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Game #2291

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 31 March 1954

Won

WWDLW

Division One

Attendance: 9,609

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Sheffield Wednesday

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored his eighth in nine games as Villa make it one defeat in seven, Wednesday, 31 March 1954.

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Wednesday, 31 March 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa bounce back from defeat to make it thirteen wins, six draws and fifteen defeats in thirty four division one games so far this season.

Meanwhile, Larry Canning made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Kettering Town later in 1954. Larry played for Villa between 1948-49 and 1953-54 making 41 appearances and scoring 3 goals.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #31 |
Wednesday, 31 March 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 31 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 11 ๐ŸŸจ 6 ๐ŸŸฅ 14 | 1.26

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Larry Canning and Norman Lockhart replace Danny Blanchflower and Peter McParland.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
FB Peter Aldis |
M Larry Canning |
M Bill Baxter |
W Norman Lockhart |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Ken O Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

Sheffield Wednesday

McIntosh, Seemley, Curtis, Butler, Davies, Gannon, Quixall, Woodhead (g), Marriott, Shaw, Froggatt.

Manager: Eric Taylor.

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:

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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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PROGRAMME

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