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Game #367

Aston Villa

Saturday, 4 February 1899

Lost

1st

WWWLL

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 10,000

Deepdale

Preston North End

2-0

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa had now lost two consecutive games but their first League reverse in four, as a result Villa held on to their two point lead at the head of the table with two games in hand on second placed Liverpool.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 4 February 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Preston North End 0-0 Aston Villa
69โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End)
85โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Preston North End)
FT Preston North End 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now lost two consecutive games but their first League reverse in four, as a result Villa held on to their two point lead at the head of the table with two games in hand on second placed Liverpool.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1889โ€“90

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #341 |
Saturday, 4 February 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley
FT Score | 0-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 341 | ๐ŸŸฉ 193 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 96 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the team that lost in the FA Cup last time out with Jack Cowan replacing Steve Smith.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.29 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.13 |

Youngest Player |
M Albert Wilkes | 24.36 |

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

MANAGER

E.H. Bahr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

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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

"Now was the North Endโ€™s time, for snow began to fall heavily, and they swooped down the field like a pack of wolves time after time. However, the Villa defence was sound, and while the snow lasted, the home lot could not get their lead to a more substantial figure."

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