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Game #2280

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 December 1953

Lost

DLLWL

Division One

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 49,123

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Wolves

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored but Villa lose for the third time in four, Saturday, 26 December 1953.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 December 1953

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose for the third time in four to make it ten wins, two draws and twelve defeats in twenty four 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: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #20 |
Saturday, 26 December 1953

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 20 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 10 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

Stan Lynn and Con Martin replace Harry Parkes and 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 Albert Vinall |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
W Colin Gibson |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

Manager: Stan Cullis.

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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