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Game #2262

Aston Villa

Saturday, 5 September 1953

Lost

LWWWL

Division One

Portsmouth

Attendance: 31,871

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored for the third successive game but Villa lose for the first time in four and for the first time under new boss Eric Houghton, Saturday, 5 September 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 5 September 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa fall to defeat at Fratton Park in his second game in charge to make it three wins and three defeats in six division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

Previous 5 vs. Portsmouth: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #2 |
Saturday, 5 September 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 2 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 1 ๐ŸŸจ 0 ๐ŸŸฅ 1 | 1.50

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

TEAM NEWS

Con Martin replaces Frank Moss.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Eddie Lever | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Portsmouth

Platt, Mansell, Gunter, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris (g), Mundy, Reid, Gordon, Froggatt (g), Henderson.

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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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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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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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