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Game #2301

Monday, 23 August 1954

Attendance: 32,983

Drew

Division One

Sunderland

WWLLD

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-2

Sunderland

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored to help Villa earn a draw after their opening day defeat, Monday, 23 August 1954.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa secure a home draw following their opening day defeat at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

Sunderland

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #41 |
Monday, 23 August 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sunderland

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

MANAGER

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 |

Sunderland

Fraser, Anderson, Hedley, McDonald, Aitken, Wright, Purdon, Chisolm (g), Shackleton, Elliott.

Manager: Bill Murray.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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