top of page

Game #2343

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 12 April 1955

Won

LWWLW

Division One

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 44,334

Villa Park

Aston Villa

4-2

Wolves

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored a hat-trick to help Villa see off Wolves at Villa Park after defeat at Molineux the previous day, Tuesday, 12 April 1955.

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2021-22 Matchweek 38.jpg

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission.

MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 12 April 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the sixth time in nine League games and record a sixth successive home League victory to make it sixteen wins, six draws and fifteen defeats after thirty seven division one matches.

Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1953-54

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Villa.gif
2509-2.png

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #83 |
Tuesday, 12 April 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 83 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 31 ๐ŸŸจ 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 32 | 1.36

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TEAM NEWS

Norman Lockhart and Tommy Thompson replace Colin Gibson and Davy Walsh.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

Villa.gif

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Amos Moss |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

Stan Cullis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

2509-2.png

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Sims (ex), Slater, Shorthouse, Showell, Wright, Flowers, Taylor, Smith (ex), Hancocks (g), Deeley, Wilshaw (g).

Manager: Stan Cullis.

Villa.gif

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

Villa.gif

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

2509-2.png

MATCHDAY SQUAD

2509-2.png

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

โ€‹

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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT