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Game #1595

Aston Villa

Friday, 25 December 1931

Won

DWLLW

Division One

Attendance: 33,774

Middlesbrough

Villa Park

Joe Beresford hits a hat-trick as Villa stop a run of heavy defeats with a battering of Boro.

Aston Villa

7-1

Middlesbrough

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Joe Beresford and Eric Houghton hit hat-tricks to hammer Boro after successive heavy defeats, Friday, 25 December 1931.

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Friday, 25 December 1931

ON THIS DAY

Villa stop a run of two consecutive defeats and ten goals conceded to hit Boro for seven at Villa Park and make it ten wins, three draws and six defeats in nineteen division one games this season scoring FIFTY FIVE goals.

Aston Villa

Middlesbrough

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1931-32 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #245 |
Friday, 25 December 1931

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 7-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DWLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 244 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 124 ๐ŸŸจ 40 ๐ŸŸฅ 80 | 1.69

Career Form:

Top 6

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Cards:

Villa

Middlesbrough

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TEAM NEWS

Billy Smith names an unchanged line up despite losing successive games and conceding ten goals.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

Peter McWilliam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

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

Middlesbrough

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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