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Game #1778

Wednesday, 25 December 1935

Attendance: 46,095

Won

Division One

Huddersfield Town

WLLLW

VIlla Park

Villa win for the second time in fourteen as Dai Astley hits a hat-trick to help them to a surprise win on Christmas Day 1935.

Aston Villa

4-1

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Villa win for the second time in fourteen as Dai Astley hits a hat-trick to help them to a surprise win on Christmas Day 1935.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa celebrate Christmas 1935 with a shock win - just their second in fourteen games - as they beat high-flying Huddersfield to make it five wins, four draws and twelve defeats in twenty one games under Jimmy McMullan.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1935-36 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #64 |
Wednesday, 25 December 1935

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Jimmy McMullan |
FT Score | 4-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WLLLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Huddersfield Town

TEAM NEWS

Fred Biddlestone, Jimmy Allen and Bob Brocklebank replace Harry Morton, Danny Blair and Frank Broome.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Jimmy McMullan

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Fred Biddlestone |
CB Jimmy Allen |
FB George Cummings |
M Tommy Wood |
M Alex Massie |
M Tom Griffiths |
W Jackie Williams |
W Eric Houghton |
F Dai Astley |
F Ronnie Dix |
F Bob Brocklebank |

Huddersfield Town

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

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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