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Game #360

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 December 1898

Lost

1st

LWDWL

Division One

Notts County

Attendance: 20,000

Trent Bridge

Notts County

1-0

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa lose unexpectedly to Notts County - their first defeat to the Magpies in seven seasons - and have now lost twice in 15 games but remain a point clear at the top of the table.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 December 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Notts County 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-1, (Notts County)
FT Notts County 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose unexpectedly to Notts County - their first defeat to the Magpies in seven seasons - and have now lost twice in 15 games but remain a point clear at the top of the table.

Aston Villa

Notts County

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1893-94

FIXTURE HISTORY

Notts County

Previous 5 vs. Notts County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Match | #17 |
Manager Game | #334 |
Saturday, 24 December 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-1 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWDWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 334 | ๐ŸŸฉ 189 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 93 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Notts County

TEAM NEWS

In one change from the team that saw off title rivals Everton in the last round, Jimmy Cowan returns in place of Albert Wilkes.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.78 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.02 |

Youngest Player |
RB Bert Sharp | 22.98 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
RB Bert Sharp |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F George Johnson |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |

MANAGER

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Notts County

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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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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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

"Villa fought hard to the end, and in this respect their opponents fought harder. "It may incidentally be stated that, until this match Notts County had not beaten their opponents for the past seven seasons."

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