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Game #2166

Aston Villa

Won

DDWDW

Saturday, 5 May 1951

Division One

Stoke

Villa Park

Attendance: 24,739

Aston Villa

6-2

Stoke City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored a brace as Villa extend their unbeaten run to nine and record their biggest win of the season on the final day, Saturday, 5 May 1951.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 5 May 1951

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa end the season in vastly improved form as they extend their unbeaten run to nine to finish in 15th place having been floundering to relegation just weeks before.

After twenty three League games in charge Martin’s record read eight wins, seven draws and eight losses. Meanwhile, Overall Villa had delivered twelve wins, thirteen draws and seventeen defeats in their forty two division one games.

Aston Villa

Stoke

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1950-51 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #25 |
Saturday, 5 May 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 6-2 |
Last 5 Games | DDWDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 25 | 🟩 | 9 🟨 7 🟥 9 | 1.36

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Stoke

TEAM NEWS

George Martin names the same line up for a ninth 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

Bob McGrory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Stoke

Mulholland, Herod, Mullard (g), Watkins, Kirton, Sellars, Mountford, Oscroft, Bowyer (g), Bevans, Johnston.

Manager: Bob McGrory.

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

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