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Game #2327

Aston Villa

Saturday, 22 January 1955

Won

WDDWW

Division One

Attendance: 30,161

Blackpool

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Blackpool

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored a brace to earn Villa successive League and Cup wins, Saturday, 22 January 1955.

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Saturday, 22 January 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it six unbeaten to record nine wins, six draws and eleven defeats after twenty six division one matches.

Aston Villa

Blackpool

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1952-53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #28 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #67 |
Saturday, 22 January 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 67 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 24 ๐ŸŸจ 16 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.31

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Blackpool

TEAM NEWS

Derek Pace replaces Eddie Follan.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
CF Derek Pace |
F Tommy Thompson |

Blackpool

Farm, Kelly, Gratix, Garrett, Fenton, Kelly, Johnston, Matthews, Hepton, Perry, Brown (g).

Manager: Joe Smith.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Reported

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:

โ€‹

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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