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Game #1667

Saturday, 26 August 1933

Attendance: 42,555

Lost

Division One

Leicester City

DLWWL

Villa Park

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

Aston Villa

2-3

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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

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

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟥 |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

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MANAGER

MANAGER

Billy Smith led Management Committee

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 |

Leicester City

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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