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Game #2320

Saturday, 11 December 1954

Attendance: 36,162

Lost

Division One

Chelsea

LLWLL

Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

4-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose for the fifth time in six to make it six wins, four draws and eleven defeats after twenty one division one matches.

Meanwhile, midfielder Trevor Birch made his Villa debut after joining from school football.

Aston Villa

Chelsea

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Chelsea: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #60 |
Saturday, 11 December 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-4 |
Last 5 Games | LLWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Chelsea

TEAM NEWS

Frank Moss, Vic Crowe and Trevor Birch (debut) replace Con Martin, Danny Blanchflower and Bill Baxter.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Frank Moss |
M Vic Crowe |
M Trevor Birch |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Peter McParland |
F Eddie Follan |
CF Derek Pace |
F Johnny Dixon |

Chelsea

Robertson, Willemse, Saunders, Harris, Greenwood, Armstrong, Blunstone, Parsons (g), McNichol (g) (g), Stubbs, Bentley (g).

Manager: Ted Drake.

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

Not Recorded

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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