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Game #985

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 2 September 1914

Won

WWWLW

Division One

Notts County

Attendance: 10,000

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Notts County

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Harry Hampton, opened the season with a brace to secure Villa an opening day win.

KEY MAN

Harry Hampton, opened the season with a brace to secure Villa an opening day win, Wednesday, 2 September 1914.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 2 September 1914

ON THIS DAY

Villa open the season with victory at Villa Park as forward Howard Humphries made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Handsworth Amateurs in July 1913. Football however is insignificant against the backdrop of the growing spectacle of the Great War.

Aston Villa

Notts County

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1893-94

FIXTURE HISTORY

Notts County

Previous 5 vs. Notts County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1914-15 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #959 |
Wednesday, 2 September 1914

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 959 | ๐ŸŸฉ 499 ๐ŸŸจ 174 ๐ŸŸฅ 286 | 1.74

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Notts County

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Sam Hardy |
CB Jim Harrop |
FB William Littlewood |
LB Tommy Weston |
M Jimmy Leach |
M Tommy Barber |
W Harold Edgley |
W Charlie Wallace |
F Clem Stephenson |
F Howard Humphries |
CF Harry Hampton |

MANAGER

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Notts County

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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