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Game #396

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 December 1899

Won

2nd

DWDWW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 12,000

Deepdale

Preston North End

0-5

Aston Villa (Champions)

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Smith hit a hat-trick as reigning Champions Villa dispatched Preston at Deepdale to make it three wins in five unbeaten games.

KEY MAN

Steve Smith, hat-trick, Saturday, 2 December 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 December 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Billy Garraty
Goal, 2-0, Steve Smith
35โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Steve Smith
HT Preston North End 0-3 Aston Villa
Goal, 4-0, Own Goal
Goal, 5-0, Steve Smith
FT Preston North End 0-5 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Midfielder Charlie McEleny made his sole appearance for Villa aged 27 after joining from New Brighton. McEleny would later move on to Swindon Town.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1889โ€“90

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

Previous 5 vs. Preston: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Match | #16 |
Manager Game | #370 |
Saturday, 2 December 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 370 | ๐ŸŸฉ 208 ๐ŸŸจ 59 ๐ŸŸฅ 103 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the team that beat Burnley last time out with Charlie McEleny making his debut in place of Tommy Bowman.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 25.57 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.96 |

Youngest Player |
W Bobby Templeton | 20.46 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
D Michael Noon |
CB Chris Mann |
FB Albert Evans |
M Albert Wilkes |
M Charlie McEleny |
W Bobby Templeton |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Jack Devey |
CF Billy Garraty |

MANAGER

E.H. Bahr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

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SUBSTITUTES

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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 reverse caused consternation on the ground for the North End have been playing well lately."

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