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Game #39

Aston Villa

Saturday, 17 December 1887

Won

4th Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FA Cup

Shankhouse

Attendance: 3,000

St James' Park

Shankhouse

0-9

Aston Villa (Holders)

Assist(s) | Dennis Hodgetts | 5-0 | Archie Hunter | 6-0 | Albert Brown | 7-0 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa hammer village side Shankhouse at Newcastle West End's St James' Park to set up "The Great Football Match" between the two best teams in the land - Villa and Preston North End.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 17 December 1887

โšฝ | 8โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Archie Hunter
โšฝ | Goal, 2-0, Albert Allen
โšฝ | Goal, 3-0, Archie Hunter
โšฝ | Goal, 4-0, Albert Brown
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Shankhouse 0-4 Aston Villa
โšฝ | Goal, 5-0, Tommy Green, Assist by Dennis Hodgetts
โšฝ | Goal, 6-0, Tommy Green, Assist by Archie Hunter
โšฝ | Goal, 7-0, Albert Allen, Assist by Albert Brown
โšฝ | Goal, 8-0, Dennis Hodgetts
โšฝ | Goal, 9-0, Albert Brown
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Shankhouse 0-9 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Secretary Manager George Ramsay's Villa received a bye in the third Round and so the holders lined up against village side Shankhouse in the fourth Round as they make it seventeen goals without replay in the Cup defence and keep a fourth consecutive FA Cup clean sheet.

Meanwhile, defender Joe Simmonds made his final appearance for Villa.

Aston Villa

FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1886-87

Shankhouse

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Shankhouse

Previous 5 vs. Shankhouse: None
None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1887-88 |
Matchday | #3 |
Manager Game | #13 |
Saturday, 17 December 1887

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Thomas Hindle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Darwen, 1887-
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 9-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 1886-1926

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 13 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 10 ๐ŸŸจ 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 0 | 2.54

Villa Career Form:

Champions

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Thomas Hindle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Darwen, 1887-
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None
Umpires: Messrs Craven (Darlington) and Sloan (Liverpool).

TEAM NEWS

Villa recall Joe Simmonds for his first appearance of the season in place of Harry Devey.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age:
| 24.64 |

Oldest Player:
CF Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 28.25 |

Youngest Player:
B Frank Coulton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.89 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 1886-1926

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Warner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
B Frank Coulton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
B Gershom Cox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
B Joe Simmonds | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
HB Harry Yates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Jack Burton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IR Albert Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
IR Tommy Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
IL Albert Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
IL Dennis Hodgetts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
CF Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Unknown

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Shankhouse

GK Wood
B Todd
B Brydon
HB Ritson
HB Turpin
HB Reilly
RW Thompson
RW Metcalf
LW Hamilton
LW Hedley
CF Matthews

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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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Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Shankhouse XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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

๐Ÿ”ด B Joe Simmonds | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1882-87 | ๐Ÿ•’ 22 | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 0 | #22 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"The Birmingham men left by the 7.30 train in the evening, after dining with their opponents, and were loudly cheered on their departure. Their play all round was magnificent, and such grand combination has seldom been seen in the North. Archie Hunter and Hodgetts excelled themselves."

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