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Game #6

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 February 1881

Lost

4th Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FA Cup

Stafford Road

Attendance: 5,000

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Aston Villa

2-3

Stafford Road

Assist(s) | William Crossland | 1-1 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are knocked out of the FA Cup on merit for the first time by Wolverhampton's premier club Stafford Road Railway Works Football Club.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 February 1881

๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 0-1, (Stafford Road), Gowland
โšฝ | Goal, 1-1, Archie Hunter, Assist by William Crossland
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Stafford Road
โšฝ | Goal, 2-1, Eli Davis
๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 2-2, (Stafford Road), Crump
๐Ÿฅ… | Goal, 2-3, (Stafford Road), Gowland
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-3 Stafford Road

ON THIS DAY

Utility player Bill Watts made his final appearance for Villa in the FA Cup as the club are knocked out on merit for the first time by Wolverhampton's premier club Stafford Road Railway Works Football Club.

Aston Villa

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

Stafford Road

FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Stafford Road

Previous 5 vs. Stafford Road: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1880-81 |
Matchday | #4 |
Manager Game | #6 |
Saturday, 19 February 1881

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Management Committee 1879-86
Referee: W. Dodsworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1881-
Kick off: 3.30pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 2-3
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Management Committee 1879-86

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 6 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 4 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 1 | 2.16

Villa Career Form:

Champions

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: W. Dodsworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1881-
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None
Umpires: Messrs. Hughes and Haynes.

TEAM NEWS

Bill Watts comes in for goalscoring hero of the previous round Andy Hunter (illness).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 23 |

Oldest Player:
HB Sammy Law | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 31 |

Youngest Player:
GK George Copley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20 |

*Exact birthdates unconfirmed

MANAGER

Management Committee 1879-86

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Aston Villa

GK George Copley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
B Harry Simmonds | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
B Ted Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Arthur Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Tommy Pank | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
HB Sammy Law | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IR Bill Watts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
IL Eli Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
IL Howard Vaughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Archie Hunter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF William Crossland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Unknown

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Stafford Road

GK E. Ray
B Colin Dorrance
HB G. Selman
HB Turton
HB A. Nicholls
F A. T. Ward
F R. Gowland โšฝ โšฝ
F James
F Shone
F J. W. Whitehead
F Charles Crump โšฝ

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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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Stafford Road 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

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

None

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด IR Bill Watts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1880-81 | ๐Ÿ•’ 3 | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 0 | #14 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"At Perry Barr, After a series of seventeen unbroken first team successes, the Aston Villa have at last met with defeat"

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