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Game #1241

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 February 1924

Won

2nd Round

WWLWW

FA Cup

Swansea City

Attendance: 19,036

Vetch Field

Swansea Town

0-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Len Capewell (pictured) scored his eleventh goal in thirteen games as Villa beat third division Swansea Town at Vetch Field in their first ever League or Cup meeting to progress to the third round of the FA Cup.

KEY MAN

Len Capewell scored his eleventh goal in thirteen games as Villa beat third division Swansea Town at Vetch Field in their first ever League or Cup meeting to progress to the third round of the FA Cup, Saturday, 2 February 1924.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 February 1924

ON THIS DAY

Villa beat third division Swansea Town at Vetch Field in their first ever League or Cup meeting to progress to the third round of the FA Cup. Meanwhile, centre back Alec Talbot made his Villa debut aged 21 following Teddy Bowen into the first team after both had arrived from Hednesford Town.

Aston Villa

Swansea City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Swansea City

Previous 5 vs. Swansea: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1923-24 |
Matchday | #31 |
Manager Game | #1215 |
Saturday, 2 February 1924

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 1215 | ๐ŸŸฉ 613 ๐ŸŸจ 225 ๐ŸŸฅ 377 | 1.70

Villa Career Form:

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Swansea City

TEAM NEWS

Alec Talbot is handed his debut in place of George Blackburn.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Tommy Jackson |
CB Vic Milne |
CB Alec Talbot |
FB Tommy Smart |
LB Tommy Mort |
M Frank Moss |
W Dicky York |
W Arthur Dorrell |
F Billy Kirton |
F Len Capewell |
F Billy Walker |

MANAGER

Joe Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Swansea City

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT