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Game #2412

Saturday, 8 December 1956

Attendance: 42,530

Lost

Division One

Manchester United

WDDLL

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-3

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Pat Saward, scored but Villa lose a second successive game,

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the second successive game and are now without a win in four as they make it six wins, six draws and seven defeats in nineteen Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1955-56

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #152 |
Saturday, 8 December 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | WDDLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe replaces Bill Baxter.

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 Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

Manchester United

Wood, Jones, Bent, Foulkes, Whelan, Edwards, Colman, Taylor (g) (g), Pegg, Viollet (g), Berry.

Manager: Matt Busby.

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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