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Game #2318

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 November 1954

Won

WLLLW

Division One

Sheffield United

Attendance: 25,154

Bramall Lane

Sheffield United

1-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Eddie Follan, scored for the second successive game as Villa win for the first time in four, Saturday, 27 November 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 November 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa end a run of three successive losses to beat Sheffield United and make it six wins, four draws and nine defeats after nineteen division one matches.

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #58 |
Saturday, 27 November 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 58 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 20 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 25 | 1.26

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

TEAM NEWS

Norman Lockhart, Derek Pace and Johnny Dixon replace Ken Roberts, Davy Walsh and Tommy Thompson.

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 Derek Pace |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

Reg Freeman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Sheffield United

Burgin, Shaw J, Coldwell, Shaw G, Fountain, Hawksworth (g), Cross, Hoyland, Ringstead, Hagan, Grainger.

Manager: Reg Freeman.

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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