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Game #2260

Aston Villa

Saturday, 29 August 1953

Won

LLLWW

Division One

Arsenal

Attendance: 33,731

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored to help Villa to a second successive victory in George Martin's final game in charge, Saturday, 29 August 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 August 1953

ON THIS DAY

George Martin's Villa play at home and win for the second successive game to make it two wins and two defeats in four division one games so far this season. Despite the upturn in form however this proves to be Martin's final game in charge of 119 matches during which he had delivered a win rate of 39% and League finishes of 15th, 6th and 11th.

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Arsenal

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1952โ€“53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #4 |
League Match | #4 |
Manager Game | #119 |
Saturday, 29 August 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 119 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 47 ๐ŸŸจ 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 42 | 1.44

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

TEAM NEWS

Ken Jones replaces Dennis Parsons.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
M Larry Canning |
W Norman Lockhart |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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Arsenal

Kelsey, Wade, Dodgin, Evans, Mercer, Forbes (g), Lishman, Roper, Goring, Ward, Logie.

Manager: Tom Whittaker.

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT