Aston Villa v Arsenal, 23 August 1952

Score2-1 to Arsenal
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueVilla Park
Attendance50,930
Donald Oakes made his debut after moving from Downend in July 1946.

Goals:

David Walsh G

Goals:

Doug Lishman G
Don Oakes G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Keith Jones
Full back Harry Parkes
Full back Peter Aldis
Centre half Frank Moss
Midfielder Danny Blanchflower
Wing half Amos Moss
Outside right Colin Gibson
Centre forward David Walsh
Winger Billy Goffin
Inside forward Johnny Dixon
Left Back/Wing Half/Forward Dickie Dorsett

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper George Swindin
Full back Lionel Smith
Full back Joe Wade
Centre half Ray Daniel
Wing half Joe Mercer
Wing half Alex Forbes
Wing half Don Oakes
Wing half Arthur Shaw
Centre Forward/Wing half Peter Goring
Winger Don Roper
Inside forward Doug Lishman