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The Matches Refereed by

Captain Simpson

*latest first

🟩 7 Oct 1899, Villa 2-1 Bury, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Fred Wheldon | George Johnson |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Captain Simpson (London) |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

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3rd

Division One

GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
LB Billy Haggart |
M Albert Wilkes |
M Tommy Bowman |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F George Johnson |
CF Billy Garraty |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
1’ Bury take to the field with 10 men
20’ Bury field a full complement
Goal, 0-1, (Bury), McLuckie
HT Aston Villa 0-1 Bury
Goal, 1-1, Fred Wheldon
Goal, 2-1, George Johnson
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Bury

🟨 3 Mar 1897, Villa 0-0 Preston, Wellington Road

Scorer(s) | None |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Captain Simpson (London)
FT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWDD |

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3rd Round Replay

FA Cup

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Albert Evans |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Johnny Campbell |
F Jack Devey |

Match Timeline

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
FT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End

🟨 27 Feb 1897, Villa 1-1 Preston, Deepdale

Scorer(s) | Johnny Campbell | 50' |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Captain Simpson (London) |
FT Score | 1-1 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWWWD |

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3rd Round

FA Cup

GK Harry Wilkes |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Howard Spencer |
FB Albert Evans |
M Jack Reynolds |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Steve Smith |
W Charlie Athersmith |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Johnny Campbell |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Preston North End)
HT Preston North End 1-0 Aston Villa
50’ Goal, 1-1, Johnny Campbell
FT Preston North End 1-1 Aston Villa

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