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Game #2446

Aston Villa

Monday, 26 August 1957

Won

13th (+6)

LLWLW

Division One

Attendance: 25,693

Leeds United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Leeds United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored his first goal of the season as Villa deliver their first win, Monday, 26 August 1957.

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Monday, 26 August 1957

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa secure their first win of the season as they beat a Leeds side at Villa Park who had finished two places above Villa in 1956-57.

Aston Villa

Leeds United

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leeds United

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #186 |
Monday, 26 August 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 186 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 68 ๐ŸŸจ 53 ๐ŸŸฅ 65 | 1.38

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Leeds United

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.90 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 33.73 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 21.99 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Raich Carter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Billy Myerscough |
F Jackie Sewell |

Leeds United

Wood, Charlton, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Gibson, Forrest, Overfield, Meek, Oโ€™Brien, Baird. Manager: Raich Carter

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:

โ€‹

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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