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Game #1566

Aston Villa

Saturday, 28 February 1931

Won

WWWWW

Division One

Attendance: 23,531

Leicester City

Villa Park

Joe Beresford scores a hat-trick as Villa make it five consecutive wins.

Aston Villa

4-2

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Joe Beresford scored a hat-trick and Pongo Waring hit his THIRTY NINTH goal of the season as Villa make it five consecutive victories as Leicester are beaten at Villa Park.

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Saturday, 28 February 1931

ON THIS DAY

Pongo Waring scored his THIRTY NINTH goal in thirty games as Villa record five consecutive victories to make it eighteen wins, eight draws and six defeats in their thirty two division one games having scored ONE HUNDRED AND TWO goals.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1930-31 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #216 |
Saturday, 28 February 1931

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 4-2 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Billy Smith names the same line up for a fourth consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Billy Smith led Management Committee

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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 |

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 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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