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Game #2361

Saturday, 15 October 1955

Attendance: 29,478

Drew

Division One

Manchester United

DLLLD

Villa Park

Aston Villa

4-4

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored a brace as Villa end a run of three defeats with a high scoring draw against Manchester United, Saturday, 15 October 1955.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa end a run of three successive defeats with a 4-4 draw and are now without a win in ten and make it one win, seven draws and five losses in thirteen games this season.

Meanwhile, Pat Saward made a goalscoring debut after moving from Millwall in August 1955

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1951-52

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #101 |
Saturday, 15 October 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 4-4 |
Last 5 Games | DLLLD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

TEAM NEWS

Pat Saward (debut) and Peter McParland replace Norman Lockhart and Colin Gibson.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Bill Baxter |
M Vic Crowe |
M Amos Moss |
W Tommy Southren |
M Pat Saward |
F Peter McParland |
CF Dave Hickson |
F Johnny Dixon |

Manchester United

Wood, Byrne, Jones, Foulkes, Whitefoot, McGuinness, Blanchflower (g), Pegg (g) (g), Berry, Webster (g), Taylor.

Manager: Matt Busby.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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