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Game #346

Aston Villa

Saturday, 17 September 1898

Won

6th

LWWLW

Division One

Burnley

Attendance: 8,000

Turf Moor

Burnley

2-4

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Smith scored a brace to see off promoted Burnley and move to 6th in the early Division One table.

KEY MAN

Steve Smith, scored a brace to see off promoted Burnley and move to 6th in the early Division One table, Saturday, 17 September 1898.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 17 September 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, Burnley
Goal, 1-1, Steve Smith
Goal, 2-1, George Johnson
Goal, 2-2, Burnley
Goal, 3-2, Charlie Athersmith
HT Burnley 2-3 Aston Villa
Goal, 4-2, Steve Smith
FT Burnley 2-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa get back to winning ways to move up to 6th in the early League table.

Aston Villa

Burnley

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #320 |
Saturday, 17 September 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 320 | ๐ŸŸฉ 180 ๐ŸŸจ 49 ๐ŸŸฅ 91 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Burnley

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.46 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 31.75 |

Youngest Player |
M Ralph Gaudie | 22.64 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
M Albert Wilkes |
M Ralph Gaudie |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F George Johnson |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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Burnley

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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

"Burnley pulled themselves together, and George, having conceded a corner to Morrison, saved from Ross, after which the Villa threatened danger."

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