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Game #2032

Aston Villa

Won

WLWWW

Saturday, 21 August 1948

Division One

Liverpool

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,193

Aston Villa

2-1

Liverpool

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa open the season with a home win over Liverpool.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 August 1948

ON THIS DAY

Villa open the season with a home win over Liverpool.

Aston Villa

Liverpool

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1948-49 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #137 |
Saturday, 21 August 1948

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Alex Massie |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Alex Massie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 95 | 🟩 | 43 🟨 19 🟥 33 | 1.56

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Liverpool

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Alex Massie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Keith Jones |
FB George Cummings |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Eddie Lowe |
W Les Smith |
W Billy Goffin |
CF Trevor Ford |
F George Edwards |
F Albert Brown |

MANAGER

George Kay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Liverpool

Sidlow, Paisley, Shepherd, Lambert, Shannon, Taylor, Jones, Watkinson, Fagan, Balmer (g), Liddell.

Manager: George Kay.

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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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