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Game #2350

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 24 August 1955

Lost

DWWDL

Division One

Attendance: 33,761

Sunderland

Roker Park

Sunderland

5-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored his third in two games but Villa lose heavily at Roker Park, Wednesday, 24 August 1955.

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Wednesday, 24 August 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa suffer a heavy defeat at Roker Park in their second game of the season.

Aston Villa

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1936-37

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #90 |
Wednesday, 24 August 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-5 |
Last 5 Games | DWWDL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 90 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 35 ๐ŸŸจ 22 ๐ŸŸฅ 33 | 1.41

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Sunderland

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Bill Murray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Con Martin |
M Bill Baxter |
M Vic Crowe |
W Colin Gibson |
W Tommy Southren |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Eddie Follan |

Sunderland

Fraser, Anderson, Hedley, McDonald, Daniel, Aitken, Bingham (g) (g), Purdon (g), Chisholm (g), Elliott, Fleming (g).

Manager: Bill Murray.

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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