Game #1515

1929-30

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Division One

Burnley

Villa Park

Attendance: 13,378

Wednesday, 5 February 1930

Villa lose for the sixth time in their last eight League games.

Aston Villa

1-2

Burnley

Scorer(s) | Joe Beresford |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #1515

Season | 1929-30 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #165 |
Wednesday, 5 February 1930

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 1-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WLWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Burnley

🟨 | 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

Fred Biddlestone (debut), Bob Brocklebank (debut) and Norman Swales replace Tommy Jackson, Joe Tate and Jimmy Gibson.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Management Committee | Club Secretary | Billy Smith

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Fred Biddlestone |
CB Alec Talbot |
FB Teddy Bowen |
LB Tommy Mort |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Norman Swales |
W Eric Houghton |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Walker |
F George Brown |
F Bob Brocklebank |

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 fall to a sixth defeat in eight off the back of a run of just three losses in fifteen as they make it twelve wins, four draws and eleven defeats in their twenty seven division one games.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Fred Biddlestone, 25, and forward Bob Brocklebank, 21, made their Villa debuts after joining from Walsall and Finchley AFC earlier this month and in May 1929 respectively.

Moving the other way was midfielder Norman Swales, 23, who made his eight and final appearance for Villa before moving on to Scarborough in May 1932.

Joe Beresford scores but Villa lose successive games and make it six defeat in their last eight, Wednesday, 5 February 1930.

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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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