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Game #311

Aston Villa

Monday, 19 April 1897

Won

1st

WWWWW

Division One

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 45,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa (Champions)

5-0

Wolves

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jimmy Cowan scored the opener as Double winners Villa won for the fourteenth time in 17 unbeaten games, playing in front of their highest league crowd to date, 45,000, and scored 5 goals to make it 8 without reply on their new ground.

KEY MAN

Jimmy Cowan, scored the opener, Monday, 19 April 1897

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 19 April 1897

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jimmy Cowan
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
47โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 3-0, Jack Cowan
Goal, 4-0, Johnny Campbell
Goal, 5-0, Johnny Campbell
FT Aston Villa 5-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

Double winners Villa won for the fourteenth time in 17 unbeaten games, playing in front of their highest league crowd to date, 45,000, and scored 5 goals to make it 8 without reply on their new ground.

Aston Villa

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

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1892-93

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1896-97 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #285 |
Monday, 19 April 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 285 | ๐ŸŸฉ 163 ๐ŸŸจ 44 ๐ŸŸฅ 78 | 1.87

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the team that beat Blackburn last time out with Jimmy Crabtree being replaced by Fred Burton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.29 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 30.33 |

Youngest Player |
FB Howard Spencer | 21.67 |

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 Jack Reynolds |
M Fred Burton |
W Jack Cowan |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |

MANAGER

Jack Addenbrooke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

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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

"The game continued fast and exciting the finish, but no further points were registered. Result: Villa, five goals; Wanderers, nil."

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