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Game #2420

Saturday, 26 January 1957

Attendance: 42,396

Won

FA Cup 4th Round

4th Round

Middlesbrough

DWWLW

Ayresome Park

Middlesbrough

2-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Pat Saward | 38' | 53' | Derek Pace | 72' |

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored the winner to send Villa through to the FA Cup 5th round, Saturday, 26 January 1957.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

26โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough), Brian Clough
38โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Derek Pace, Assist by Pat Saward
40โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Middlesbrough), Harris
HT Middlesbrough 2-1 Aston Villa
53โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Les Smith, Assist by Pat Saward
72โ€™ Goal, 3-2, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Derek Pace
FT Middlesbrough 2-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa see off a spirited second division Middlesbrough to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Middlesbrough: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #27 |
Manager Game | #160 |
Saturday, 26 January 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Middlesbrough

TEAM NEWS

Nigel Sims replaces Ken Jones.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
W Tommy Southren |
CF Derek Pace |

Middlesbrough

Taylor, Barnard. Stonehouse, Harris (g), Robinson, Dicks, Delapenha, Scott, Clough (g), Fitzsimons, Burbeck.

Manager: Bob Dennison.

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES