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Game #2339

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 March 1955

Lost

WWLWL

Division One

Attendance: 19,200

Leicester City

Filbert Street

Leicester City

4-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored but Villa are defeated for the second time in three, Saturday, 26 March 1955.

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Saturday, 26 March 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose at Filbert Street to make it thirteen wins, six draws and fourteen defeats after thirty three division one matches.

Meanwhile, full back Ray Hogg made his Villa debut after moving from Berwick Rangers earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #79 |
Saturday, 26 March 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-4 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Ray Hogg (debut) and Derek Pace replace Vic Crowe and Davy Walsh.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

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

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 Amos Moss |
FB Ray Hogg |
W Tommy Southren |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

Leicester City

Anderson, Jackson, Cunningham, Fincham, Russell, Baldwin, Hogg (g), Hines (g), Rowley (g), Morris, Froggatt (g).

Manager: Management Committee.

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 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

TABLE

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