Game #2221

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 47,765

Saturday, 13 October 1951

Position:

Aston Villa

2-5

Manchester United

Scorer(s) | Billy Goffin | Herbert Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2221

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 |

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

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

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

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 |

THE OPPOSITION

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

Manager: Matt Busby.

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 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.

KEY MAN

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

MATCH REPORT