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Game #2443

Aston Villa

Lost

Saturday, 27 April 1957

LWWLL

Division One

Luton Town

Villa Park

Attendance: 28,524

Aston Villa

1-3

Luton Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

KEY MAN

Les Smith, scored his third goal in three but Villa lose their final League game of the season, Saturday, 27 April 1957,

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 April 1957

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose their final League game of the season to finish tenth in the table having recorded fourteen wins, fifteen draws and thirteen defeats in forty two Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Aston Villa

Luton Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #50 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #183 |
Saturday, 27 April 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 183 | 🟩 | 66 🟨 53 🟥 64 | 1.37

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

Luton Town

TEAM NEWS

Nigel Sims, Jimmy Dugdale, Les Smith, Billy Myerscough and Johnny Dixon replace Mike Pinner, Stan Crowther, Tommy Southren, Roy Chapman and Peter McParland.

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 Trevor Birch |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Billy Myerscough |
CF Derek Pace |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |

MANAGER

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Luton Town

Baynham, McNally, Jones, Pearce, Morton, Kelly, Adam (ex), Turner (g) (g), Davies, Cullen, Brown (g).

Manager: Dally Duncan.

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

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