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Game #1778

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 25 December 1935

Won

WLLLW

Division One

Huddersfield Town

Attendance: 46,095

VIlla Park

Aston Villa

4-1

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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.

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.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 25 December 1935

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

Huddersfield Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Jimmy McMullan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 64 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 19 ๐ŸŸจ 17 ๐ŸŸฅ 28 | 1.16

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

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 | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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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 |

MANAGER

Clem Stephenson (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Huddersfield Town

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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

MATCH QUOTES

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