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Game #399

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 December 1899

Won

2nd

WWDLW

Division One

Attendance: 6,000

Stoke

Villa Park

Fred Wheldon scored a brace as reigning Champions Villa return to winning ways with a crucial Christmas win over Stoke as leaders Sheffield United drop a point to leave Villa four points behind in second place.

Aston Villa (Champions)

4-1

Stoke

Assists(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Fred Wheldon, scored a brace to see off Stoke, Saturday, 23 December 1899.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 December 1899

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Steve Smith
Goal, 2-0, Billy Garraty
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Stoke
47โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 3-1, (Stoke, pen)
Goal, 4-1, Fred Wheldon
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Stoke

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa return to winning ways with a crucial Christmas win over Stoke as leaders Sheffield United drop a point to leave Villa four points behind in second place.

Aston Villa

Stoke

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Stoke

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #373 |
Saturday, 23 December 1899

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWDLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 373 | ๐ŸŸฉ 209 ๐ŸŸจ 60 ๐ŸŸฅ 104 | 1.84

Career Form:

Top 4

George Ramsay led Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Stoke

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Following their defeat Glossop, Villa bring back Jimmy Cowan and Jimmy Crabtree after 8 game absences and George Johnson after 11 games out of the team with Chris Mann, Tommy Bowman and Jack Devey making way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 26.46 |

Oldest Player |
CB Jimmy Cowan | 31.20 |

Youngest Player |
CF Billy Garraty | 21.23 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

Horace Austerberry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
D Michael Noon |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Albert Wilkes |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F George Johnson |
CF Billy Garraty |

Stoke

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"From a penalty kick Robertson scored the first point for Stoke. The game continued to be fast and exciting, but the home term held their own and Wheldon scored again. Result: Villa 4, Stoke 1."

*The Reading Observer*
Saturday, 23 December 1899

ASTON VILLA v. STOKE.
Played at Aston. The visitors won the toss, but the Villa, who were well represented, attacked in fine form, and after Garratty had just missed with his head, Smith shot through from a rebound off Capewell's legs.

Soon afterwards Garratty hit the post, but he got possession again and added the second point. Stoke pressed, but failed to score.

Half-time : Aston Villa 2, Stoke 0.

The Villa were the first to show up the in the second half, and within two minutes Wheldon put the ball into the net.

From a penalty kick Robertson scored the first point for Stoke. The game continued to be fast and exciting, but the home term held their own and Wheldon scored again. Result: Villa 4, Stoke 1.