Jimmy Cowan scored Villa's equaliser but Villa's north west trouble strikes again as they lose three successive games and now have defeats to Accrington, Everton, Bolton and Blackburn this season.
Scorer(s) | Jimmy Cowan | Albert Allen |
Assist(s) | Albert Allen |
AT A GLANCE
Season | 1889-90 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #52 |
Saturday, 30 November 1889
Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WDLLL |
🟨 | 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
[Exact birth dates not recorded]
Starting XI Average Age
| 25.41 |
Oldest Player |
D Harry Devey | 29.75 |
Youngest Player |
CB Jimmy Cowan | 21.13 |
Arthur Hickton came in with Archie Hunter missing out.
George Ramsay led Management Committee
No Substitutions permitted in period
No Substitutions permitted in period
Lindsey, McLennan, Stevenson, Haworth (g), Pemberton, Tattersall, Kirkham, Entwistle (g), Gollocher, Wilkinson, Prendergast (g) (g).
ex: Also played for the Villa
s/o: Sent off
s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on
ON THIS DAY
Villa lose three consecutive League games for the first time.
Jimmy Cowan scored Villa's equaliser but could not hold on to Accrington, Saturday, 30 November 1889
Goal, 0-1, (Accrington), Prendergast
Goal, 1-1, Jimmy Cowan, Assist by Albert Allen
Goal, 2-1, Albert Allen
Goal, 2-2, (Accrington), Prendergast
Goal, 2-3, (Accrington), Haworth
HT Accrington 3-2 Aston Villa
75’ Goal, 2-4, (Accrington), Entwistle
FT Accrington 4-2 Aston Villa
"Scoring was evidently the order, for on Accrington again getting up Prendergast again did the trick, George Haworth following with another directly afterwards."
*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 2 December 1889
ACCRINGTON v. ASTON VILLA.
These teams met at Accrington, before 3,000 spectators. Owing to the thaw of the previous day the ground was rather heavy going. Accrington played their usual team, while the Villa were without the services of Hunter.
Accrington won the toss, and Cowan kicked off. Soon Warner had a goal kick. Then a run by the Villa was stopped by being off-side. Accrington again took the running. They did a lot of pressing, and eventually Prendergast scored.
Almost immediately the Reds made another grand attempt, Warner saving just in time.
Allen and Hodgetts were playing well on the left, and from one of Allen's centres Cowan was allowed to score.
Allen scored again, Lindsay making a fearful mull.
Scoring was evidently the order, for on Accrington again getting up Prendergast again did the trick, George Haworth following with another directly afterwards.
Half-time : Accrington 3, Villa 2.
On resuming the Villa took a couple corners, and when Dickson should have scored with no one in front of him he sent the ball straight into Lindsay's hands, and, of course, that individual cleared.
Another corner came to the visitors, Devey shooting over.
Entwistle made a grand attempt at the other end, as did Wilkinson a little later.
The game continued, both sets forwards coming in for hearty cheers.
At the end of thirty minutes Entwistle again scored, and Accrington, pressing to the finish, won.
Score: Accrington 4, Villa 2.
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