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Game #363

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 January 1899

Won

1st

WLWLW

Division One

Bury

Attendance: 18,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Bury

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored a brace as Villa return to winning ways and open up a two point gap at the top of the table with two games in hand over nearest rivals Everton.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace, Saturday, 7 January 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 January 1899

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

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways and open up a two point gap at the top of the table with two games in hand over nearest rivals Everton.

Aston Villa

Bury

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bury

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #337 |
Saturday, 7 January 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Arthur Kingscott, Derby |
FT Score | 3-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 337 | ๐ŸŸฉ 191 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 94 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Arthur Kingscott

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Bury

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that were well beaten by Stoke in the previous game with Albert Wilkes and Jack Devey returning with brothers Bert Sharp and Jack Sharp dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.93 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.05 |

Youngest Player |
M Albert Wilkes | 24.28 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

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Bury

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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

"This was really hard lines on Bury, for despite their plucky play they could not get terms, the result being: Aston Villa, three goals; Bury, two goals."

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