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Game #397

Aston Villa

Saturday, 9 December 1899

Drew

2nd

WDWWD

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 15,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa (Champions)

2-2

Nottingham Forest

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Jack Devey scored a late equaliser as reigning Champions Villa were now unbeaten in 6, their best run of the season to date but could only draw once again and remained 4 points behind leaders Sheffield United in second place.

KEY MAN

Jack Devey, scored a late equaliser, Saturday, 9 December 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 December 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest)
Goal, 1-1, Billy Garraty
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Nottingham Forest
Goal, 1-2, (Nottingham Forest)
Goal, 2-2, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 2-2 Nottingham Forest

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa were now unbeaten in 6, their best run of the season to date but could only draw once again and remained 4 points behind leaders Sheffield United in second place.

Aston Villa

Nottingham Forest

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1897-98

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #17 |
Manager Game | #371 |
Saturday, 9 December 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WDWWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 371 | ๐ŸŸฉ 208 ๐ŸŸจ 60 ๐ŸŸฅ 103 | 1.84

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alfred Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hanley

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Nottingham Forest

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the team that beat Preston last time out with Tommy Bowman replacing Charlie McEleny.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 25.43 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 32.98 |

Youngest Player |
W Bobby Templeton | 20.48 |

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 Tommy Bowman |
W Bobby Templeton |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Jack Devey |
CF Billy Garraty |

MANAGER

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Nottingham Forest

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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 Villa played up desperately hard, and there was scene of great enthusiasm when Devey banged through the equaliser. A tough game terminated in a draw."

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