FOREST 3 - 1 ASTON VILLA - Sat Mar 26, 1898 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Mar 26, 1898 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Aston Villa

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground (Town Ground)

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
3-1  WON 

Half-time: 3-0


Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years
AVFCHistory.co.uk (Link)

Season:
1897-98

Referee:
D Hammond

Attendance:
4,930

Pos Before/After:
8 7

Opp Before/After:
4 5

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Everton (League Tier 1)

Aston Villa:
Apr 30, 1898


GAME COUNT:

League:
174 (of 5007)
League Tier 1:
174 (of 2259)
Competitive:
249 (of 5724)
Total:
874 (of 7505)
Played:
126 years, 18 days ago


Logo
FOREST
Manager: Harry Hallam
Prior form: WWDWDD (Old to recent)

Goals
Len Benbow (20')
Len Benbow
Arthur Capes
Logo
ASTON VILLA
Manager: George Ramsay
Prior form: LLLWWW (Old to recent)

Goals
James Fisher

Penalties Missed:
James Fisher

Lineup

Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKJimmy Whitehouse
2DJimmy Cowan
3DAlbert Evans
4DJimmy Crabtree
5DTommy Bowman
6MJack Sharp
7MSteve Smith
8MCharlie Athersmith
9MBob Chatt
10FJames Fisher goal
11FFred Wheldon


All the games in Division 1 on this day (Sat Mar 26, 1898)
Home Score Away
Bolton Wanderers1-0Everton
Bury0-2Liverpool
Nottingham Forest3-1Aston Villa
Stoke City2-1The Wednesday
West Bromwich Albion2-0Sheffield United

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form Status
1Sheffield United2614845229742241474228151.7931036 WWWLDL
2Sunderland2615563926112123843516181.5000035 WWDWWW
3The Wednesday26143947311103361533611161.5161331 WLWWWW
4Aston Villa25134856411101431824713231.3658530 LLLWWW
5West Bromwich Albion2410954134751231334418211.2058829 DWWDLD
6Everton2510964136831261226515241.1388929 DLDWDD
7Wolverhampton Wanderers2510694437741261232818251.1891926 LLWWLL
8Nottingham Forest229763831543231643315151.2258125 WWDWWD
9Derby County2596104948832321813817301.0208324 WLWLLW
10Bolton Wanderers2594122436722141022101026.6666722 LLLLWD
11Liverpool248511333753417143271623.8918921 DLLLWD
12Blackburn Rovers256910344746319202371527.7234021 DLLDLD
13Preston North End276714264154317131311928.6341519 LLLDLD
14Notts County26581328413652021228820.6829318 LWWDLD
15Stoke City2666142952634171303101239.5576918 LWDLLD
16Bury235612284252317150491127.6666716 LWLLLD


Table after:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form StatusResult(s)
1Sheffield United2714855231742241474328171.6774236 WWLDLL 0-2
2Sunderland2615563926112123843516181.5000035 WWDWWW
3The Wednesday271431048331103361533712181.4545531 LWWWWL 1-2
14West Bromwich Albion2511954334851251334418211.2647131 WWDLDW 2-0
15Aston Villa26134957441101431824814261.2954530 LLWWWL 1-3
6Everton2610974137831261226615251.1081129 LDWDDL 0-1
17Nottingham Forest2310764132643261743315151.2812527 WDWWDW 3-1
18Wolverhampton Wanderers2510694437741261232818251.1891926 LLWWLL
9Derby County2596104948832321813817301.0208324 WLWLLW
10Bolton Wanderers26104122536822151022101026.6944424 LLLWDW 1-0
11Liverpool259511353753417144271823.9459523 LLLWDW 2-0
12Blackburn Rovers256910344746319202371527.7234021 DLLDLD
213Stoke City2776143153734191403101239.5849120 WDLLDW 2-1
114Preston North End276714264154317131311928.6341519 LLLDLD
115Notts County26581328413652021228820.6829318 LWWDLD
16Bury245613284452417170491127.6363616 WLLLDL 0-2