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Game #2391

Saturday, 14 April 1956

Attendance: 23,407

Won

Division One

Sheffield United

WDDLW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Sheffield United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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

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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: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

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 |

Sheffield United

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

Manager: Joe Mercer.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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PROGRAMME

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