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Game #1413

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 December 1927

Won

WLLLW

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Attendance: 12,345

VIlla Park

Aston Villa

5-4

Wednesday

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Joe Beresford (pictured) scored a hat-trick whilst Billy Cook hits his seventeenth in as many games as Villa record a first win in four in a remarkable Christmas Eve goal-fest at Villa Park to make it eight wins, four draws and eight defeats in their twenty division one games.

KEY MAN

Joe Beresford, scored a hat-trick whilst Billy Cook hits his seventeenth in as many games as Villa record a first win in four in a remarkable Christmas Eve goal-fest at Villa Park, Saturday, 24 December 1927.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 December 1927

ON THIS DAY

Villa record a first win in four in a remarkable Christmas Eve goal-fest at Villa Park to make it eight wins, four draws and eight defeats in their twenty division one games. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Joe Hickman made his Villa debut aged 26 after joining from Hartlepool United earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1906โ€“07

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1927-28 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #63 |
Saturday, 24 December 1927

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 5-4 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 63 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 26 ๐ŸŸจ 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 26 | 1.41

Villa Career Form:

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MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

Joe Hickman (debut), Tommy Smart, Frank Moss and Dicky York replace Harry Goddard, Tommy Mort, Jack Yates and Arthur Dorrell.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Joe Hickman |
FB Teddy Bowen |
FB Tommy Smart |
CB Vic Milne |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Frank Moss |
W Dicky York |
W Reg Chester |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Walker |
F Billy Cook |

MANAGER

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Sheffield Wednesday

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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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

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