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Game #355

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 November 1898

Won

1st

WWWWW

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 24,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Blackburn Rovers

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored his tenth goal in 9 games as Villa had now won 7 games in a row and were unbeaten in 10 to remain two points clear at the top of the table with two games in hand over their nearest rivals.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored his tenth goal in 9 games to keep Villa top, Saturday, 19 November 1898.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 November 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
Goal, 2-0, Fred Wheldon
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
Goal, 3-1, Fred Wheldon
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now won 7 games in a row and were unbeaten in 10 to remain two points clear at the top of the table with two games in hand over their nearest rivals.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1890โ€“91

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #329 |
Saturday, 19 November 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | A.G. Hines, Nottingham |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 329 | ๐ŸŸฉ 187 ๐ŸŸจ 51 ๐ŸŸฅ 91 | 1.86

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: A.G. Hines

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the side that secured their six successive victory with Charlie Athersmith returning in place of George Johnson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.49 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 31.92 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 20.77 |

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 Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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Blackburn Rovers

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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 contest was fought out on most stubborn lines, but Wheldon enabled the home clubโ€™s supporters to breathe freely when he increased the Villa score to three."

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