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Game #2469

Aston Villa

Thursday, 26 December 1957

Won

19th (-)

DWLLW

Division One

Attendance: 38,383

Arsenal

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his first goal for the club to help Villa to a second win in eight, Thursday, 26 December 1957.

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Thursday, 26 December 1957

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for only the second time in eight to make it seven wins, four draws and thirteen defeats in twenty four division one games.

Aston Villa

Arsenal

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1952โ€“53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #209 |
Thursday, 26 December 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-0 |
Last 5 Games | DWLLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Jackie Sewell and Wally Hazelden replace Vic Crowe and Johnny Dixon.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.28 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 30.94 |

Youngest Player |
F Wally Hazelden | 16.88 |

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Wally Hazelden |

Arsenal

Kelsey, Charlton, Evans, Dodgin, Bloomfield, Bowen, Le Roux, Herd, Holton, Nutt, Groves. Manager: Jack Crayston.

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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