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Game #339

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 March 1898

Lost

4th

LWWWL

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 7,000

Town Ground

Nottingham Forest

3-1

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's reigning Champions Villa lose for the first time in four but so do the League leaders Sheffield United who remain 6 points ahead of Villa with 8 points available.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 March 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
20โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest)
Goal, 0-2, (Nottingham Forest)
Goal, 0-3, (Nottingham Forest)
Missed penalty, James Fisher
HT Nottingham Forest 3-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-3, James Fisher
FT Nottingham Forest 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa lose for the first time in four but so do the League leaders Sheffield United who remain 6 points ahead of Villa with 8 points available.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1897-98 |
Matchday | #27 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #313 |
Saturday, 26 March 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | T. Armitt, Leek |
FT Score | 1-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 313 | ๐ŸŸฉ 177 ๐ŸŸจ 48 ๐ŸŸฅ 88 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: T. Armitt

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that beat Bury last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.16 |

Oldest Player |
CB Jimmy Cowan | 29.46 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 20.12 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Tommy Bowman |
W Jack Sharp |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Bob Chatt |
F James Fisher |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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Nottingham Forest

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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 visitors were awarded a penalty kick, which was taken by Fisher. He, however, kicked over the barrier amid derisive laughter."

MATCH REPORT