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Game #2278

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 December 1953

Lost

LWDLL

Division One

Cardiff City

Attendance: 27,012

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Cardiff City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored but Villa lose successive games, Saturday, 19 December 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 December 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose successive games and for the eighth time in twelve matches to make it nine wins, two draws and eleven defeats in twenty two division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, forward Ken Roberts made his final appearance for Villa before moving into non-League football in 1955. Ken played for Villa between 1951-52 and 1953-54 making 46 appearances and scoring 7 goals.

Aston Villa

Cardiff City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #22 |
Manager Game | #18 |
Saturday, 19 December 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 18 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 7 ๐ŸŸจ 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 9 | 1.28

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Cardiff City

TEAM NEWS

Harry Parkes, Bill Baxter and Ken Roberts replace Stan Lynn, Amos Moss and Davy Walsh.

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 Bill Baxter |
W Colin Gibson |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Ken O Roberts |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

Cyril Spiers (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Cardiff City

Howells, Sullivan, Rutter, Baker, Montgomery, Edwards, Tiddy, Nugent, Northcott (g) (g), Ford (ex), Blair.

Manager: Cyril Spiers (ex).

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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

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