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Game #2263

Aston Villa

Saturday, 12 September 1953

Won

WWWLW

Division One

Blackpool

Attendance: 37,284

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Blackpool

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Davy Walsh, scored for the fourth successive game as Villa get back to winning ways under new boss Eric Houghton, Saturday, 12 September 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 September 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa beat Blackpool to make it four wins and three defeats in seven division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Blackpool

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1952-53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #3 |
Saturday, 12 September 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 3 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 2 ๐ŸŸจ 0 ๐ŸŸฅ 1 | 2.00

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackpool

TEAM NEWS

Frank Moss and Colin Gibson replace Con Martin and Larry Canning.

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 Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
W Norman Lockhart |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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Blackpool

Farm, Shimwell, Garrett, Johnston, Hobson, Fenton, Kelly, Taylor, Perry, Mudie, Mortensen (g).

Manager: Joe Smith.

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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 Reported

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