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Game #2385

Aston Villa

Monday, 19 March 1956

Won

LLDWW

Division One

Burnley

Attendance: 15,120

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Burnley

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored to help Villa to successive League wins, Monday, 19 March 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 19 March 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa make it three unbeaten and two successive wins to make it seven wins, eleven draws and sixteen defeats in thirty four division one games this season.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Nigel Sims made his Villa debut aged 24 after moving from Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Burnley

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1920-21

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #125 |
Monday, 19 March 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 125 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 43 ๐ŸŸจ 33 ๐ŸŸฅ 49 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Burnley

TEAM NEWS

Nigel Sims makes his debut in place of Ken Jones.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Trevor Birch |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

MANAGER

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Burnley

McDonald, Rudman, Winton (ex), Adamson, Shannon, Seith, Pilkington, McIlroy, Newlands, Cheesbrough, McKay.

Manager: Alan Brown.

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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