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Game #1391

Aston Villa

Monday, 18 April 1927

Lost

LLLWL

Division One

Arsenal

Attendance: 22,542

Villa Park

Arsenal

2-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Stephenson (pictured) scored but Villa lose for the fourth time in five as their end of season form falters once again under Billy Smith to make it eighteen wins, five draws and seventeen defeats in their forty division one matches. Meanwhile, forward Jock Johnstone made his final appearance for Villa aged 31 having scored just once in his 115 appearances since his debut in March 1922.

KEY MAN

George Stephenson, scored but Villa lose for the fourth time in five as their end of season form falters once again under Billy Smith, Monday, 18 April 1927.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 18 April 1927

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the fourth time in five as their end of season form falters once again under Billy Smith to make it eighteen wins, five draws and seventeen defeats in their forty division one matches. Meanwhile, forward Jock Johnstone made his final appearance for Villa aged 31 having scored just once in his 115 appearances since his debut in March 1922.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1926-27 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #41 |
Monday, 18 April 1927

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LLLWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 41 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 18 ๐ŸŸจ 5 ๐ŸŸฅ 18 | 1.44

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Smart and Len Capewell replace Billy Kingdon and Billy Cook.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Tommy Jackson |
CB Vic Milne |
LB Tommy Mort |
FB Teddy Bowen |
FB Tommy Smart |
W Reg Chester |
W Dicky York |
F George Stephenson |
F Len Capewell |
F Billy Walker |
F Jock Johnstone |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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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 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 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