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Game #318

Aston Villa

Monday, 27 September 1897

Lost

n/a

WWWLL

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Attendance: 12,000

Olive Grove

Wednesday

3-0

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's reigning Champions suffer a second successive defeat having not lost in the previous 22 matches. As a result Villa were beaten in consecutive games for the first time since January and had failed to score for the first time in 12 games.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 27 September 1897

[Exact timings not recorded]
40โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield Wednesday)
HT Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-2, (Sheffield Wednesday)
Goal, 0-3, (Sheffield Wednesday)
FT Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa suffer a second successive defeat having not lost in the previous 22 matches. As a result Villa were beaten in consecutive games for the first time since January and had failed to score for the first time in 12 games.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1895โ€“96

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1897-98 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #292 |
Monday, 27 September 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 292 | ๐ŸŸฉ 168 ๐ŸŸจ 44 ๐ŸŸฅ 80 | 1.88

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

Villa recall Bob Chatt with Fred Burton making way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.69 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 30.78 |

Youngest Player |
F James Fisher | 20.78 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

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Sheffield Wednesday

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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

"A second disaster to the famous Birmingham side has followed immediately on that of Saturday."

MATCH REPORT