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Game #2284

Saturday, 23 January 1954

Attendance: 16,629

Lost

Division One

Blackpool

LLLDL

Bloomfield Road

Blackpool

3-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored his third in two games but his brace can't prevent defeat at Bloomfield, Saturday, 23 January 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lost for the sixth time in eight to make it ten wins, three draws and fourteen defeats in twenty seven division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, forward Ken O Roberts made his Villa debut after moving from Wrexham in May 1953.

Aston Villa

Blackpool

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #28 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #24 |
Saturday, 23 January 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-3 |
Last 5 Games | LLLDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Blackpool

All the matches

TEAM NEWS

Ken O Roberts (debut), Peter Aldis and Amos Moss replace Roy Chapman, Amos Moss and Frank Moss.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Con Martin |
FB Peter Aldis |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
F Ken O Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Tommy Thompson |

Blackpool

Farm, Crosland, Frith, Shimwell, Garrett, Kelly, Mudie, Stephenson (g), Harris, Taylor, Perry (g) (g).

Manager: Joe Smith.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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