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Game #2167

Aston Villa

Saturday, 18 August 1951

Lost

DWDWL

Division One

Attendance: 30,253

Bolton Wanderers

Burnden Park

Bolton Wanderers

5-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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

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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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Bolton Wanderers

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TEAM NEWS

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 |
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 |

Bolton Wanderers

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

Manager: Bill Ridding.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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

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