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Game #271

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 March 1896

Drew

1st

WLDWD

Division One

Attendance: 14,364

Bolton Wanderers

Pike's Lane

Jack Devey scored a brace but Villa can only draw with 5th place Bolton but they retain their 4 point lead at the top of the First Division table with four games to play.

Bolton Wanderers

2-2

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace, Saturday, 7 March 1896

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Saturday, 7 March 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Bolton Wanderers)
HT Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 1-2, Jack Devey
Goal, 2-2, Jack Devey
FT Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa can only draw with 5th place Bolton but they retain their 4 point lead at the top of the First Division table with four games to play.

Aston Villa

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #27 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #245 |
Saturday, 7 March 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLDWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 245 | ๐ŸŸฉ 135 ๐ŸŸจ 37 ๐ŸŸฅ 73 | 1.80

Career Form:

Top 4

George Ramsay led Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Bolton Wanderers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the side that beat Stoke Jimmy Crabtree drops out for Jack Reynolds.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.45 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.22 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.55 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

Aston Villa

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

Bolton Wanderers

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Afterwards Bolton had the best of game, but Cowan was safe."

*The Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser*
Monday, 9 March 1896

Bolton Wanderers v. Aston Villa

Played at Bolton. In the first half the Wanderers made several good attempts, and at length Wright scored after a brilliant shot by M'Geachan. Afterwards Bolton had the best of game, but Cowan was safe. The Wanderers, with a lead of a goal, commenced the second haIf well Cassidy scoring. Jones was badly hurt, but the Villa scored twice through Devey. Final Score: Bolton Wanderers 2 Aston Villa 2.