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Game #1479

Monday, 1 April 1929

Attendance: 45,744

Lost

Division One

Leicester City

LLWWL

Filbert Street

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

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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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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.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

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TEAM NEWS

Len Capewell replaces Pongo Waring.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Aston Villa

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 |

Leicester City

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

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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