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Game #334

Aston Villa

Saturday, 22 January 1898

Lost

5th

LDLLL

Division One

Derby County

Attendance: 12,000

Baseball Ground

Derby County

3-1

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's reigning Champions' title defence really comes off the rails as they suffer a third consecutive defeat - for the first time since October 1892 - make it no wins in 6 games, and fall back to 5th in the table 7 points behind leaders Sheffield United, having played a game more and with just 8 League games remaining.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 22 January 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Derby County)
Goal, 1-1, Bert Sharp
Goal, 1-2, (Derby County)
HT Derby County 2-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-3, (Derby County)
FT Derby County 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa's title defence really comes off the rails as they suffer a third consecutive defeat - for the first time since October 1892 - make it no wins in 6 games, and fall back to 5th in the table 7 points behind leaders Sheffield United, having played a game more and with just 8 League games remaining.

Aston Villa

Derby County

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1897-98 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #22 |
Manager Game | #308 |
Saturday, 22 January 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LDLLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 308 | ๐ŸŸฉ 174 ๐ŸŸจ 48 ๐ŸŸฅ 86 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

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TEAM NEWS

In one change the team that lost a second consecutive match to Sheffield United, Jack Sharp comes in for Jack Devey.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.65 |

Oldest Player |
CB Jimmy Cowan | 29.28 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 19.95 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
RB Bert Sharp |
FB Albert Evans |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Sharp |
W Steve Smith |
F Howard Harvey |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

Harry Newbould | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Derby County

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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

"Afterwards Villa tried hard to recover lost ground, but failed, and in the last minute Maconnochie nearly got through, heading the ball against the crossbar."

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