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Game #2344

Aston Villa

Saturday, 16 April 1955

Won

WWLWW

Division One

Attendance: 21,149

Sheffield United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Sheffield United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored his fourth in two to help Villa to a seventh successive home League victory, Saturday, 16 April 1955.

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Saturday, 16 April 1955

ON THIS DAY

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

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #38 |
Manager Game | #84 |
Saturday, 16 April 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 84 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 32 ๐ŸŸจ 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 32 | 1.38

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

TEAM NEWS

Colin Gibson replaces Peter McParland.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Reg Freeman | 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 |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Colin Gibson |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

Sheffield United

Burgin, Shaw J, Coldwell, Shaw G, Dawson, Hawksworth, Iley, Cross, Hoyland, Hagan (g), Grainger.

Manager: Reg Freeman.

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 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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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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