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Game #1599

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 January 1932

Won

WDWLW

Division One

Leicester City

Attendance: 13,714

Filbert Street

Leicester City

3-8

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

George Brown smashes five on his first appearance of the season as Villa destroy Leicester on their own patch.

KEY MAN

George Brown scored five on his first appearance of the season as he replaces 1930-31 scoring sensation Pongo Waring in the line up to help Villa destroy Leicester on their own patch, Saturday, 2 January 1932.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 January 1932

ON THIS DAY

George Brown hits five on his first appearance of the season as Villa recover from a disappointing New Years' day defeat to put eight past Leicester at Filbert Street and make it twelve wins, four draws and seven defeats in twenty three division one games this season scoring SIXTY EIGHT goals.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1931-32 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #249 |
Saturday, 2 January 1932

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 8-3 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WDWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 248 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 126 ๐ŸŸจ 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 81 | 1.69

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Leicester City

TEAM NEWS

Billy Smith makes his most changes of the season to date after a disappointing defeat on New Years' day to Newcastle with Tommy Wood, Billy Kingdon, Jack Mandley and George Brown replace Joe Tate, Jimmy Gibson, Reg Chester and Pongo Waring.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Morton |
FB Tommy Smart |
FB Teddy Bowen |
CB Alec Talbot |
M Tommy Wood |
M Billy Kingdon |
W Eric Houghton |
W Jack Mandley |
F George Brown |
F Joe Beresford |
F Billy Walker |

MANAGER

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Leicester City

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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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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 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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