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Game #384

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 September 1899

Won

1st=

WWLWW

Division One

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 20,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-1

Blackburn Rovers

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored a brace as reigning Champions Villa win their fourth game in five to remain in joint first place in Division One.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a brace to beat Blackburn, Saturday, 23 September 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 September 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
30โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Fred Wheldon
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, Jack Devey
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Despite going a goal behind in the 1', reigning Champions Villa win their fourth game in five to remain in joint first place in Division One.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1890โ€“91

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #358 |
Saturday, 23 September 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Fred Bye, Sheffield |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 358 | ๐ŸŸฉ 201 ๐ŸŸจ 57 ๐ŸŸฅ 100 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Fred Bye

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that beat Everton last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.94 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.76 |

Youngest Player |
CF Billy Garraty | 20.98 |

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

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Blackburn Rovers

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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 Rovers now attacked furiously but were repulsed, and taking the game in hand again, Devey scored a third goal for the homesters."

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