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Game #1393

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 May 1927

Aston Villa

0-0

Huddersfield Town

Division One

Huddersfield Town

Leeds Road

Attendance: 10,603

Drew

LWLDD

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa end the season unbeaten in two but are held to a second successive draw as Billy Smith's first season ends in a 10th placed finish having recorded eighteen wins, seven draws and seventeen defeats in their forty two division one matches.

KEY MAN

Villa end the season unbeaten in two but are held to a second successive draw as Billy Smith's first season ends in a 10th placed finish, Saturday, 7 May 1927.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 May 1927

ON THIS DAY

Villa end the season unbeaten in two but are held to a second successive draw as Billy Smith's first season ends in a 10th placed finish having recorded eighteen wins, seven draws and seventeen defeats in their forty two division one matches.

Billy Smith’s inaugural campaign had seen a poor start, boosted by a largely positive middle season before form dipped again however notably dispersed throughout the campaign was the concession of four goals or more against on eight occasions.

Meanwhile, midfielder Jimmy Gibson made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Partick Thistle for a fee of £7,500 in April 1927.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Huddersfield Town

Previous 5 vs. Huddersfield: | 🟨 | 🟥 | 🟩 | 🟥 | 🟩 |

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1926-27 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #43 |
Saturday, 7 May 1927

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | LWLDD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 43 | 🟩 | 18 🟨 7 🟥 18 | 1.42

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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TEAM NEWS

Jimmy Gibson (debut) and Tommy Smart replace Alec Talbot and Tommy Bowen.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Tommy Jackson |
LB Tommy Mort |
FB Tommy Smart |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Jimmy Gibson |
M Frank Moss |
W Arthur Dorrell |
W Dicky York |
F George Stephenson |
F Billy Cook |
F Billy Walker |

MANAGER

Jack Chaplin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Huddersfield Town

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MATCHDAY SQUAD BIOGRAPHIES

STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT