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Game #1667

Aston Villa

Lost

DLWWL

Saturday, 26 August 1933

Division One

Leicester City

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,555

Aston Villa

2-3

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose on the opening day despite Pongo Waring - who barely featured in 1932-33 - scoring.

KEY MAN

Villa lose on the opening day despite Pongo Waring - who barely featured in 1932-33 - scoring.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 August 1933

ON THIS DAY

Villa suffer an opening day defeat as last season's runners up are beaten at home.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1933-34 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #317 |
Saturday, 26 August 1933

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Billy Smith led Management Committee |
FT Score | 2-3 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWLWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Billy Smith led Management Committee

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 316 | 🟩 | 158 🟨 55 🟥 103 | 1.67

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Morton |
FB Danny Blair |
FB Joe Nibloe |
CB Alec Talbot |
M Billy Simpson |
M Jimmy Gibson |
W Arthur Cunliffe |
W Eric Houghton |
CF Pongo Waring |
F Dai Astley |
F Ronnie Dix |

MANAGER

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Leicester City

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MATCHDAY SQUAD BIOGRAPHIES

STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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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