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Game #2317

Aston Villa

Saturday, 20 November 1954

Lost

WWLLL

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 25,187

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-3

Preston North End

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Eddie Follan, scored but Villa lose a third successive game, Saturday, 20 November 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 November 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa follow three successive wins with three successive losses to make it five wins, four draws and nine defeats after eighteen division one matches.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

Previous 5 vs. Preston: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #57 |
Saturday, 20 November 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | WWLLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 57 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 19 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 25 | 1.23

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Ken Roberts and Eddie Follan replace Norman Lockhart 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 Ken Roberts |
F Peter McParland |
F Eddie Follan |
CF Davy Walsh |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

Frank Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

Thompson, Walton, Marston, Cunningham, Forbes, Docherty, Baxter, Morrison, Higham (g) (g), Foster, Finney.

Manager: Frank Hill.

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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