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Game #2374

Aston Villa

Saturday, 31 December 1955

Won

LLLDW

Division One

Huddersfield Town

Attendance: 25,746

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored his fourth in three games as Villa win for the first time in five, Saturday, 31 December 1955.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 31 December 1955

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in five to make it five wins, nine draws and twelve defeats in twenty six games this season.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #114 |
Saturday, 31 December 1955

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLLDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 114 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 40 ๐ŸŸจ 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 44 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Huddersfield Town

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

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 Trevor Birch |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Ken Roberts |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |

MANAGER

Andy Beattie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Huddersfield Town

Wheeler, Kelly, Gibson, McGarry, Taylor, Metcalfe, Quested, Marriott, Hickson (ex), Watson, Glazzard.

Manager: Andy Beattie.

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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