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Game #2369

Aston Villa

Saturday, 10 December 1955

Won

WLLDW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 27,814

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Preston North End

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Norman Lockhart, scored to help Villa to a fourth win in twenty one, Saturday, 10 December 1955.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 10 December 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it two games unbeaten and four wins, eight draws and nine losses in twenty one games this season.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #109 |
Saturday, 10 December 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 109 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ 29 ๐ŸŸฅ 41 | 1.34

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Johnny Dixon and Peter McParland replace Tommy Southren and Derek Pace.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
CB Con Martin |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
M Trevor Birch |
W Norman Lockhart |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |

MANAGER

Frank Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

Thompon G, Wilson, Walton, Mattinson, Forbes, Docherty, Baxter, Thompson T (ex) (g), Taylor, Lewis (g), Finney.

Manager: Frank Hill.

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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

MATCH REPORT