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Game #2371

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 December 1955

Lost

LDWLL

Division One

Cardiff City

Attendance: 20,384

Ninian Park

Cardiff City

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 December 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose successive games to make it four wins, eight draws and eleven defeats in twenty three games this season.

Aston Villa

Cardiff City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #111 |
Saturday, 24 December 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 111 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ 29 ๐ŸŸฅ 43 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Cardiff City

TEAM NEWS

Con Martin, Johnny Dixon, Vic Crowe and Tommy Southren replace Trevor Birch, Derek Pace, 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 |
CB Con Martin |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Bill Baxter |
M Amos Moss |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

MANAGER

Trevor Morris | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Cardiff City

Howells, Sherwood, Malloy, Harrington, Davies, Baker, Walsh, Oโ€™Halloran, McSeveney, Kirtley, Hitchens (ex) (g).

Manager: Trevor Morris.

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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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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