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Game #2167

Aston Villa

Lost

DWDWL

Saturday, 18 August 1951

Division One

Bolton Wanderers

Burnden Park

Attendance: 30,253

Bolton Wanderers

5-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored but Villa lose heavily on the opening day under George Martin, Saturday, 18 August 1951.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 August 1951

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa open the season with a heavy defeat at Burnden Park.

Aston Villa

Bolton Wanderers

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1928-29

FIXTURE HISTORY

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1951-52 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #26 |
Saturday, 18 August 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-5 |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 26 | 🟩 | 9 🟨 7 🟥 10 | 1.31

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Bolton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Joe Rutherford |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
CB Con Martin |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Danny Blanchflower |
W Les Smith |
W Herbert Smith |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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Bolton Wanderers

Hanson, Higgins, Ball, Wheeler, Barrass, Lofthouse (g), Webster (g) (g), Edwards, Hughes, Langton (g), Moir (g).

Manager: Bill Ridding.

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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