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Game #2312

Aston Villa

Saturday, 16 October 1954

Won

LDDLW

Division One

Manchester City

Attendance: 36,384

Maine Road

Manchester City

2-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

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

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 16 October 1954

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

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1936-37

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 52 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 17 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 22 | 1.23

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

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

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

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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 |

MANAGER

Les McDowall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Manchester City

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

Manager: Les McDowall.

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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