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Game #2179

Saturday, 13 October 1951

Attendance: 47,765

Lost

Division One

Manchester United

LWLLL

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-5

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Billy Goffin, scored but Villa lose a third consecutive game as their early season form evaporates, Saturday, 13 October 1951.

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ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa lose for the third successive game and the fourth time in five matches to make it seven wins, one draw and five defeats in thirteen division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Joe Rutherford made his final appearance for Villa having played for the club since 1938-39 and 1951-52 making 156 appearances.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1947-48

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1951-52 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #38 |
Saturday, 13 October 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Rutherford returns from injury to replace defender Con Martin in goal whilst Larry Canning replaces Davy Walsh.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

George Martin

Aston Villa

GK Joe Rutherford |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
FB Peter Aldis |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Larry Canning |
W Billy Goffin |
W Herbert Smith |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

Manchester United

Allen, Redman, McNulty, Chilton, Gibson, Cockburn, Downie, Rowley (g) (g), Pearson (g) (g), Bond (g), Berry.

Manager: Matt Busby.

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 Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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