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Game #378

Aston Villa

Monday, 24 April 1899

Won

1st=

LDDWW

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Attendance: 10,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

7-1

West Brom

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Billy Garraty scores Villa's second successive hat-trick as they had now scored 13 goals in two games to draw level on points with Liverpool in first place in the table with one game to play. The final game of the season would be against Liverpool at Villa Park in 5 days time.

KEY MAN

Billy Garraty, hat-trick, Monday, 24 April 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 24 April 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
10โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Tommy Bowman
Goal, 2-0, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 3-0, Billy Garraty, Assist by Jack Devey
HT Aston Villa 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
Goal, 3-1, (West Bromwich Albion)
Goal, 4-1, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 5-1, Billy Garraty
Goal, 6-1, Jimmy Cowan
Goal, 7-1, Billy Garraty
FT Aston Villa 7-1 West Bromwich Albion

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now scored 13 goals in two games to draw level on points with Liverpool in first place in the table with one game to play. The final game of the season would be against Liverpool at Villa Park in 5 days time.

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1891-92

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1898-99 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #352 |
Monday, 24 April 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | J.H. Strawson, Lincoln |
FT Score | 7-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LDDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 352 | ๐ŸŸฉ 196 ๐ŸŸจ 57 ๐ŸŸฅ 99 | 1.83

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: J.H. Strawson

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

West Bromwich Albion

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up for the second successive game having secured their biggest win since October last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.52 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.35 |

Youngest Player |
CF Billy Garraty | 20.56 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

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West Bromwich Albion

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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 visitors retaliated, but Crabtree drove them back, and when Garraty scored again the excitement was intense."

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