Game #2211

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,295

Monday, 27 August 1951

Position:

Aston Villa

2-1

Sunderland

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | Derek Pace |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2211

Season | 1951-52 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #28 |
Monday, 27 August 1951

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWLWW |

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

Derek Pace replaces Davy Walsh whilst defender Con Martin continues to be selected as goalkeeper in the absence of Joe Rutherford.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Con Martin |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
FB Peter Aldis |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
M Danny Blanchflower |
W Les Smith |
W Herbert Smith |
CF Derek Pace |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

THE OPPOSITION

Robinson, Hudgell, Hall, Hedley, Bingham, McLain, Wright, Duns, Ford (ex), Shackleton (g), Broadis.

Manager: Bill Murray.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa make it successive wins after their opening day defeat to see off Sunderland at Villa Park.

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored to help Villa to a second successive win, Monday, 27 August 1951.

MATCH REPORT