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Game #2284

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 January 1954

Lost

LLLDL

Division One

Blackpool

Attendance: 16,629

Bloomfield Road

Blackpool

3-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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

Saturday, 23 January 1954

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

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 24 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 13 | 1.13

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Blackpool

TEAM NEWS

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

MANAGER

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Blackpool

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

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