top of page

Game #2254

Aston Villa

Saturday, 25 April 1953

Won

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Attendance: 29,917

Cardiff City

Ninian Park

Cardiff City

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored his third in two games to help Villa to a second successive victory, Saturday, 25 April 1953.

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 April 1953

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa record successive wins to make it thirteen wins, thirteen draws and fourteen defeats in forty division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Cardiff City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1952-53 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #113 |
Saturday, 25 April 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 113 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 44 ๐ŸŸจ 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 39 | 1.43

Career Form:

Top 8

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Cardiff City

TEAM NEWS

George Martin names the same line up for a third successive game.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Cyril Spiers (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Dennis Parsons | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
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 |
M Larry Canning |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Tommy Thompson |
F Johnny Dixon |

Cardiff City

Howells, Sullivan, Sherwood, Mansell, Hollyman, Montgomery, Edwards, Chisholm, Williams, Tiddy, Grant (g).

Manager: Cyril Spiers (ex).

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

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

TABLE

2021-22 Matchweek 38.jpg

PROGRAMME

Quotation Marks.png

MATCHDAY QUOTES

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. With thanks to Trinity Mirror. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved. Source: British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)