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Game #91

Aston Villa

1-0-1, 2 PTS

Won

6th

Saturday, 13 September 1890

Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

Football League

Notts County

Wellington Road, Perry Barr

0-0-2, 0 PTS

Attendance: 6,000

Aston Villa

3-2

Notts County

Assist(s) | Billy Dickson | 1-0 | 2-0 | Albert Brown | 3-1 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Albert Brown scored the opener as Villa win for the first time this season in a tight game with County.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 13 September 1890

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Tom McKnight
⚽ | Goal, 1-0, Albert Brown, Assist by Billy Dickson
⚽ | Goal, 2-0, Tom McKnight, Assist by Billy Dickson
🥅 | Goal, 2-1, (Notts County), Andrew McGregor
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Notts County
⚽ | Goal, 3-1, Jack Graham, Assist by Albert Brown
🥅 | Goal, 3-2, (Notts County), William Locker
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-2 Notts County

ON THIS DAY

Villa win for the first time this season and only the third time in thirteen League games as forward Tom McKnight makes a goalscoring debut aged 22 after joining from Burton Swifts.

Aston Villa

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

Notts County

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Notts County

Previous 5 vs. Notts County: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1890-91 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #65 |
Saturday, 13 September 1890

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Glasgow, 1886-1926 led Management Committee
Referee: Unknown
HT Score:
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1886-1926

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 65 | 🟩 | 33 🟨 13 🟥 19 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Notts County

None

TEAM NEWS

Albert Allen (injury) and Fred Marshall drop out whilst Dennis Hodgetts returns and Tom McKnight makes his debut.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age:
| 25.18 |

Oldest Player:
HB Harry Devey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 30.53 |

Youngest Player:
HB Jimmy Cowan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 21.92 |

MANAGER

George Ramsay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1886-1926

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Warner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
B Walter Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
B Gershom Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB Harry Devey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
HB Jimmy Cowan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB James Connor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
OR Albert Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 |
OL Jack Graham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
IR Tom McKnight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | ⚽ |
IL Dennis Hodgetts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Billy Dickson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔥 |

MANAGER

Edwin Browne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Notts County

GK George Toone | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
B Jack Hendry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
B Tom McClean | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB Archie Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB David Calderhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
HB Alf Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RW Andrew McGregor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
RW Tom McInnes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LW William Locker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
LW Harry Daft | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF John Oswald | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
F Daniel Paton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
OR Albert Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

🟢 IR Tom McKnight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

*But his shot was a fine one only as judged by the Rugby code."

MATCH REPORT

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*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 15 September 1890

SATURDAY’S FOOTBALL MATCHES ASSOCIATION RULES. THE LEAGUE. NOTTS COUNTY V. ASTON VILLA In bright sunshine and with the air so balmy that players suffered cruelly for the delectation of the spectators, Notts County broke a lance with Aston Villa on Saturday at Perry Barr. The tourney was watched by at least 7,000 spectators and proved to be a spirited and enjoyable encounter. It showed the Villa team to have excellent stuff in it, and might have ended more conspicuously in a favour of that organisation if all its members had been in perfect training As it was, they set such a pace at the start that, although while it lasted they outplayed their opponents at every point of the game, it became an anxious question, before the fight was done, whether they could retain the advantage they had so brilliantly acquired. Their opponents having won the toss, they had to kick off with the sun in their faces, and instantly Daft and Locker were given the ball, and sped away down the field. Devey fell, and Daft centred to Oswald, who, a little too quick for Cox, headed the ball forward. Happily the shot flew wide of its mark, and when Warner had kicked out, the attack was instantly retorted, and that with interest. Amid almost intermittent applause, a rattling fire was directed on the visitors' citadel for a full five minutes. A shot from Hodgetts, at a difficult angle, went just outside; McKnight put in a brilliant bit of dodging; Connor delivered a shrewd aim from the other wing; and Graham and Dickson brought off a clever manoeuvre which nearly resulted in the latter player scoring with a dropping shot. For a moment Notts broke away, finely led by O