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Game #273

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 March 1896

Lost

1st

DWDWL

Division One

Bury

Attendance: 13,000

Gigg Lane

Bury

5-3

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored Villa's first but they suffer a shock defeat at 12th placed Bury but remain on top of the First Division table with two games to play, Derby however in second have three games in hand and are only 5 points behind with two points for a win on offer.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored Villa's first, Saturday, 21 March 1896

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 March 1896

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
6โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
11โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
22โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Bury)
Goal, 1-3, Jack Devey
HT Bury 3-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-4, (Bury)
83โ€™ Goal, 2-4, Johnny Campbell, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 3-4, Jack Cowan
Goal, 3-5, (Bury)
FT Bury 5-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa suffer a shock defeat at 12th placed Bury but remain on top of the First Division table with two games to play, Derby however in second have three games in hand and are only 5 points behind with two points for a win on offer.

Aston Villa

Bury

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bury

Previous 5 vs. Bury: | - | - | - | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #28 |
Manager Game | #247 |
Saturday, 21 March 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 247 | ๐ŸŸฉ 136 ๐ŸŸจ 37 ๐ŸŸฅ 74 | 1.80

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Bury

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the side that beat Wednesday, Fred Burton comes in for Jack Reynolds.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.23 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.25 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.59 |

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 Fred Burton |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

MANAGER

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Bury

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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

"Then Bury attacked strongly, Henderson, after some fine individual work, scoring Buryโ€™s fourth goal. Wilkes saved a fine shot from Henderson, and Athersmith then dashed away, centring accurately to Devey, who scored seven minutes from the finish. Final Score : Bury 4, Aston Villa 3."

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