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Game #2300

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 August 1954

Lost

DWWLL

Division One

Tottenham Hotspur

Attendance: 44,193

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-4

Tottenham Hotspur

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Danny Blanchflower, scored from the spot but Villa are beaten on the opening day of the season, Saturday, 21 August 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 August 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa open the season with defeat at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1950-51

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

Previous 5 vs. Spurs: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #40 |
Saturday, 21 August 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-4 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 40 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 14 ๐ŸŸจ 9 ๐ŸŸฅ 17 | 1.28

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

TEAM NEWS

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 Peter Aldis |
FB Harry Parkes |
CB Frank Moss |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Derek Pace |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

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Tottenham Hotspur

Ditchburn, Withers, Clarke, Ramsey, Baily (g), Wetton, Brittan, Dowsett (g), Bennett (g) (g), Dunmore, Robb.

Manager: Arthur Rowe.

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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