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Game #2298

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 April 1954

Won

WDDWW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 31,495

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Preston North End

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 April 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa go six games unbeaten to make it sixteen wins, nine draws and sixteen losses in forty one division one games.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

Previous 5 vs. Preston: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1953-54 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #38 |
Saturday, 24 April 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WDDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 38 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 14 ๐ŸŸจ 9 ๐ŸŸฅ 15 | 1.34

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the third 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 Derek Pace |
F Ken O Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Joe Tyrell |

MANAGER

Scot Symon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

Thompson, Walton, Mattinson, Marston, Cunningham, Docherty, Baxter, Morrison, Jones, Hatsell, Foster.

Manager: Scot Symon.

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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