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Game #2319

Saturday, 4 December 1954

Attendance: 25,186

Lost

Division One

Cardiff City

LLLWL

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-2

Cardiff City

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Cardiff City

TEAM NEWS

Danny Blanchflower replaces Vic Crowe.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

MANAGER

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 |

Cardiff City

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

Manager: Trevor Morris

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

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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