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Game #1563

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 February 1931

Won

LWDWW

Division One

Attendance: 14,295

Huddersfield Town

Leeds Road

Pongo Waring scores his THIRTY FOURTH goal of the season as Villa hit NINETY goals for the campaign with victory at Huddersfield.

Huddersfield Town

1-6

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Pongo Waring scores his THIRTY FOURTH goal of the season as Villa extend their unbeaten run to four, winning three with victory at Leeds Road, Saturday, 7 February 1931.

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Saturday, 7 February 1931

ON THIS DAY

Pongo Waring scored his THIRTY FOURTH goal in twenty seven games as Villa extend their unbeaten run to four, winning three, to make it fifteen wins, eight draws and six defeats in their twenty nine division one games having scored NINETY goals.

The latest goalscoring feat of a remarkable period also saw Eric Houghton score his 22nd of the campaign and Waring becoming the first Villa player to score more than 32 league goals in a season beating Len Capewellโ€™s previous record haul set in 1925-26.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1930-31 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #213 |
Saturday, 7 February 1931

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 6-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWDWW

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 212 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 104 ๐ŸŸจ 36 ๐ŸŸฅ 72 | 1.64

Career Form:

Top 6

Billy Smith led Management Committee

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Huddersfield Town

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Mort replaces Teddy Bowen.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Clem Stephenson (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Reg Miles |
CB Alec Talbot |
LB Tommy Mort |
FB Tommy Smart |
M Jimmy Gibson |
M Joe Tate |
W Eric Houghton |
W Jack Mandley |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Walker |
CF Pongo Waring |

Huddersfield Town

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

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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