Game #73

1889-90

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Position:

3rd (+1)

Football League

West Bromwich Albion

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

Attendance: 8,000

Saturday, 26 October 1889

Albert Brown scored Villa's goal in a "most disappointing" game as they win despite 'The forwards on each side as combinations being bad. The Villa's were wretched, but the Albion's were worse.'

Aston Villa

1-0

West Brom

Scorer(s) | Albert Brown | 30' |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #73

Season | 1889-90 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #47 |
Saturday, 26 October 1889

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

West Bromwich Albion

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

[Exact birth dates not recorded]

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.88 |

Oldest Player |
F Archie Hunter | 30.11 |

Youngest Player |
CB Jimmy Cowan | 21.04 |

TEAM NEWS

Despite getting hit for seven in the last game, Villa name an unchanged line up.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Jimmy Warner |
FB Albert Aldridge |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
D Gershom Cox |
D Harry Devey |
M Tom Clarkson |
F Albert Brown |
F Albert Allen |
F Dennis Hodgetts |
F Archie Hunter |
CF Billy Dickson |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Reader, Walker, Green, Horton E, Perry, Millard, Woodhall, Bassett, Bayliss, Wilson, Pearson.

Manager: Louis Ford.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa recover from their Blackburn mauling to beat Albion.

Albert Brown scored Villa's goal in a "most disappointing" game.

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MATCH TIMELINE

30’ Goal, 1-0, Albert Brown
HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

"The match was most disappointing, and through the greater portion of the time may be fitly described as a scramble. The forwards on each side as combinations were bad. The Villa's were wretched, but the Albion's were worse."

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