Game #1241

1923-24

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FA Cup 2nd Round

Swansea City

Vetch Field

Attendance: 19,036

Saturday, 2 February 1924

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.

Swansea Town

0-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Len Capewell | Len Capewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #1241

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Swansea City

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

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

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Management Committee | Club Secretary | George Ramsay

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

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 |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

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.

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

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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