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Game #2304

Aston Villa

Saturday, 4 September 1954

Won

LDLDW

Division One

Portsmouth

Attendance: 28,284

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Portsmouth

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored to give Villa their first win of the season, Saturday, 4 September 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 4 September 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time this season as they make it one win, two draws and two defeats after five division one games.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #44 |
Saturday, 4 September 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 44 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 15 ๐ŸŸจ 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 18 | 1.27

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

TEAM NEWS

Harry Parkes and Con Martin replace Peter Aldis and Frank Moss.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Dennis Parsons |
FB Harry Parkes |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Derek Pace |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

Eddie Lever | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Portsmouth

Uprichard, Mansell, Wilson, Pickett, Phillips, Harris, Henderson, Reid, Dale, Barnard, Gordon.

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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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