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Game #2261

Aston Villa

Won

LLWWW

Wednesday, 2 September 1953

Division One

Manchester City

Maine Road

Attendance: 24,918

Manchester City

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored for the second successive game to make it three wins in a row and a first match victory for new boss Eric Houghton, Wednesday, 2 September 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 2 September 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it three consecutive wins after the new boss wins his first game in charge to make it three wins and two defeats in five division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1936-37

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | 🟨 | 🟥 | 🟨 | 🟥 | 🟩 |

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #1 |
Wednesday, 2 September 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 1 | 🟩 | 1 🟨 0 🟥 0 | 3.00

Villa Career Form:

Champions

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up from George Martin's last game in charge.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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

Les McDowall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Manchester City

Trautmann, Whitfield, Branagan, Little, Ewing, Paul, Spurdle, Broadis, Anders, Clarke, Revie.

Manager: Les McDowall.

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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