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Game #1571

Aston Villa

Saturday, 4 April 1931

Lost

WWDWL

Division One

Portsmouth

Attendance: 26,677

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

5-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa draw a blank for only the second time in thirty nine games having scored ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN in their previous thirty eight.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 4 April 1931

ON THIS DAY

Villa suffer a result as shocking as it is damaging to their title prospects as a team that had scored ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN goals in their previous thirty nine games drew a blank for only the second time this season to lose heavily at Portsmouth to make it twenty one wins, nine draws and seven defeats in their thirty seven division one games.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1930-31 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #221 |
Saturday, 4 April 1931

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 0-5 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | WWDWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 220 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 110 ๐ŸŸจ 37 ๐ŸŸฅ 73 | 1.67

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

TEAM NEWS

George Brown replaces Jack Mandley in Billy Smith's first change in nine matches.

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 |
F George Brown |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Walker |
CF Pongo Waring |

MANAGER

Jack Tinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Portsmouth

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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 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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