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Game #1395

Wednesday, 31 August 1927

Attendance: 32,050

Lost

Division One

Portsmouth

LDDLL

Fratton Park

Billy Walker (pictured) scored Villa's first goal of the season but they lose successive games. Meanwhile, forward George Stephenson made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Derby County in November having made 95 appearances scoring 22 goals in his six seasons with the club.

Portsmouth

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Billy Walker, scored Villa's first goal of the season but they lose successive games, Wednesday, 31 August 1927.

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Villa scored their first goal of the season but they lose successive games. Meanwhile, forward George Stephenson made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Derby County in November having made 95 appearances scoring 22 goals in his six seasons with the club.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1927-28 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #45 |
Wednesday, 31 August 1927

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LDDLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

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TEAM NEWS

Billy Kingdon replaces Vic Milne for his first start of the season.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Aston Villa

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

Portsmouth

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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