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Game #2404

Aston Villa

Lost

WLLDL

Saturday, 6 October 1956

Division One

Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Attendance: 23,613

Portsmouth

5-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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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MATCH TIMELINE

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: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 144 | 🟩 | 50 🟨 39 🟥 55 | 1.31

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

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

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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 |

MANAGER

Eddie Lever | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Portsmouth

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

Manager: Eddie Lever.

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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