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Game #2340

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 April 1955

Won

WLWLW

Division One

Burnley

Attendance: 19,950

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Burnley

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored to help Villa to a fourth win in six, Saturday, 2 April 1955.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 April 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the fourth time in six League games and record a fifth successive home League victory to make it fourteen wins, six draws and fourteen defeats after thirty four division one matches.

Aston Villa

Burnley

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1920-21

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

Previous 5 vs. Burnley: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #80 |
Saturday, 2 April 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 80 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 29 ๐ŸŸจ 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 31 | 1.34

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Burnley

TEAM NEWS

Colin Gibson and Vic Crowe replace Ray Hogg and Derek Pace.

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 Amos Moss |
M Vic Crowe |
W Tommy Southren |
W Colin Gibson |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |

MANAGER

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Burnley

McDonald, Rudman, Winton (ex), Adamson, Cummings, Shannon, Pilkington (g), McIlroy, Walton, Holden, Gray.

Manager: Alan Brown.

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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