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Game #1416

Aston Villa

Saturday, 31 December 1927

Lost

LWLLL

Division One

Attendance: 25,333

Leicester City

Filbert Street

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 (pictured) makes his debut to become Villa's fifth goalkeeper of the season and make it eight wins, four draws and eleven defeats in their twenty three division one games.

Leicester City

3-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

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.

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Saturday, 31 December 1927

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.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 66 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 26 ๐ŸŸจ 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 29 | 1.35

Career Form:

Mid Table

Billy Smith led Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Aston Villa

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 |

Leicester City

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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