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Game #280

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 September 1896

Lost

10th

WLDWL

Division One

Everton

Attendance: 15,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

1-2

Everton

Assists(s) | Jimmy Cowan

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored but reigning Champions Villaโ€™s uncertain start to the season continues as a week after defeating Everton away they lose on their home ground to the same opposition and drop to 10th in the early League table already 3 points off the top spot,

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored the first goal but to no avail, Saturday, 26 September 1896.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 September 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey, Assist by Jimmy Cowan
Goal, 1-1, (Everton)
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Everton
85โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Everton)
FT Aston Villa 1-2 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villaโ€™s uncertain start to the season continues as a week after defeating Everton away they lose on their home ground to the same opposition and drop to 10th in the early League table already 3 points off the top spot,

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1895-96

Everton

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1890-91

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #254 |
Saturday, 26 September 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 254 | ๐ŸŸฉ 140 ๐ŸŸจ 38 ๐ŸŸฅ 76 | 1.80

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Everton

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the team that beat Everton in the previous game as Howard Spencer misses out with Jimmy Welford returning after a two game absence.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.51 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.77 |

Youngest Player |
GK Jimmy Whitehouse | 23.48 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Jimmy Welford |
M Fred Burton |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Jack Cowan |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Jack Devey |

MANAGER

Dick Molyneux | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Everton

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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

"There is no doubt the homesters should have won on form. They played a really brilliant forward game, by always seemed to fail in the final effort."

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