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Game #2166

Aston Villa

Saturday, 5 May 1951

Won

DDWDW

Division One

Attendance: 24,739

Stoke

Villa Park

Aston Villa

6-2

Stoke City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

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 Martinโ€™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: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Stoke

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Stoke

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

George Martin names the same line up for a ninth 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 |

Stoke

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

Manager: Bob McGrory.

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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