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Game #380

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 September 1899

Won

n/a

DWWWW

Division One

Sunderland

Attendance: 27,000

Roker Park

Sunderland

0-1

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Billy Garraty scored Villa's first of the season to beat Sunderland as the reigning Champions hit a late winner to open their title defence with a victory.

KEY MAN

Billy Garraty, scored Villa's first of the season to beat Sunderland, Saturday, 2 September 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 September 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
HT Sunderland 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-0, Billy Garraty
FT Sunderland 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa hit a late winner to open their title defence with a victory.

Aston Villa

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1894-95

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #354 |
Saturday, 2 September 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 354 | ๐ŸŸฉ 198 ๐ŸŸจ 57 ๐ŸŸฅ 99 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

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TEAM NEWS

Villa name the same line up that finished the 1898-99 season as Champions.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.88 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.71 |

Youngest Player |
CF Billy Garraty | 20.92 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Alex Mackie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Sunderland

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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

"As the game slowed, it opened out, and soon consisted merely of long kicks in the middle of the field. Play became monotonous and remained so till five minutes before full time, then the principal incident of the game arrived: Athersmith drove the ball across to Smith, who headed into Doigโ€™s hands. This player did not get it far enough away, and Garraty, meeting it with his cranium, sent in into the net, and thus Aston Villa won their first League victory over Sunderland by one goal to nil."

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