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Game #1893

Saturday, 27 August 1938

Attendance: 19,117

Won

Division One

Grimsby Town

WWWWW

Blundell Park

Frank Broome scores a brace on his return to top flight football.

Grimsby Town

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Frank Broome scores a brace on his return to top flight football.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa win on the opening day of the season to record their first top flight victory since April 1936.

Aston Villa

Grimsby Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1938-39 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #80 |
Saturday, 27 August 1938

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Jimmy Hogan |
FT Score | 2-1 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Grimsby Town

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TEAM NEWS

Jimmy Hogan names the same line up that won three of their four game consecutive run to the end of the season.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

MANAGER

Jimmy Hogan

Aston Villa

GK Fred Biddlestone |
FB George Cummings |
RB Ernie Callaghan |
CB Jimmy Allen |
M Alex Massie |
W Eric Houghton |
F Frank Shell |
F Ronnie Starling |
F Freddie Haycock |
F Bob Iverson |
CF Frank Broome |

Grimsby 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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