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Game #2373

Tuesday, 27 December 1955

Attendance: 31,116

Drew

Division One

Portsmouth

WLLLD

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.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

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

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

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

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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