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Game #2386

Aston Villa

Lost

LDWWL

Saturday, 24 March 1956

Division One

Luton Town

Kenilworth Road

Attendance: 17,126

Luton Town

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Tommy Southren, scored but Villa lose for the first time in four, Saturday, 24 March 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 March 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa end a run of three unbeaten and two successive wins to lose at Kenilworth Road and make it seven wins, eleven draws and seventeen defeats in thirty five division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Luton Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #126 |
Saturday, 24 March 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDWWL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 126 | 🟩 | 43 🟨 33 🟥 50 | 1.29

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Luton Town

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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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Luton Town

Baynham, Pemberton, Jones, Dunne, Shanks, Pearce (g) (g), Morton, Kelly, Adam (ex), Gregory, Davies.

Manager: Dally Duncan.

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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SQUAD STATS

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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