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Game #2437

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 10 April 1957

Won

WLDDW

Division One

Attendance: 29,853

Birmingham City

St Andrew's

Birmingham City

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Roy Chapman, scored a brace to see off neighbours Birmingham, Wednesday, 10 April 1957.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 10 April 1957

ON THIS DAY

Villa beat neighbours Birmingham to make it eleven wins, fifteen draws and ten defeats in thirty six Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Meanwhile, full back Dennis Jackson made his Villa debut after moving from Hednesford Town in October 1954.

Aston Villa

Birmingham City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Birmingham City

Previous 5 vs. Birmingham City: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #177 |
Wednesday, 10 April 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLDDW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 177 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 63 ๐ŸŸจ 53 ๐ŸŸฅ 61 | 1.37

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Birmingham City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Dennis Jackson (debut), Trevor Birch, Tommy Southren and Roy Chapman replace Stan Lynn, Pat Saward, Jackie Sewekk and Billy Myerscough.

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Arthur Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Dennis Jackson |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Trevor Birch |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
CF Derek Pace |
F Roy Chapman |

Birmingham City

Merrick, Green, Hall, Warhurst, Murphy, Smith, Neale, Larkin, Brown, Govan Kinsey.

Manager: Arthur Turner.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

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PROGRAMME

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