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Game #2156

Aston Villa

Saturday, 17 March 1951

Won

LLLLW

Division One

Burnley

Attendance: 26,347

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Burnley

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored on debut to earn Villa a first win in seven under George Martin, Saturday, 17 March 1951.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 17 March 1951

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa win for the first time in seven and after thirteen League games in charge his record reads two wins, four draws and seven losses. Overall Villa make it six wins, ten draws and sixteen defeats in thirty two division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, centre forward Derek Pace made a goalscoring debut for Villa after joining from Bloxwich Strollers in September 1949 and midfielder Danny Blanchflower also made his first appearance following his move from Barnsley earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Burnley

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1920-21

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1950-51 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #15 |
Saturday, 17 March 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | LLLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 15 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 3 ๐ŸŸจ 4 ๐ŸŸฅ 7 | 0.87

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Burnley

TEAM NEWS

Danny Blanchflower and Derek Pace make their debuts and Amos Moss returns to the line up with Harry Parkes, Con Martin and Ron Jeffries dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Joe Rutherford |
FB Stan Lynn |
FB Peter Aldis |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Larry Canning |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |
CF Derek Pace |

MANAGER

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Burnley

Strong, Mather, Woodruff, Adamson, Bray, Cummings, McIlroy, Lyons, Chew, Holden (g), Morris (g).

Manager: Frank Hill.

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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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No Substitutions permitted in period

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

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