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Game #284

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 October 1896

Won

3rd

LDWWW

Division One

Derby County

Attendance: 10,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa (Champions)

2-1

Derby County

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Fred Wheldon scored for the third successive match as reigning Champions Villa win their third consecutive match for the first time this season and climb to 3rd place in the League table, two points behind leaders Bolton.

KEY MAN

Fred Wheldon, scored for the third successive match, Saturday, 24 October 1896.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 October 1896

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Aston Villa 0-0 Derby County
52โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jack Cowan, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 2-0, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 2-1, (Derby County)
Player retired injured, Jack Cowan
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa win their third consecutive match for the first time this season and climb to 3rd place in the League table, 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 | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Match | #9 |
Manager Game | #258 |
Saturday, 24 October 1896

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 258 | ๐ŸŸฉ 143 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 for the second successive time after beating today's opponents last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.93 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 29.85 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.19 |

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

"Better goal-keeping has not been seen on the ground this season."

MATCH REPORT