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Game #2392

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 April 1956

Won

DDLWW

Division One

Attendance: 16,175

Preston North End

Deepdale

Preston North End

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored his fifth in three games as Villa make it successive wins, Saturday, 21 April 1956.

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Saturday, 21 April 1956

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa record successive wins for only the second time this season to make it ten wins, thirteen draws and eighteen defeats in forty one division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

Previous 5 vs. Preston: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1955-56 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #132 |
Saturday, 21 April 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | DDLWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 132 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 46 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 51 | 1.31

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Preston North End

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Jackie Sewell replaces Norman Lockhart.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Frank Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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 Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
CF Derek Pace |

Preston North End

Else, Walton, Mattinson, Dunn, Cunningham, Docherty, Baxter, Thompson (ex), Hatsell, Finney, Campbell.

Manager: Frank Hill.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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