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Game #1929

Aston Villa

Lost

DWDWL

Saturday, 25 March 1939

Division One

Chelsea

Stamford Bridge

Attendance: 31,225

Chelsea

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Freddie Haycock's goal isn't enough to prevent Villa's first defeat in nine and only their fifth in their last twenty top flight games.

KEY MAN

Freddie Haycock's goal isn't enough to prevent Villa's first defeat in nine and only their fifth in their last twenty top flight games.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 March 1939

ON THIS DAY

Villa's eight game unbeaten run comes to an end as they lost for the first time in nine and only the fifth time in their last twenty top flight matches to make it fifteen wins, seven draws and twelve defeats in thirty four division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Fred Biddlestone made the last of his 160 appearances for Villa across ten seasons aged 34 before moving on to Mansfield Town in August 1939.

Aston Villa

Chelsea

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1938-39 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #116 |
Saturday, 25 March 1939

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Jimmy Hogan |
FT Score | 1-2 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Jimmy Hogan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 116 | 🟩 | 56 🟨 24 🟥 36 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Chelsea

TEAM NEWS

Fred Biddlestone replaces Joe Rutherford.

TEAM STATS

MANAGER

Jimmy Hogan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Fred Biddlestone |
FB George Cummings |
RB Ernie Callaghan |
CB Jimmy Allen |
M Alex Massie |
W Eric Houghton |
F Jackie Martin |
F Bob Iverson |
F Freddie Haycock |
CF Frank O’Donnell |
CF Frank Broome |

MANAGER

Leslie Knighton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Chelsea

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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