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Game #2394

Aston Villa

Saturday, 18 August 1956

Won

LWWWW

Division One

Charlton Athletic

Attendance: 32,372

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Charlton Athletic

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Bill Baxter, opened Villa's scoring for the season as they bear Charlton at Villa Park, Saturday, 18 August 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 August 1956

ON THIS DAY

Villa open the season with victory over Charlton.

Aston Villa

Charlton Athletic

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Charlton Athletic

Previous 5 vs. Charlton: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #134 |
Saturday, 18 August 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 134 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 48 ๐ŸŸจ 35 ๐ŸŸฅ 51 | 1.34

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Charlton Athletic

TEAM NEWS

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

MANAGER

Jimmy Trotter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Charlton Athletic

Marsh, Townsend, Campbell, McCarthy, Hammond, Hurst, Oโ€™Linn, Ayre (g), White, Gauld, Kiernan.

Manager: Jimmy Seed.

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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