Arsenal v Aston Villa, 11 September 1948

Score3-1 to Arsenal
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueHighbury
Attendance54,144
Lawrence Canning made his debut after moving from Paget Rangers in December 1943. John Martin made his final appearance.

Goals:

Ronnie Rooke penalty P
Don Roper G
Ronnie Rooke penalty P

Goals:

George Edwards G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper George Swindin
Full back Walley Barnes
Full back Laurie Scott
Centre half Les Compton
Wing half Joe Mercer
Outside Left Denis Compton
Centre forward Ronnie Rooke
Winger Don Roper
Inside forward Bryn Jones
Inside forward Doug Lishman
Inside Forward/Wing half Archie MacAulay

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Keith Jones
Full back George Cummings
Full back Harry Parkes
Right half Larry Canning
Centre half Frank Moss
Wing half Eddie Lowe
Outside Left Les Smith
Forward George Edwards
Inside forward Johnny Dixon
Inside forward John Martin
Left Back/Wing Half/Forward Dickie Dorsett