Game #2480

1956-57

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Position:

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Attendance: 28,134

Saturday, 13 April 1957

Aston Villa

5-0

Sheffield Wednesday

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | Peter McParland | Jackie Sewell | Billy Myerscough | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2480

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #178 |
Saturday, 13 April 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

🟨 | 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

Arthur Sabin (debut), Stan Lynn, Pat Saward, Billy Myerscough, Jackie Sewell and Peter McParland replace Nigel Sims, Dennis Jackson, Trevor Birch, Tommy Southren, Derek Pace and Roy Chapman.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

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

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Pllu, Swan, McEvoy, Curtis, Martin, McAnearney, Broadbent, Shiner, Wilkinson, Froggatt, Quixall.

Manager: Jack Marshall.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their biggest win of the season to make it twelve wins, fifteen draws and ten defeats in thirty seven Division One games this season under Eric Houghton.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Arthur Sabin made his Villa debut aged 18 after joining from Youth football in June 1955.

Peter McParland, scored a brace to help Villa to their biggest win of the season, Saturday, 13 April 1957.

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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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