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Game #2289

Aston Villa

Saturday, 13 March 1954

Drew

DDWWD

Division One

Manchester United

Attendance: 26,023

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-2

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored his seventh in seven games as Villa make it five games unbeaten, Saturday, 13 March 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 13 March 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it five unbeaten and twelve wins, six draws and fourteen defeats in thirty two division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1951-52

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #28 |
Saturday, 6 March 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 29 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 10 ๐ŸŸจ 6 ๐ŸŸฅ 13 | 1.24

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the fifth successive game.

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 Frank Moss |
FB Peter Aldis |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Ken O Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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Manchester United

Crompton, Byrne, Foulkes, Whitefoot, Blanchflower, Cockburn, Chilton, Rowley, Viollet, Berry, Taylor (g) (g).

Manager: Matt Busby.

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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