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Game #2319

Aston Villa

Saturday, 4 December 1954

Lost

LLLWL

Division One

Cardiff City

Attendance: 25,186

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-2

Cardiff City

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 4 December 1954

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose for the fourth time in five and lose for the seventh home game in eleven to make it six wins, four draws and ten defeats after twenty division one matches.

Meanwhile, midfielder Danny Blanchflower made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Tottenham later this month. Blanchflower played for Villa between 1950-51 and 1954-55 making 155 appearances and scoring 10 goals.

Aston Villa

Cardiff City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #59 |
Saturday, 4 December 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | LLLWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 59 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 20 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 26 | 1.24

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Cardiff City

TEAM NEWS

Danny Blanchflower replaces Vic Crowe.

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 Danny Blanchflower |
M Bill Baxter |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Peter McParland |
F Eddie Follan |
CF Derek Pace |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

Trevor Morris | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Cardiff City

Howells, Sullivan, Sherwood, Rutter, Montgomery, Jones, Ford (ex) (g) (g), Tiddy, Stockin, Nugent, Northcott.

Manager: Trevor Morris

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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