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Game #2406

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 October 1956

Won

LDLWW

Division One

Birmingham City

Attendance: 54,927

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Birmingham City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Stan Lynn, scored his first of the season as Villa dispatch neighbours Birmingham, Saturday, 27 October 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 October 1956

ON THIS DAY

Villa record back to back wins for the first time this season to make it five wins, four draws and four defeats in thirteen games this season under Eric Houghton.

Aston Villa

Birmingham City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Birmingham City

Previous 5 vs. Birmingham City: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #146 |
Saturday, 27 October 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 146 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 52 ๐ŸŸจ 39 ๐ŸŸฅ 55 | 1.34

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Birmingham City

TEAM NEWS

Bill Baxter returns in place of Stan Crowther.

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 Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

MANAGER

Arthur Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Birmingham City

Merrick, Badham, Hall, Warhurst, Watts, Orritt, Murphy, Smith, Brown, Govan, Astall (g).

Manager: Arthur Turner.

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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