Game #1350

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 13,093

Monday, 26 April 1926

Position:

Aston Villa

2-2

Bolton Wanderers

Scorer(s) | Len Capewell | Tommy Smart (pen) |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #1350

Season | 1925-26 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #1324 |
Monday, 26 April 1926

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Ramsay led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WLWLD |

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

Cyril Spiers replaces Tommy Jackson for the final game of the season.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Cyril Spiers |
LB Tommy Mort |
FB Tommy Smart |
CB Vic Milne |
M Frank Moss |
W Dicky York |
W Arthur Dorrell |
F Billy Walker |
F Len Capewell |
F Fred Norris |
F Jock Johnstone |

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa are held at home on the final day to make it seventeen wins, twelve draws and thirteen defeats in their forty two division one matches as they finish in sixth place.

The season finale - Villa’s 1,350th League and FA Cup game - also saw the final game for Secretary Manager George Ramsay after his astonishing 1,324 matches in charge. Ramsay, who took on the role at the age of 35 was now 71 and retired to Llandrindod Wells before passing away aged 80 on the 7 October 1935 to leave a gravestone reading “Founder of Aston Villa”.

KEY MAN

Len Capewell, ends the season with thirty four goals as Villa are held at home on the final day, Monday, 26 April 1926.

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