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Game #2404

Aston Villa

Saturday, 6 October 1956

Lost

WLLDL

Division One

Attendance: 23,613

Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

5-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Les Smith, scored a consolation as Villa are beaten for the third time in four games under Eric Houghton, Saturday, 6 October 1956.

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Saturday, 6 October 1956

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the third time in four to make it three wins, four draws and four defeats in eleven games this season.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #144 |
Saturday, 6 October 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-5 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Having not made any changes in the first nine games of the season, Eric Houghton makes his third in two matches as Ken Roberts and Tommy Southren come in for Bill Baxter and Peter McParland.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Stan Crowther |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

Portsmouth

Drinkwater, Gunter, McGhee, Wilson, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris (g), Rees, Barnard, Gordon (g) (g), Henderson (g) (g).

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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 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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