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Game #1296

Aston Villa

Won

Wednesday, 1 April 1925

LLDLW

Division One

Arsenal

Villa Park

Attendance: 10,000

Aston Villa

4-0

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

From nowhere a Villa side who had failed to score in four, lost nine of their last thirteen League games and who had won just once in 1925 hit four goals - as many as they had managed in their last eight League and Cup games - to beat Arsenal thanks to a brace from Dicky York (pictured) and goals from Billy Walker and Arthur Dorrell. As a result Villa make it nine wins, twelve draws and thirteen defeats in thirty four division one games.

KEY MAN

From nowhere a Villa side who had failed to score in four, lost nine of their last thirteen League games and who had won just once in 1925 hit four goals - as many as they had managed in their last eight League and Cup games - to beat Arsenal thanks to a brace from Dicky York and goals from Billy Walker and Arthur Dorrell, Wednesday, 1 April 1925.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 1 April 1925

ON THIS DAY

From nowhere a Villa side who had failed to score in four, lost nine of their last thirteen League games and who had won just once in 1925 hit four goals - as many as they had managed in their last eight League and Cup games - to beat Arsenal and make it nine wins, twelve draws and thirteen defeats in thirty four division one games. Meanwhile, forward Billy Dinsdale and midfielder Tom Jones made their Villa debuts aged 21 and 19 after joining from from Crook Town and Oakengates in March 1925 and July 1922 respectively.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1924-25 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #1270 |
Wednesday, 1 April 1925

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LLDLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Ramsay led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 1270 | 🟩 634 🟨 240 🟥 396 | 1.69

Villa Career Form:

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

Tom Jones and Billy Dinsdale make their debuts in place of Tommy Muldoon and Billy Kirton.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Ramsay led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Cyril Spiers |
CB Alec Talbot |
FB Tommy Smart |
LB Tommy Mort |
M Tom Jones |
W Arthur Dorrell |
W Dicky York |
F Albert Surtees |
F Billy Dinsdale |
F Billy Walker |
F Jock Johnstone |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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