Aston Villa v Newcastle United, 30 January 1897 - 11v11 match report

Aston Villa v Newcastle United, 30 January 1897

Score5-1 to Aston Villa
CompetitionFA Cup 1st round
VenueWellington Road, Birmingham
Attendance7,000

Goals:

Fred Wheldon G
Stephen Smith G
own goal OG
Charlie Athersmith G
Fred Wheldon G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tom Wilkes
Defender Jimmy Cowan
Full back Jimmy Crabtree
Full back Albert Evans
Full back Howard Spencer
Wing half Bob Chatt
Wing half John Devey
Outside left Stephen Smith
Outside right Charlie Athersmith
Forward Fred Wheldon
Inside forward Johnny Campbell

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Charlie Watts
Full back John White
Left back Tom Stewart
Centre half Andy Aitken
Centre half John Auld
Centre half Jack Ostler
Outside left Willie Wardrope
Centre forward Dick Smellie
Inside right James Collins
Inside right John Connell
Inside left James Stott