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Game #3

Aston Villa

Saturday, 30 October 1880

Won

1st Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FA Cup 1st Round

Attendance: 2,000

Wednesbury Strollers

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Villa record their biggest FA Cup win to date as Howard Vaughton made his debut.

Aston Villa

5-3

Wednesbury Strollers

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Howard Vaughton, debut

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 30 October 1880

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, George Copley, Bill Watts, Howard Vaughton
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-3 Wednesbury Strollers
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 5-3 Wednesbury Strollers

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their biggest FA Cup win to date as goalkeeper George Copley, utility player Bill Watts & forward Howard Vaughton made their Villa debuts in the FA Cup.

Meanwhile, forward Charlie Johnstone made his final appearance for Villa in the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

Wednesbury Strollers

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wednesbury Strollers

Previous 5 vs. Wednesbury Strollers: None
None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1880-81 |
Matchday | #1 |
Manager Game | #3 |
Saturday, 30 October 1880

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Management Committee
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-3
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

Career Form:

Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

Unknown

CARDS

Villa

No Cards in Period

Wednesbury Strollers

No Cards in Period

TEAM NEWS

George Copley, Bill Watts and Howard Vaughton come into the 1880-81 squad to make their Villa FA Cup debuts.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 23.15 |
Oldest Player: M Sammy Law | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 30.85 |
Youngest Player: F Andy Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 16.26* |
*Unconfirmed

MANAGER

MANAGER

Management Committee

Not Recorded

Aston Villa

Goalkeeper: George Copley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
Back: Ted Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Half Back: Tommy Pank | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Half Back: Sammy Law | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Half Back: Charlie Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
Inside Right: Bill Watts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
Inside Right: Andy Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
Inside Left: Eli Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Inside Left: Howard Vaughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
Centre Forward: Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
Centre Forward: William Crossland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Wednesbury Strollers

Goalkeeper: Beddow
Back: Alf Harvey
Half Back: Scott
Half Back: Tom Bryan
Half Back: Jones
Inside Right: Powis
Inside Right: Parker
Inside Left: Knowles
Inside Left: Taylor
Centre Forward: Burns
Centre Forward: Reilly

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SQUAD STATS

Team Cost: ยฃ0.00m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Goalkeeper: George Copley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Back: Ted Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Half Back: Tommy Pank | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Half Back: Sammy Law | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Half Back: Charlie Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Inside Right: Bill Watts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Inside Right: Andy Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Inside Left: Eli Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Inside Left: Howard Vaughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Centre Forward: Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
Centre Forward: William Crossland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

Team Cost: ยฃ0.00m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Goalkeeper: Beddow

Back: Alf Harvey

Half Back: Scott
Half Back: Tom Bryan
Half Back: Jones

Inside Right: Powis
Inside Right: Parker

Inside Left: Knowles
Inside Left: Taylor

Centre Forward: Burns
Centre Forward: Reilly

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

๐ŸŸข GK George Copley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
๐ŸŸข M Bill Watts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
๐ŸŸข F Howard Vaughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด F Charlie Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"After the change of ends the Villa played up in grand style, completely turning the tables on their adversaries."

*Nottinghamshire Guardian*
Friday, 5 November 1880

ENGLISH CHALLENGE CUP COMPETITION.
ASTON VILLA v. WEDNESBURY STROLLERS.

These two clubs met at Perry Bar on Saturday to play off their draw in the first round of the Football Association Cup ties.

The early part of the game was very exciting, the Strollers, who had the advantage of down hill, scoring three goals to their opponents' one up to half-time.

After the change of ends the Villa played up in grand style, completely turning the tables on their adversaries, and they eventually won by five goals to three.

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. With thanks to Trinity Mirror. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved. Source: British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)