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Game #275

Aston Villa

Monday, 6 April 1896

Won

1st

DWLWW

Division One

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 15,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

4-1

Wolves

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Johnny Campbell scored a brace to make it 25 goals for the season as League Champions Villa win their final home game of the season to win the League by 4 points from Derby in the final standings. Villa had now won the League, FA Cup and League in consecutive seasons under George Ramsay.

KEY MAN

Johnny Campbell, scored a brace to make it 25 goals for the season, Monday, 6 April 1896

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 6 April 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
30โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Goal, 3-1, Jimmy Crabtree
Goal, 4-1, Johnny Campbell
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

League Champions Villa win their final home game of the season to win the League by 4 points from Derby in the final standings. Villa had now won the League, FA Cup and League in consecutive seasons under George Ramsay.

Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1892-93

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1895-96 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #249 |
Monday, 6 April 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 249 | ๐ŸŸฉ 138 ๐ŸŸจ 37 ๐ŸŸฅ 74 | 1.81

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

League Champions Villa name an unchanged side from the team that secured the title last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.40 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.30 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 20.64 |

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 |
M Jack Reynolds |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Johnny Campbell |

MANAGER

Jack Addenbrooke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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

"After half an hour's play Tonks headed a goal for the Wanderers. Crabtree and Campbell, however, scored again for the Villa."

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