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Game #302

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 3 March 1897

Drew

3rd Round Replay

WWWDD

FA Cup

Preston North End

Attendance: 12,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

0-0

Preston North End

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa's third successive game against Preston, one in the League and two undecided FA Cup games necessitated a fourth match up to separate the pair.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 3 March 1897

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
FT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End

ON THIS DAY

Villa's third successive game against Preston, one in the League and two undecided FA Cup games necessitated a fourth match up to separate the pair.

Aston Villa

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

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1889โ€“90

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #27 |
Manager Game | #276 |
Wednesday, 3 March 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Captain Simpson (London)
FT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWDD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 276 | ๐ŸŸฉ 155 ๐ŸŸจ 43 ๐ŸŸฅ 78 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that had drawn the first running of this tie on Saturday last.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.45 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 30.21 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.54 |

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 Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |

MANAGER

E.H. Bahr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

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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

"For fifteen minutes the North End goal was regularly bombarded, and on one occasion Trainer cleared in truly magnificent style, some the players actually joining in the applause."

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