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Game #2210

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 August 1952

Lost

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division One

Arsenal

Attendance: 50,930

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored Villa's first of the season but Villa lose on the opening day, Saturday, 23 August 1952.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 August 1952

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa open the season with defeat to Arsenal at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1949โ€“50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1952-53 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #69 |
Saturday, 23 August 1952

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: George Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1950-1953
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

George Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 69 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 28 ๐ŸŸจ 16 ๐ŸŸฅ 25 | 1.45

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

George Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
LB Peter Aldis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Harry Parkes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Frank Moss |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
W Billy Goffin |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

Swindlin, Wade, Daniel, Smith, Mercer, Shaw, Oakes (g), Forbes, Lishman (g), Roper, Goring.

Manager: Tom Whittaker.

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT