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Game #342

Aston Villa

Saturday, 16 April 1898

Lost

7th

WLDLL

Division One

Liverpool

Attendance: 20,000

Anfield

Liverpool

4-0

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa see their season take a further downturn with a heavy defeat to a club in the lower half of the table, as a result Villa remain in seventh with a game to play.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 16 April 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool)
Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool)
Goal, 0-3, (Liverpool)
HT Liverpool 3-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-4, (Liverpool)
FT Liverpool 4-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villaโ€™s season takes a further down turn with a heavy defeat to a club in the lower half of the table, as a result Villa remain in seventh with a game to play.

Midfielder Edmund Strange made his final appearance for Villa aged 27 before moving on to Langley St. Michaelโ€™s FC.

Forward Howard Harvey made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving on to Burslem Port Vale for a fee of ยฃ50.

Aston Villa

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1897-98 |
Matchday | #30 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #316 |
Saturday, 16 April 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WLDLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 316 | ๐ŸŸฉ 177 ๐ŸŸจ 49 ๐ŸŸฅ 90 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Liverpool

TEAM NEWS

Having conceded the title Villa make five changes from the team that lost to Wolves with Bert Sharp, Edmund Strange, Jack Cowan, Howard Harvey and Billy Garraty returning and Jimmy Cowan, Charlie Athersmith, Steve Smith and Fred Wheldon dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.84 |

Oldest Player |
F Bob Chatt | 27.73 |

Youngest Player |
CF Billy Garraty | 19.54 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
FB Albert Evans |
RB Bert Sharp |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Edmund Strange |
W Jack Sharp |
W Jack Cowan |
F Howard Harvey |
F Bob Chatt |
F James Fisher |
CF Billy Garraty |

MANAGER

Tom Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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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 became, very slow, Becton, however scored again from Robertsonโ€™s centre."

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