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Game #389

Aston Villa

Saturday, 28 October 1899

Lost

2nd

LWWWL

Division One

Sheffield United

Attendance: 28,000

Bramall Lane

Sheffield United

2-1

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey opened the scoring on 23' but reigning Champions Villa lose out to title rivals Sheffield United.. As a result Villa remain second in the table but are now four points adrift of their rivals with 10 games played.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, opened the scoring on 23' but to no avail, Saturday, 28 October 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 28 October 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
23โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jack Devey
HT Sheffield United 0-1 Aston Villa
74โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Sheffield United)
78โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Sheffield United)
FT Sheffield United 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa lose out to title rivals Sheffield United despite taking a first half lead through Jack Devey. As a result Villa remain second in the table but are now four points adrift of their rivals with 10 games played.

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1898-99

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #10 |
Manager Game | #363 |
Saturday, 28 October 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Aaron Scragg, Crewe |
FT Score | 1-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 363 | ๐ŸŸฉ 204 ๐ŸŸจ 57 ๐ŸŸฅ 102 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Aaron Scragg

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes for the crucial title match with early leaders Sheffield United as Charlie Athersmith and Jimmy Crabtree return in place of Albert Wilkes and Bobby Templeton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 27.03 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.86 |

Youngest Player |
F Billy Garraty | 21.07 |

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 Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Jack Devey |
CF Billy Garraty |

MANAGER

John Nicholson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Sheffield United

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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

"From this to the close each team strove hard, but no further score occurred and the result was: Sheffield United, two goals; Aston Villa, one goal."

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