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Game #2322

Aston Villa

Monday, 27 December 1954

Won

WLLDW

Division One

Manchester United

Attendance: 50,941

Old Trafford

Manchester United

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored for the second successive match to earn Villa a first win in four, Monday, 27 December 1954.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 27 December 1954

20โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Johnny Dixon
HT Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa
FT Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the second time in eight to make it seven wins, five draws and eleven defeats after twenty three division one matches.

Meanwhile, winger Tommy Southren made his Villa debut after moving from West Ham United earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1951-52

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #62 |
Monday, 27 December 1954

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 62 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 21 ๐ŸŸจ 14 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.24

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Southren makes his debut in place of Peter McParland.

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 Amos Moss |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Tommy Southren |
F Eddie Follan |
F Tommy Thompson |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

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Manchester United

Wood, Byrne, Foulkes, Gibson, Edwards, Blanchflower, Chilton, Rowley, Viollet, Berry, Webster.

Manager: Matt Busby.

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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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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