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Game #297

Aston Villa

Saturday, 6 February 1897

Won

1st

LLWWW

Division One

Bury

Attendance: 10,000

Gigg Lane

Bury

0-2

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Johnny Campbell scored a brace as reigning Champions Villa, after a difficult start to the year, now have two consecutive League wins to leave them a point clear at the top of the table with two games in hand on nearest rivals Derby.

KEY MAN

Johnny Campbell, scored a brace to put Villa a point clear, Saturday, 6 February 1897.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 February 1897

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 2-0, Johnny Campbell
HT Bury 0-2 Aston Villa
FT Bury 0-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa, after a difficult start to the year, now have two consecutive League wins to leave them a point clear at the top of the table with two games in hand on nearest rivals Derby.

Aston Villa

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

Bury

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bury

Previous 5 vs. Bury: | - | - | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #271 |
Saturday, 6 February 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LLWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 271 | ๐ŸŸฉ 152 ๐ŸŸจ 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 78 | 1.83

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Bury

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that hammered Newcastle in the FA Cup last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.25 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 30.14 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.47 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

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Bury

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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

"Cowan and Crabtree were in brilliant form in the Villa ranks and could not be beaten, while if by chance the ball was got behind them, Wilkes was ever ready."

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