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The Matches Refereed by

Fred Bye

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🟩 23 Sep 1899, Villa 3-1 Blackburn, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Fred Wheldon | 30' | Jack Devey | Jack Devey |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Referee: Fred Bye

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Fred Bye, Sheffield |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

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GK Billy George |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Tommy Bowman |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Steve Smith |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Jack Devey |
CF Billy Garraty |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
1’ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers)
30’ Goal, 1-1, Fred Wheldon
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
Goal, 2-1, Jack Devey
Goal, 3-1, Jack Devey
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

🟩 2 Oct 1897, Villa 3-2 Bolton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jack Sharp | Jack Sharp | Fred Wheldon |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Referee: Fred Bye

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Fred Bye, Sheffield |
FT Score | 3-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLLW |

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Division One

GK Harry Wilkes |
D Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
RB Bert Sharp |
M Fred Burton |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Sharp |
W Jack Cowan |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
1’ Debut, Bert Sharp, Jack Sharp
1’ Goal, 0-1, (Bolton Wanderers)
Goal, 0-2, (Bolton Wanderers)
HT Aston Villa 0-2 Bolton Wanderers
Goal, 1-2, Jack Sharp, Assist by Fred Wheldon
Goal, 2-2, Jack Sharp
Goal, 3-2, Fred Wheldon, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
FT Aston Villa 3-2 Bolton Wanderers

🟩 11 Sep 1897, Villa 3-2 Notts County, Trent Bridge

Scorer(s) | Jimmy Cowan | Jack Devey | Jimmy Cowan |

Assists(s) | Not recorded

Referee: Fred Bye

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
Referee | Fred Bye, Sheffield |
FT Score | 3-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

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Division One

GK Jimmy Whitehouse |
CB Jimmy Cowan |
FB Albert Evans |
FB Howard Spencer |
M Jimmy Crabtree |
W Charlie Athersmith |
W Jack Cowan |
F James Fisher |
F Jack Devey |
F Fred Wheldon |
F Bob Chatt |

Match Timeline

[Exact timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Jimmy Cowan, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 1-1, (Notts County)
Goal, 1-2, (Notts County)
HT Notts County 2-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-2, Jack Devey, Assist by Charlie Athersmith
Goal, 3-2, Jimmy Cowan
FT Notts County 2-3 Aston Villa

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