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Game #775

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 1 September 1909

Won

LLWWW

Division One

Arsenal

Attendance: 12,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

5-1

Woolwich Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Joe Bache, scored a brace on the opening day to help Villa to a convincing win over Arsenal.

KEY MAN

Joe Bache, scored a brace on the opening day to help Villa to a convincing win over Arsenal, Wednesday, 1 September 1909.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 1 September 1909

ON THIS DAY

Villa open the season with a resounding victory over Arsenal as forward Billy Gerrish made a goalscoring debut aged 24 after joining from Bristol Rovers.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1909-10 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #749 |
Wednesday, 1 September 1909

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 749 | ๐ŸŸฉ 385 ๐ŸŸจ 134 ๐ŸŸฅ 230 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Arthur Cartlidge |
LB Jock Logan |
FB Tom Lyons |
FB Freddie Miles |
CB Chris Buckley |
M George Hunter |
W Albert Hall |
W Charlie Wallace |
F Billy Gerrish |
F Joe Bache |
F Joe Walters |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

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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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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

MATCH REPORT