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Game #2279

Aston Villa

Thursday, 24 December 1953

Won

WDLLW

Division One

Attendance: 40,536

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Molineux

Wolves

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored for the second game in succession as Villa win for the first time in four, Thursday, 24 December 1953.

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Thursday, 24 December 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in four to make it ten wins, two draws and eleven defeats in twenty three division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1948-49

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #19 |
Thursday, 24 December 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 19 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 9 | 1.37

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Albert Vinall, Amos Moss and Peter McParland replace Peter Aldis, Norman Lockhart and Ken O Roberts.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Stan Cullis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Albert Vinall |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Tommy Thompson |

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Sims (ex), Short, Shorthouse, Pritchard, Wright, Slater, Broadbent (ex), Swinbourne, Hancocks, Wilshaw (g), Mullen.

Manager: Stan Cullis.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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:

โ€‹

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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