Preston North End v Aston Villa 1-1 (FA Cup: February 27, 1897)

February 27, 1897
Match: FA Cup, Third Round, at Deepdale.
Preston North End – Aston Villa 1-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 14,000; gate receipts: £867 17s.
Preston North End (2-3-5): Jimmy Trainer, Bob Holmes, Hugh Dunn, Bob Blyth, Moses Sanders, Willie Orr, Tom Smith, Tom Pratt, Jim Stevenson, David Boyd, Adam Henderson.
Aston Villa (2-3-5): Theodore Wilkes, Howard Spencer, Albert Evans, Jack Reynolds, Jimmy Cowan, Jimmy Crabtree, Charles Athersmith, Jack Devey, John James Campbell, Fred Wheldon, Steve Smith.
The goals: 1-0 Stevenson (30 min.), 1-1 Campbell.

Jimmy Crabtree, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: February 3, 1895):

Charles Athersmith, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: November 6, 1892):

Jack Devey, Aston Villa (Lloyd’s Weekly News: March 24, 1895):


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