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Game #2160

Aston Villa

Won

WLWWW

Saturday, 31 March 1951

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Attendance: 29,321

Aston Villa

2-1

Sheffield Wednesday

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1934–35

FIXTURE HISTORY

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 19 | 🟩 | 6 🟨 4 🟥 9 | 1.16

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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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 |

MANAGER

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Sheffield Wednesday

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

Manager: Eric Taylor.

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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