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Game #283

Aston Villa

Saturday, 17 October 1896

Won

4th

WLDWW

Division One

Derby County

Attendance: 10,000

Baseball Ground

Derby County

1-3

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Fred Wheldon grabbed the opener for the second consecutive game as reigning Champions Villa record consecutive wins for the first time this season and as a result the League table has a more attractive look about it with Villa now in 4th place, two points behind leaders Bolton.

KEY MAN

Fred Wheldon, grabbed the opener for the second consecutive game, Saturday, 17 October 1896.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 17 October 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 1-1, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 3-1, Jack Cowan
FT Derby County 1-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa record consecutive wins for the first time this season and as a result the League table has a more attractive look about it with Villa now in 4th place, two points behind leaders Bolton.

Aston Villa

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

Derby County

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #257 |
Saturday, 17 October 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 257 | ๐ŸŸฉ 142 ๐ŸŸจ 39 ๐ŸŸฅ 76 | 1.81

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Derby County

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that beat Albion last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.91 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.83 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.17 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Harry Newbould | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Derby County

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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

"Derby did not make the most of their chances front of goal, and Johnny Goodallโ€™s loss was glaringly apparent. Villa thus won three goals to Derby's one."

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