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Game #2346

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 27 April 1955

Drew

LWWWD

Division One

Portsmouth

Attendance: 18,801

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Colin Gibson, scored to help Villa to a draw at Fratton Park, Wednesday, 27 April 1955.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 27 April 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa draw at Fratton Park to make it eighteen wins, seven draws and fifteen defeats after forty division one matches.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #86 |
Wednesday, 27 April 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 86 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 33 ๐ŸŸจ 21 ๐ŸŸฅ 32 | 1.40

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for a third consecutive game for the first time this season.

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 Norman Lockhart |
W Colin Gibson |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

MANAGER

Eddie Lever | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Portsmouth

Uprichard, Mansell, McGhee, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris, Reid, Dale, Rees (g), Gordon (g), Henderson.

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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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