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Game #2156

Saturday, 17 March 1951

Attendance: 26,347

Won

Division One

Burnley

LLLLW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Burnley

Assist(s) | Not recorded

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

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

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

MANAGER

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 |

Burnley

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

Manager: Frank Hill.

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

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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