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Game #1533

Aston Villa

Saturday, 30 August 1930

Won

DLLWW

Division One

Attendance: 18,004

Manchester United

Old Trafford

Pongo Waring hit all FOUR goals to secure Villa an opening day victory at Old Trafford.

Manchester United

3-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Pongo Waring scores FOUR on the opening day as Villa win by the odd goal at Old Trafford, Saturday, 30 August 1930.

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Saturday, 30 August 1930

ON THIS DAY

Pongo Waring scored all FOUR Villa goals as they open the season with a win at Old Trafford.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1910-11

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1930-31 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #183 |
Saturday, 30 August 1930

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DLLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 182 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 90 ๐ŸŸจ 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 65 | 1.63

Career Form:

Top 6

Billy Smith led Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

TEAM NEWS

Billy Smith names the same line up that ended the 1929-30 campaign.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Aston Villa

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

Manchester United

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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