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Game #1781

Aston Villa

Won

LWLLW

Wednesday, 1 January 1936

Division One

Sunderland

Roker Park

Attendance: 34,476

Sunderland

1-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa secure a second win in four as they open 1936 with a shock win over eventual champions Sunderland as Ronnie Dix scores a brace to make it three in as many games.

KEY MAN

Villa secure a second win in four as they open 1936 with a shock win over eventual champions Sunderland as Ronnie Dix scores a brace to make it three in as many games.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 1 January 1936

ON THIS DAY

Villa open 1936 with a second win in four games as they beat eventual Champions Sunderland on New Years' Day to make it six wins, four draws and fourteen defeats in twenty four games under Jimmy McMullan. Meanwhile, forward Jack Palethorpe, 26, made the last of his six appearances for Villa before moving on to Crystal Palace in October 1936.

Aston Villa

Sunderland

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1912-13

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1935-36 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #67 |
Wednesday, 1 January 1936

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Jimmy McMullan |
FT Score | 3-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | LWLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Jimmy McMullan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 67 | 🟩 | 20 🟨 17 🟥 30 | 1.15

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sunderland

TEAM NEWS

Harry Morton, Billy Kingdon and Jack Palethorpe replace Fred Biddlestone, Dai Astley and Bob Brocklebank.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Jimmy McMullan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Harry Morton |
CB Jimmy Allen |
FB George Cummings |
M Tommy Wood |
M Alex Massie |
M Tom Griffiths |
M Billy Kingdon |
W Jackie Williams |
W Eric Houghton |
F Ronnie Dix |
F Jack Palethorpe |

MANAGER

Johnny Cochrane | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Sunderland

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

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