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Game #2160

Aston Villa

Saturday, 31 March 1951

Won

WLWWW

Division One

Attendance: 29,321

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Sheffield Wednesday

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored for the second successive game to help Villa to three successive wins for the first time under George Martin, Saturday, 31 March 1951.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 31 March 1951

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa record three successive wins for the first time and after seventeen League games in charge his record reads five wins, four draws and eight losses. Overall Villa make it nine wins, ten draws and seventeen defeats in thirty six division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1950-51 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #19 |
Saturday, 31 March 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

George Martin names the same line up for a third successive game.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Joe Rutherford |
CB Frank Moss |
FB Peter Aldis |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
FB Harry Parkes |
M Danny Blanchflower |
W Billy Goffin |
W Herbert Smith |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |
CF Davy Walsh |

Sheffield Wednesday

McIntosh, Jackson, Turton, Curtis, Witcomb, Gannon, Froggatt, Woodhead (g), Marriott, Rickett, Sewell (ex).

Manager: Eric Taylor.

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

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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