Game #2240

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 38,200

Saturday, 16 February 1952

Position:

Aston Villa

2-3

Stoke City

Scorer(s) | Own Goal | Davy Walsh |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2240

Season | 1951-52 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #57 |
Saturday, 16 February 1952

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-3 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

George Martin names an unchanged line up whilst defender Con Martin continues to be selected as goalkeeper.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Con Martin |
FB Harry Parkes |
LB Dicky Dorsett |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
W Billy Goffin |
W Colin Gibson |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Tommy Thompson |
F Johnny Dixon |

THE OPPOSITION

Herod (g), Martin, McCue, Mould, Kirton, Sellars (g), Mountford F, Mountford G, Oscroft (g), Malkin, Smyth.

Manager: Bob McGrory.

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 end a run of three victories with defeat to Stoke as goalkeeper Dennis Herod scores for the away side to make it fourteen wins, six draws and eleven losses in thirty one division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, defender Con Martin made his final appearance as a goalkeeper for Villa. Con had played 26 league matches and 1 FA Cup match as goalkeeper conceding 39 goals.

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored for the third time in four games but Villa lose for the first time in four, Saturday, 16 February 1952.

MATCH REPORT