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Game #2320

Aston Villa

Saturday, 11 December 1954

Lost

LLWLL

Division One

Chelsea

Attendance: 36,162

Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

4-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 11 December 1954

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

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 60 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 20 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.22

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

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 | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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 |

MANAGER

Ted Drake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Chelsea

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

Manager: Ted Drake.

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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