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Game #62

Aston Villa

12-5-4, 29 PTS

Lost

2nd (-)

Saturday, 9 February 1889

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

Football League

Preston North End

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

18-4-0, 40 PTS

Attendance: 10,000

Aston Villa

0-2

Preston North End

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Despite the return of Archie Goodall, Villa lose to runaway league leaders Preston North End having drawn against the 'invincibles' in the return fixture.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 February 1889

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
🥅 | Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End), Dewhurst
🥅 | Goal, 0-2, (Preston North End), Dewhurst
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Preston North End

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose to runaway league leaders Preston North End having drawn against the 'invincibles' in the return fixture.

The sheer quality of their football however further highlights the needlessly shocking and rancourous behaviour of William Sudell in the FA Cup the previous season.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1886-87

Preston North End

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

Previous 5 vs. Preston: 🟥 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1888-89 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #36 |
Saturday, 9 February 1889

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Morton Betts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Harrow, 1884-
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1886-1926

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 36 | 🟩 | 23 🟨 8 🟥 5 | 2.14

Villa Career Form:

Champions

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Morton Betts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Harrow, 1884-
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 10 Nov 1888, Villa 1-1 Preston, Deepdale
Cards: None
Umpires: Messrs. A. H. Albut (Villa) and Nuttall.

TEAM NEWS

Harry Yates and Archie Goodall returned in place of Arthur Wollaston and Frank Coulton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age:
| 26.23 |

Oldest Player:
CF Archie Hunter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 29.40 |

Youngest Player:
GK Jimmy Warner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 23.84 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1886-1926

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Warner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
B Gershom Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
B Archie Goodall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB Harry Devey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB Harry Yates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB Jack Burton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
IR Albert Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
IR Tommy Green | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
IL Albert Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
IL Dennis Hodgetts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Archie Hunter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

William Sudell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Preston North End

GK Roberts
B Bob Howarth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
B Bob Holmes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB George Drummond | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB David Russell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB Johnny Graham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RW Jimmy Ross | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RW Jack Gordon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LW Fred Dewhurst | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
LW Sammy Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Johnny Goodall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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Preston XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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None

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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"The interval had a bad effect on the Villa. They relaxed their efforts, and in the first few minutes of the second half appeared content to let the North End do the playing."

MATCH REPORT