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Game #272

Aston Villa

Saturday, 14 March 1896

Won

1st

LDWDW

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Attendance: 10,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

2-1

Wednesday

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored Villa's winner to put them 5 clear over Derby at the top of the First Division table with three games to play.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored Villa's winner, Saturday, 14 March 1896

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 March 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield Wednesday)
Goal, 1-1, Jack Cowan, Assist by Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Goal, 2-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

ON THIS DAY

Villa's win puts them 5 clear over Derby at the top of the First Division table with three games to play.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #28 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #246 |
Saturday, 14 March 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDWDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 246 | ๐ŸŸฉ 136 ๐ŸŸจ 37 ๐ŸŸฅ 73 | 1.81

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the side that drew with Bolton Jimmy Crabtree replaces Fred Burton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.14 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.24 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.57 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

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Sheffield Wednesday

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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

"The Villa forced then a brace of corners, and Devey notched another point for his side. Until the finish game was continued in visitors' quarters, the Villa having several narrow shaves. Final Score : Aston Villa ... 2, Sheffield Wednesday โ€ฆ 1."

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