Aston Villa v Chelsea, 12 February 1946

Score1-0 to Aston Villa
CompetitionFA Cup 5th round
VenueVilla Park
Attendance56,000
Leonard Dolding made his debut after moving from Wealdstone in July 1945. Joe Payne made his final appearance before moving to West Ham United in December.

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alan Wakeman
Right back Vic Potts
Full back George Cummings
Full back Harry Parkes
Centre half John Morby
Wing half Eddie Lowe
Outside Left Les Smith
Centre forward Frank Broome
Forward George Edwards
Winger Billy Goffin
Inside Forward/Wing half Bob Iverson

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bill Robertson
Defender John Harris
Full back Danny Winter
Left half Sid Foss
Wing half Alex Machin
Wing half Albert Tennant
Outside right Dick Spence
Centre forward Tommy Lawton
Centre forward Joe Payne
Winger Len Dolding
Inside forward Reg Williams