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Game #366

Aston Villa

Saturday, 28 January 1899

Lost

1st Round

LWWWL

FA Cup

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 32,000

City Ground

Nottingham Forest

2-1

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Fred Wheldon scored but Villa lose in the first round of the FA Cup.

KEY MAN

Fred Wheldon, scored early but to no avail, Saturday, 28 January 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 28 January 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
5โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest)
7โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Fred Wheldon
9โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Nottingham Forest)
HT Nottingham Forest 2-1 Aston Villa
FT Nottingham Forest 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose in the first round of the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1897-98

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #23 |
Manager Game | #340 |
Saturday, 28 January 1899

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 | 1-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 340 | ๐ŸŸฉ 193 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 95 | 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

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa recall Steve Smith for Jack Cowan for their First Round FA Cup match.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.99 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.11 |

Youngest Player |
M Albert Wilkes | 24.34 |

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

MANAGER

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Nottingham Forest

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SUBSTITUTES

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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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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 victory of the local team was received with unbounded enthusiasm, the success being throughly merited."

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