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Game #2378

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 January 1956

Lost

WDWLL

Division One

Chelsea

Attendance: 22,059

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-4

Chelsea

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Stan Lynn, scored from the spot but Villa lose heavily for the second successive match, Saturday, 21 January 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 January 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it consecutive losses, conceding ten and scoring one to record five wins, nine draws and fourteen defeats in twenty eight games this season.

Meanwhile, centre back George Ashfield made his Villa debut after moving from Stockport County in March 1954.

Aston Villa

Chelsea

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #30 |
League Match | #28 |
Manager Game | #118 |
Saturday, 21 January 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-4 |
Last 5 Games | WDWLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 118 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 41 ๐ŸŸจ 31 ๐ŸŸฅ 46 | 1.31

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Chelsea

TEAM NEWS

George Ashfield (debut), Ray Hogg and Tommy Southren replace Con Martin, Amos Moss and Ken Roberts.

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 George Ashfield |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
FB Ray Hogg |
M Vic Crowe |
W Norman Lockhart |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |

MANAGER

Ted Drake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Chelsea

Robertson, Sillett, Wicks, Willemse, Saunders, Dicks, Blunstone (g), Parsons (g), McNichol, Tindall, Stubbs (g) (g).

Manager: Ted Drake.

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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