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Game #2411

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 December 1956

Sheffield Wednesday

2-1

Aston Villa

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Hillsborough

Attendance: 23,560

Lost

LWDDL

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

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

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 December 1956

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: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1934–35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | 🟩 | 🟥 | 🟩 | 🟥 | 🟨 |

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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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 |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 151 | 🟩 | 53 🟨 41 🟥 57 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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

Jack Marshall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Sheffield Wednesday

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

Manager: Jack Marshall.

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MATCHDAY SQUAD BIOGRAPHIES

STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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

MATCH REPORT