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Game #267

Aston Villa

Saturday, 25 January 1896

Won

1st

WWWWW

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 5,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

3-1

Nottingham Forest

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored Villa's final goal as they record their sixth successive victory - equalling a club record - and consolidate their position at the top of the First Division table with a four point lead over nearest rivals Derby.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored Villa's final goal, Saturday, 25 January 1896

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 January 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
15โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
17โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Bob Chatt
Goal, 2-1, (Nottingham Forest)
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Nottingham Forest
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Nottingham Forest

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their sixth successive victory - equalling a club record - and consolidate their position at the top of the First Division table with a four point lead over nearest rivals Derby.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #241 |
Saturday, 25 January 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 241 | ๐ŸŸฉ 134 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 72 | 1.81

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa named an unchanged line up for the second successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.56 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 32.18 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.44 |

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

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Nottingham Forest

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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

"After the third goal, the visitors were completely beaten, the defence of Scott and Ritchie, however, being excellent. Final score:-Aston Villa, three goals; Notts Forest, one goal."

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