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Game #2433

Aston Villa

Saturday, 30 March 1957

Won

WDDWW

Division One

Preston North End

Attendance: 33,185

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Preston North End

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Billy Myerscough, scored his second in two game to increase Villa's unbeaten run to fourteen, Saturday, 30 March 1957.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 30 March 1957

ON THIS DAY

Villa make it fourteen games and ten wins, thirteen draws and nine defeats in thirty two Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Aston Villa

Preston North End

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #173 |
Saturday, 30 March 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | WDDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 173 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 62 ๐ŸŸจ 51 ๐ŸŸฅ 60 | 1.37

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Preston North End

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Southren replaces Peter McParland.

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 Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Billy Myerscough |

MANAGER

Cliff Britton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Preston North End

Else, Cunningham, Walton, Dunn, Waterhouse, Docherty, Evans, Thompson (ex), Taylor, Finney, Dagger.

Manager: Cliff Britton.

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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