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Game #2348

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 4 May 1955

Won

WWDWW

Division One

Attendance: 20,503

Everton

Goodison Park

Everton

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tommy Thompson, scored on his final appearance as Villa end the season unbeaten in six, winning five, Wednesday, 4 May 1955.

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Wednesday, 4 May 1955

25โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Tommy Thompson
HT Everton 0-1 Aston Villa
FT Everton 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the tenth time in fourteen League games to make it twenty wins, seven draws and fifteen defeats in their forty two division one matches as they end the season in excellent form to clinch 6th place in the League.

Meanwhile, Tommy Thompson - a key figure in Villa's new year revival - made his final appearance aged just 26 before moving to Preston North End in June. Tommy played for Villa between 1950-51 and 1954-55 making 165 appearances and scoring 76 goals.

Aston Villa

Everton

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1938-39

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1954-55 |
Matchday | #49 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #88 |
Wednesday, 4 May 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 88 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 35 ๐ŸŸจ 21 ๐ŸŸฅ 32 | 1.43

Career Form:

Top 8

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Everton

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Southren replaces Ken Roberts.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

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 |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Tommy Southren |
F Eddie Follan |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Tommy Thompson |

Everton

Oโ€™Neill, Moore, Donovan, Lello, Jones, Farrell, Eglington, McNamara, Wainwright, Fielding, Hickson (ex).

Manager: Cliff Britton.

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

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PROGRAMME

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