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Game #2257

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 19 August 1953

Lost

WWWLL

Division One

Attendance: 50,202

Tottenham Hotspur

White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Harry Parkes, scored an own goal to hand Tottenham the victory on the opening day, Wednesday, 19 August 1953.

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Wednesday, 19 August 1953

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa open the season with defeat as a Harry Parkes own goal hands the spoils to Spurs.

Meanwhile, winger Herbert Smith made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Southend United in June 1954. Smith played for Villa between 1948-49 and 1953-54 making 54 appearances and scoring 9 goals.

Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1950-51

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

Previous 5 vs. Spurs: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #116 |
Wednesday, 19 August 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | George Martin |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 116 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 45 ๐ŸŸจ 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 41 | 1.42

Career Form:

Top 8

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Dennis Parsons |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
W Herbert Smith |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

Tottenham Hotspur

Ditchburn, Withers, Burgess, Clarke, Ramsey, Baily, Marchi, Bennett, Walters, Duquemin, Robb.

Manager: Arthur Rowe.

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:

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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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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