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Game #2335

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 23 February 1955

Won

DWDLW

Division One

Huddersfield Town

Attendance: 5,287

Leeds Road

Huddersfield Town

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Stan Lynn, scored from the spot to help Villa to victory over Huddersfield, Wednesday, 23 February 1955.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 23 February 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa bounce back from their epic FA Cup defeat to win successive League games and make it eleven wins, six draws and twelve defeats after twenty nine division one matches.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #75 |
Wednesday, 23 February 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWDLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 75 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 26 ๐ŸŸจ 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 29 | 1.31

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Huddersfield Town

TEAM NEWS

Peter McParland and Davy Walsh replace Norman Lockhart and Tommy Thompson.

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 Con Martin |
M Bill Baxter |
M Vic Crowe |
W Tommy Southren |
W Colin Gibson |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
CF Davy Walsh |

MANAGER

Andy Beattie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Huddersfield Town

Wheeler, Staniforth, Kelly, Hobson, Taylor, Metcalfe, Quested, McGarry, Frear, Watson, Glazzard (g).

Manager: Andy Beattie.

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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