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Game #351

Aston Villa

Saturday, 22 October 1898

Won

2nd

DDWWW

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 18,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Nottingham Forest

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored his sixth goal in 5 games as Villa won their 3rd successive game, kept their second consecutive clean sheet and moved to second in the table, 2 points behind leaders and reigning Champions Sheffield United with three games in hand.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored his sixth goal in 5 games to send Villa second, Saturday, 22 October 1898.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 22 October 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Debut, Billy Haggart
Goal, 1-0, Jack Sharp
Goal, 2-0, Jack Sharp
Goal, 3-0, Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 3-0 Nottingham Forest
FT Aston Villa 3-0 Nottingham Forest

ON THIS DAY

Left back Billy Haggart made his Villa debut aged 24 after joining from Edinburgh Royal for a fee of ยฃ40 as Villa won their 3rd successive game, kept their second consecutive clean sheet and moved to second in the table, 2 points behind leaders and reigning Champions Sheffield United with three games in hand.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1897-98

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #325 |
Saturday, 22 October 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley
FT Score | 3-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DDWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 325 | ๐ŸŸฉ 183 ๐ŸŸจ 51 ๐ŸŸฅ 91 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that beat Liverpool last time out with Jack Sharp and Billy Haggart (debut) replacing Charlie Athersmith and Albert Evans.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.14 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 31.84 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 20.70 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
LB Billy Haggart |
FB Charlie Aston |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Jack Sharp |
W Steve Smith |
F Jack Devey |
F George Johnson |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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Nottingham Forest

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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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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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 home team pressed to the interval, at which point the score stood - Aston Villa, three goals: Notts Forest, nothing."

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