Game #1479

1928-29

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Division One

Leicester City

Filbert Street

Attendance: 45,744

Monday, 1 April 1929

Villa demonstrate life under Billy Smith in miniature as they concede four and lose two days after scoring five and winning as Len Capewell (pictured) scores a consolation on his final appearance. As a result Villa make it eighteen wins, four draws and thirteen defeats in their thirty five division one games.

Leicester City

4-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Len Capewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #1479

Season | 1928-29 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #129 |
Monday, 1 April 1929

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-4 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | LLWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Leicester City

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

Len Capewell replaces Pongo Waring.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Management Committee | Club Secretary | Billy Smith

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Ben Olney |
FB Teddy Bowen |
FB John Brittleton |
CB Vic Milne |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Norman Swales |
W Dicky York |
W Arthur Dorrell |
F Billy Cook |
F Billy Walker |
F Len Capewell |

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

ON THIS DAY

Villa demonstrate life under Billy Smith in miniature as they concede four and lose two days after scoring five and winning to make it eighteen wins, four draws and thirteen defeats in their thirty five division one games.

Meanwhile, three great servants of Villa made their final appearances:

Forward Len Capewell who had scored 100 goals in his 157 appearances, including the only goal of his final game, made his last appearance for Villa aged 34 before moving on to Walsall in February 1930.

Forward Billy Cook also made the last of his 61 appearances during which time he hit forty goals having only joined the club as a 32 year old before moving on to Tottenham in July aged 34.

Finally, Centre back Vic Milne played his last game for Villa aged 31 after 174 appearances and one goal across his 6 seasons with the club before retiring from Football.

Villa demonstrate life under Billy Smith in miniature as they concede four and lose two days after scoring five and winning as Len Capewell scores a consolation on his final appearance, Monday, 1 April 1929.

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MATCH TIMELINE

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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