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Game #354

Aston Villa

Saturday, 12 November 1898

Won

1st

WWWWW

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Attendance: 15,896

Stoney Lane

West Brom

0-1

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa had now won 6 games in a row and were unbeaten in 9 to go two points clear at the top of the table with two games in hand over second placed Everton.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 November 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
30โ€™ Goal, 1-0, George Johnson
HT West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Aston Villa
FT West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now won 6 games in a row and were unbeaten in 9 to go two points clear at the top of the table with two games in hand over second placed Everton.

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1891-92

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #328 |
Saturday, 12 November 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: John Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Blackburn
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 328 | ๐ŸŸฉ 186 ๐ŸŸจ 51 ๐ŸŸฅ 91 | 1.86

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Blackburn

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

West Bromwich Albion

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the side that secured their fifth successive victory with Jimmy Crabtree returning in place of Albert Wilkes.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.51 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 31.90 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 20.75 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
FB Charlie Aston |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Jack Sharp |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F George Johnson |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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West Bromwich Albion

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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

"The game, which had been far from scientific, now degenerated considerably, and the scrummage in the home goal, Reader and Wheldon looked like having a โ€œdust upโ€ with raw โ€˜uns."

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