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Game #322

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 October 1897

Drew

2nd

LWDWD

Division One

Sunderland

Attendance: 20,000

Newcastle Road

Sunderland

0-0

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's reigning Champions fail to score but are now unbeaten in four games.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 October 1897

HT Sunderland 0-0 Aston Villa
FT Sunderland 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa fail to score but are now unbeaten in four games.

Aston Villa

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1894-95

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

Previous 5 vs. Sunderland: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ.| ๐ŸŸฅ.| ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1897-98 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #10 |
Manager Game | #296 |
Saturday, 23 October 1897

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | LWDWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 296 | ๐ŸŸฉ 170 ๐ŸŸจ 46 ๐ŸŸฅ 80 | 1.88

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sunderland

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the team that beat Notts County last time out, Billy George returns in goal in place of Harry Wilkes for this second appearance for Villa.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.53 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 30.85 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 19.70 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
RB Bert Sharp |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Sharp |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

Robert Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Sunderland

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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

"George, the new goal-keeper, was never at fault."

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