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Game #1568

Aston Villa

Won

WWWWW

Saturday, 14 March 1931

Division One

Arsenal

Villa Park

Attendance: 60,997

Aston Villa

5-1

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Pongo Waring scores his FORTY SECOND goal of the season as Villa hammer title rivals Arsenal.

KEY MAN

Pongo Waring scored his FORTY SECOND goal of the season as Villa gain revenge for two defeats earlier in the season by hammering title rivals Arsenal at Villa Park, Saturday, 14 March 1931.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 March 1931

ON THIS DAY

Pongo Waring scored his FORTY SECOND goal in thirty two games as Villa record seven consecutive victories and inflict defeat on title rivals Arsenal to make it twenty wins, eight draws and six defeats in their thirty four division one games having scored ONE HUNDRED AND NINE goals.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1929-30

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1930-31 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #218 |
Saturday, 14 March 1931

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 217 | 🟩 | 109 🟨 36 🟥 72 | 1.67

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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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 |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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