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Game #2373

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 27 December 1955

Drew

WLLLD

Division One

Attendance: 31,116

Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored for the second successive match to help Villa earn a draw and stop a run of three defeats, Tuesday, 27 December 1955.

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Tuesday, 27 December 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa stop a run of three defats to make it four wins, nine draws and twelve defeats in twenty five games this season.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #113 |
Tuesday, 27 December 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 113 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 44 | 1.30

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Portsmouth

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Trevor Birch, Peter McParland and Ken Roberts replace Bill Baxter, Amos Moss and Tommy Southren.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Eddie Lever | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Ken Jones |
CB Con Martin |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Trevor Birch |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Ken Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |

Portsmouth

Uprichard, Mansell, Gunter, McGhee, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris (g), Dale, Barnard, Gordon (g), Henderson.

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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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