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Game #2387

Aston Villa

Saturday, 31 March 1956

Won

DWWLW

Division One

Everton

Attendance: 28,052

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Everton

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored for the third time in four games to help Villa to a third win in four, Saturday, 31 March 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 31 March 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the third time in four to make it eight wins, eleven draws and seventeen defeats in thirty six division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Everton

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1938-39

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #127 |
Saturday, 31 March 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 127 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 44 ๐ŸŸจ 33 ๐ŸŸฅ 50 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Everton

TEAM NEWS

Ray Hogg and Vic Crowe replace Stan Lynn and Trevor Birch.

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 Ray Hogg |
M Vic Crowe |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

MANAGER

Ian Buchan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Everton

Harris, Tansey, Moore, Donovan, Lello, Jones, Harris, Farrell, Eglington, Fielding, Harris.

Manager: Ian Buchan.

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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