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Game #418

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 April 1900

Won

1st

LWWWW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 18,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-1

Preston North End

Assists(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Billy Garraty scored Villa's third as reigning Champions Villa win a fourth successive game and keep their three point lead over Sheffield United at the top of the table with two games to play. Their nearest rivals however have four games to play.

KEY MAN

Billy Garraty, scored Villa's third, Saturday, 7 April 1900.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 April 1900

[Exact timings not recorded]
1โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, Orrell
Goal, 2-0, Bobby Templeton
Goal, 2-1, (Preston North End)
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Preston North End
Goal, 3-1, Billy Garraty
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Preston North End

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa win a fourth successive game and keep their three point lead over Sheffield United at the top of the table with two games to play. Their nearest rivals however have four games to play.

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: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1899-00 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #392 |
Saturday, 7 April 1900

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 392 | ๐ŸŸฉ 220 ๐ŸŸจ 65 ๐ŸŸฅ 107 | 1.85

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Villa make three changes from the team that secured a third successive League win last time out with Howard Spencer, Charlie Aston and Alf Watkins dropping out and Jimmy Cowan, Albert Evans and Steve Smith recalled.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 26.50 |

Oldest Player |
F Jack Devey | 33.30 |

Youngest Player |
W Bobby Templeton | 20.81 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
D Michael Noon |
FB Albert Evans |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Albert Wilkes |
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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SUBSTITUTES

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SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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

"For a long time the game was of a very scrappy nature, but just before the finish the Villa pressed, Garraty scoring."

MATCH REPORT