Game #2446

1956-57

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Position:

Division One

Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Attendance: 23,613

Saturday, 6 October 1956

Portsmouth

5-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2446

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #144 |
Saturday, 6 October 1956

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Portsmouth

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Not recorded

TEAM NEWS

Having not made any changes in the first nine games of the season, Eric Houghton makes his third in two matches as Ken Roberts and Tommy Southren come in for Bill Baxter and Peter McParland.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Stan Crowther |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Drinkwater, Gunter, McGhee, Wilson, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris (g), Rees, Barnard, Gordon (g) (g), Henderson (g) (g).

Manager: Eddie Lever.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the third time in four to make it three wins, four draws and four defeats in eleven games this season.

Les Smith, scored a consolation as Villa are beaten for the third time in four games under Eric Houghton, Saturday, 6 October 1956.

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MATCH TIMELINE

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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