitorsโ€™ goal brought on half time, when ends changed, with nothing standing to the credit of either side."

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