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Game #2360

Aston Villa

Saturday, 8 October 1955

Lost

DDLLL

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Attendance: 37,243

The Hawthorns

West Brom

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 8 October 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose for the third successive game and are now without a win in nine and make it one win, six draws and five losses in twelve games this season.

Winger Colin Gibson made his final Villa appearance before moving on to Lincoln City in January 1956. Gibson played for Villa between 1948-49 and 1955-56 making 167 appearances and scoring 26 goals.

Aston Villa

West Bromwich Albion

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #100 |
Saturday, 8 October 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDLLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 100 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 36 ๐ŸŸจ 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 37 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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West Bromwich Albion

TEAM NEWS

Colin Gibson and Norman Lockhart replace Peter McParland and Eddie Follan.

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 |
M Bill Baxter |
M Vic Crowe |
M Amos Moss |
W Tommy Southren |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Colin Gibson |
CF Dave Hickson |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

Vic Buckingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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West Bromwich Albion

Sanders, Williams, Millard, Kennedy, Barlow, Hodgkinson, Lee, Griffin, Dudley, Nicholls (g), Allen.

Manager: Vic Buckingham.

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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

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