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Game #361

Aston Villa

Monday, 26 December 1898

Won

1st

WDWLW

Division One

Newcastle United

Attendance: 30,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Newcastle United

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Charlie Athersmith scored in the first minute as Villa return to winning ways and reopen a two point lead at the top of the table with a game in hand on their title rivals.

KEY MAN

Charlie Athersmith, hit a 1' goal to win the game, Monday, 26 December 1898.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 26 December 1898

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Charlie Athersmith
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Newcastle United
FT Aston Villa 1-0 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways and reopen a two point lead at the top of the table with a game in hand on their title rivals.

Aston Villa

Newcastle United

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: | - | - | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #335 |
Monday, 26 December 1898

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 335 | ๐ŸŸฉ 190 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 93 | 1.86

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Newcastle United

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up to the team that unexpectedly lost to Notts County last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.79 |

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 Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F George Johnson |
F Jack Devey |

MANAGER

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Newcastle United

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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 United played quite as well as their rivals, and on the run of the game draw would have been the most correct result. The Villa were really lucky to win."

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