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Game #2483

Aston Villa

Monday, 31 March 1958

Won

16th (+1)

WWLLW

Division One

Attendance: 16,631

Manchester United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jackie Sewell, scored for the second successive game to help Villa to a first win in three, Monday, 31 March 1958.

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Monday, 31 March 1958

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in three after successive losses to make it twelve wins, five draws and eighteen defeats in thirty five division one games.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1956-57

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #39 |
Manager Game | #35 |
Manager Game | #223 |
Monday, 31 March 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 223 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 79 ๐ŸŸจ 60 ๐ŸŸฅ 84 | 1.33

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Manchester United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Les Jones and Billy Myerscough replace Peter Aldis and Wally Hazelden.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.59 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.20 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.49 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Les Jones |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Billy Myerscough |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

Manchester United

Gregg, Brennan, Foulkes, Cope, Crowther (ex), Goodwin, Harrop, Charlton, Dawson (g), Webster (g), Pearson. Manager: Matt Busby.

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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