Game #1416

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Division One

Filbert Street

Attendance: 25,333

Saturday, 31 December 1927

Position:

Leicester City

3-0

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

AT A GLANCE

Game #1416

Season | 1927-28 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #66 |
Saturday, 31 December 1927

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LWLLL |

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

Ben Olney (debut), Arthur Dorrell and Billy Walker replace Bill Johnson, Dicky York and Fred Tully.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Ben Olney |
FB Tommy Smart |
LB Tommy Mort |
M Frank Moss |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Joe Tate |
W Arthur Dorrell |
W Reg Chester |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Cook |
F Billy Walker |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

KEY MAN

Villa's terrible run to the end of 1927 continues as they lose for the eighth time in ten games, failing to score for the third game in succession as Ben Olney makes his debut to become Villa's fifth goalkeeper of the season, Saturday, 31 December 1927.

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa's terrible run to the end of 1927 continues as they lose for the eighth time in ten games, failing to score for the third game in succession and make it eight wins, four draws and eleven defeats in their twenty three division one games. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Ben Olney made his Villa debut aged 28 after joining from Derby County earlier this month.

MATCH REPORT

MATCH REPORT