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Game #1525

Wednesday, 2 April 1930

Attendance: 8,965

Won

Division One

Grimsby Town

WWLWW

Villa Park

Villa win for the fifth time in six as Eric Houghton hits a brace.

Aston Villa

4-1

Grimsby Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Eric Houghton scored a brace as Villa win for the fifth time in six games, Wednesday, 2 April 1930.

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ON THIS DAY

Villa record their fifth victory in six as their early winter form re-emerges to make it eighteen wins, four draws and thirteen losses in their thirty five division one games.

Aston Villa

Grimsby Town

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Grimsby Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1929-30 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #175 |
Wednesday, 2 April 1930

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Grimsby Town

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Billy Kingdon replaces Jimmy Gibson.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Aston Villa

GK Fred Biddlestone |
CB Alec Talbot |
LB Tommy Mort |
FB Teddy Bowen |
M Billy Kingdon |
M Joe Tate |
W Eric Houghton |
W Jack Mandley |
CF Pongo Waring |
F Joe Beresford |
F George Brown |

Grimsby Town

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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