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Game #2361

Aston Villa

Drew

DLLLD

Saturday, 15 October 1955

Division One

Manchester United

Villa Park

Attendance: 29,478

Aston Villa

4-4

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 15 October 1955

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: 🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1951-52

FIXTURE HISTORY

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 101 | 🟩 | 36 🟨 28 🟥 37 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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 |
M Pat Saward |
F Peter McParland |
CF Dave Hickson |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

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Manchester United

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

Manager: Matt Busby.

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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