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Game #268

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 February 1896

Lost

1st Round

WWWWL

FA Cup

Derby County

Attendance: 25,000

Baseball Ground

Derby County

4-2

Aston Villa (Holders)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey hit a consolation as the FA Cup holders Villa lose out to League Championship rivals Derby to exit the cup at the first round stage.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, consolation, Saturday, 1 February 1896

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 February 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
5โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-2, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-3, (Derby County)
Goal, 0-4, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 4-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-4, Unknown
Goal, 2-4, Jack Devey

ON THIS DAY

FA Cup holders Villa lose out to League Championship rivals Derby to exit the cup at the first round stage.

Legendary Villa forward Dennis Hodgetts made a goalscoring final appearance for Villa aged 32.

Aston Villa

Derby County

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #24 |
Manager Game | #242 |
Saturday, 1 February 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 242 | ๐ŸŸฉ 134 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 73 | 1.81

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Derby County

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.58 |

Oldest Player |
F Dennis Hodgetts | 32.20 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.46 |

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 Bob Chatt |
F Johnny Campbell |

MANAGER

Management Committee

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Derby County

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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

"The game continued fast to the close, but nothing nice resulted, and Derby won four goals to Aston Villaโ€™s two. To say that the best team won is only poor praiseโ€”on the dayโ€™s play they would have defeated any team the League."

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