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Game #2312

Saturday, 16 October 1954

Attendance: 36,384

Won

Division One

Manchester City

LDDLW

Maine Road

Manchester City

2-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored a hat-trick to send Villa to victory, Saturday, 16 October 1954.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa score three away from home for the fourth time in six games and finally win to make it three wins, four draws and six defeats after thirteen division one matches.

Meanwhile, Villa great and full back Vic Crowe made his debut after moving from West Bromwich Albion as an amateur in March 1951.

And forward Eddie Follan made his first appearance after moving from Prescott Cables in June 1952.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #52 |
Saturday, 16 October 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDDLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

All the matches

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis, Vic Crowe (debut), Eddie Follan (debut) and Davy Walsh replace Harry Parkes, Danny Blanchflower, Derek Pace and Johnny Dixon.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Vic Crowe |
M Bill Baxter |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Peter McParland |
F Eddie Follan |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Tommy Thompson |

Manchester City

Trautmann, McTavish, Little, Ewing, Meadows, Spurdle (g) (g), Barnes, Hart, Fagan, McAdams, Revie.

Manager: Les McDowall.

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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