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Game #2368

Aston Villa

Saturday, 3 December 1955

Drew

LWLLD

Division One

Attendance: 21,835

Sheffield United

Bramall Lane

Sheffield United

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jackie Sewell, made a goalscoring debut as Villa stop a run of two defeats, Saturday, 3 December 1955.

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Saturday, 3 December 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa stop a run of two losses to make it three wins, eight draws and nine losses in twenty games this season.

Meanwhile, forward Jackie Sewell made a goalscoring debut after moving from Sheffield Wednesday earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #108 |
Saturday, 3 December 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWLLD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 108 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 38 ๐ŸŸจ 29 ๐ŸŸฅ 41 | 1.32

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

TEAM NEWS

Amos Moss, Trevor Birch, Norman Lockhart and Jackie Sewell (debut) replace Vic Crowe, Eddie Follan, Peter McParland and Johnny Dixon.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
CB Con Martin |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
M Trevor Birch |
W Tommy Southren |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Jackie Sewell |
CF Derek Pace |

Sheffield United

Hodgkinson, Johnson, Mason, Coldwell, Iley, Wragg (g), Hoyland, Howitt (g), Ringstead, Hagan, Grainger.

Manager: Joe Mercer.

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:

โ€‹

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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