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Game #2391

Aston Villa

Won

WDDLW

Saturday, 14 April 1956

Division One

Sheffield United

Villa Park

Attendance: 23,407

Aston Villa

3-2

Sheffield United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored a hat-trick as Villa beat Sheffield United, Saturday, 14 April 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 April 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa bounce back from defeat to beat the Blades and make it nine wins, thirteen draws and eighteen defeats in forty division one games this season.

Meanwhile, winger Norman Lockhart made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Bury in November 1956. Lockhart played for Villa between 1952-53 and 1955-56 making 85 appearances and scoring 12 goals.

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1924–25

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #131 |
Saturday, 14 April 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | WDDLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 131 | 🟩 | 45 🟨 35 🟥 51 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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Sheffield United

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

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Sheffield United

Burgin, Johnson, Mason, Coldwell, Iley, Holland, Wilkinson (g), Howitt, Ringstead, Hagan, Grainger (g).

Manager: Joe Mercer.

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

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