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Game #368

Aston Villa

Saturday, 18 February 1899

Lost

1st=

WWLLL

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 11,000

City Ground

Nottingham Forest

1-0

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Ramsay's Villa lost their second successive League match and their second defeat to Forest in three games. As a result Villa remained first in the table with 10 games to play but were now only ahead of Liverpool on goal ratio although they retained two games in hand on their nearest rivals.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 February 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
25โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest)
HT Nottingham Forest 1-0 Aston Villa
FT Nottingham Forest 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Winger Jack Sharp made his final appearance for Villa aged 21 before moving on to Everton as Villa lost their second successive League match and their second defeat to Forest in three games. As a result Villa remained first in the table with 10 games to play but were now only ahead of Liverpool on goal ratio although they retained two games in hand on their nearest rivals.

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 | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #342 |
Saturday, 18 February 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | J. Fox, Sheffield |
FT Score | 0-1 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWLLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 342 | ๐ŸŸฉ 193 ๐ŸŸจ 52 ๐ŸŸฅ 97 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: J. Fox

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that lost to Preston last time out with Howard Spencer coming in for his first appearance of the season, whilst Jack Sharp makes his first appearance in 6, with Jimmy Crabtree and Jack Cowan dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.19 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.17 |

Youngest Player |
W Jack Sharp | 21.02 |

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 Howard Spencer |
M Albert Wilkes |
W Steve Smith |
W Jack Sharp |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |
F George Johnson |

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

"When the interval was reached (Devey and Wheldon meanwhile having shown prominently) the Villians had not succeeded in equalising."

MATCH REPORT