Game #1801

1936-37

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Division Two

Swansea City

Vetch Field

Attendance: 25,189

Saturday, 29 August 1936

Frank Broome scores a brace in Villa's first ever season in the second tier of English football as they open the campaign with a win.

Swansea Town

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Frank Broome | Frank Broome |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #1801

Season | 1936-37 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #87 |
Saturday, 29 August 1936

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Jimmy McMullan |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | DDLLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Swansea City

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy McMullan hands Andy Kerr his debut on the opening day.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Jimmy McMullan

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Fred Biddlestone |
FB George Beeson |
FB George Cummings |
M Tommy Gardner |
M Alex Massie |
M Tom Griffiths |
W Eric Houghton |
W Andy Kerr |
CF Frank Broome |
F Dai Astley |
F Gordon Hodgson |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa open their first ever season in the second tier with Jimmy McMullan still in charge despite relegation in 1935-36 as they open the campaign with a win. Meanwhile, winger Andy Kerr made his Villa debut aged 19 after joining from Medomsley Juniors in July 1936.

Frank Broome scores a brace in Villa's first ever season in the second tier of English football as they open the campaign with a win.

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MATCH TIMELINE

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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