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Game #294

Aston Villa

Saturday, 9 January 1897

Lost

1st

WDWLL

Division One

Sunderland

Attendance: 10,000

Newcastle Road

Sunderland

4-2

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Johnny Campbell hit a consolation as reigning Champions Villa suffer a second successive defeat for the first time this season but remain top of the league on goal ratio with four games in hand on fellow leaders Liverpool.

KEY MAN

Johnny Campbell, consolation, Saturday, 9 January 1897.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 January 1897

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Sunderland)
Goal, 1-1, Own Goal, Ferguson
HT Sunderland 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-2, (Sunderland)
Goal, 2-3, (Sunderland)
Goal, 2-4, (Sunderland)
FT Sunderland 4-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa suffer a second successive defeat for the first time this season but remain top of the league on goal ratio with four games in hand on fellow leaders Liverpool.

Aston Villa

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

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1894-95

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #268 |
Saturday, 9 January 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WDWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 268 | ๐ŸŸฉ 149 ๐ŸŸจ 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 78 | 1.82

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sunderland

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that lost to Burnley last time out with Jack Devey and Jack Reynolds replaced by Jimmy Crabtree and Fred Burton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.15 |

Oldest Player |
WH Fred Burton | 28.63 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.40 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Albert Evans |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Bob Chatt |

MANAGER

Robert Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Sunderland

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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

"They had, however, now shot their bolt, for the Sunderland men literally ran all over them."

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