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Game #2411

Saturday, 1 December 1956

Attendance: 23,560

Lost

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

LWDDL

Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored but Villa lose for the first time in four, Saturday, 1 December 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the first time in four to make it six wins, six draws and six defeats in eighteen Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Meanwhile, Bill Baxter made his final Villa appearance. Bill played for Villa between 1953-54 and 1956-57 making 108 appearances and scoring 6 goals.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #151 |
Saturday, 1 December 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWDDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

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 |

Sheffield Wednesday

McIntosh, Staniforth, McEvoy, Curtis, Gibson, McAnearney, Cargill, Shiner, Finney, Froggatt, Quixall (g) (g).

Manager: Jack Marshall.

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 Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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