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Game #2078

Aston Villa

Saturday, 20 August 1949

Drew

WDWDD

Division One

Manchester City

Attendance: 43,196

Maine Road

Manchester City

3-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are held at Maine Road on the opening day of the season.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 August 1949

ON THIS DAY

Villa are held at Maine Road on the opening day of the season.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1936-37

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1949-50 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #183 |
Saturday, 20 August 1949

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Alex Massie |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 3-3 |
Last 5 Games | WDWDD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Alex Massie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 141 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 59 ๐ŸŸจ 32 ๐ŸŸฅ 50 | 1.48

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

TEAM NEWS

Alex Massie hands a debut to Jimmy Harrison on the opening day of the 1949-50 season.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Alex Massie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Joe Rutherford |
FB Jimmy Harrison |
FB Harry Parkes |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
CB Frank Moss |
CB Con Martin |
M Ivor Powell |
W Les Smith |
W Colin Gibson |
W Billy Goffin |
CF Trevor Ford |

MANAGER

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Manchester City

Swift, Westwood, Sproston, Emptage, Walsh, Fagan, Black (g), Munro, Smith (g) (g), Linacre, Clarke.

Manager: Jock Thomson.

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 Halfโ€จ

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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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT