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Villa's matches in the

1956-57

season

🟩 4 May 1957, Villa 2-1 United, Wembley Stadium.

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | 68' | 73' |

Assist(s) | Johnny Dixon | 68' |

Final

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
Referee | Frank Coultas, Hull |
Captain | Johnny Dixon |
HT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWLLW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #51 |
Manager Game | #184 |
Saturday, 4 May 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Manchester United
68’ Goal, 1-0, Peter McParland, Assist by Johnny Dixon
73’ Goal, 2-0, Peter McParland
83’ Goal, 2-1, (Manchester United), Taylor
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Manchester United

🟥 27 Apr 1957, Villa 1-3 Luton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #50 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #183 |
Saturday, 27 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Trevor Birch |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Billy Myerscough |
CF Derek Pace |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |

🟥 23 Apr 1957, Villa 0-3 Wolves, Molineux

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-3 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #49 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #182 |
Tuesday, 23 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Mike Pinner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Trevor Birch |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Tommy Southren |
F Roy Chapman |
CF Derek Pace |
F Jackie Sewell |
CF Peter McParland |

🟩 22 Apr 1957, Villa 4-0 Wolves, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Les Smith | Les Smith | Johnny Dixon | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #48 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #181 |
Monday, 22 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
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 |

🟩 20 Apr 1957, Villa 2-1 Newcastle, St James' Park

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Match | #39 |
Manager Game | #180 |
Saturday, 20 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
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 |

🟥 15 Apr 1957, Villa 1-2 Burnley, Turf Moor

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #38 |
Manager Game | #179 |
Monday, 15 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Mike Pinner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Roy Pritchard |
FB Dennis Jackson |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Trevor Birch |
M Pat Saward |
W Tommy Southren |
F Roy Chapman |
CF Derek Pace |
F Jackie Sewell |
CF Peter McParland |

🟩 13 Apr 1957, Villa 5-0 Wednesday, Villa Park

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

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

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

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

Team

Match Timeline

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 |

🟩 10 Apr 1957, Villa 2-1 Birmingham, St Andrew's

Scorer(s) | Roy Chapman | Roy Chapman |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLDDW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #177 |
Wednesday, 10 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Dennis Jackson |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Trevor Birch |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Johnny Dixon |
CF Derek Pace |
F Roy Chapman |

🟨 8 Apr 1957, Villa 2-2 Sunderland, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Billy Myerscough | Derek Pace |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWLDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #176 |
Monday, 8 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟨 6 Apr 1957, Villa 1-1 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #175 |
Saturday, 6 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Tommy Southren |
CF Peter McParland |
F Jackie Sewell |
CF Derek Pace |
F Billy Myerscough |

🟥 3 Apr 1957, Villa 0-1 Cardiff, Ninian Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #174 |
Wednesday, 3 April 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 30 Mar 1957, Villa 2-0 Preston, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Billy Myerscough | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #173 |
Saturday, 30 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 28 March 1957, Villa 1-0 Albion, St Andrews'.

Scorer(s) | Billy Myerscough | 38' |

Assist(s) | Peter McParland | 38' |

Semi Final Replay

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | DWDDW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #39 |
Manager Game | #172 |
Thursday, 28 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

38’ Goal, 1-0, Billy Myerscough, Assist by Peter McParland
HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion
FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

🟨 23 March 1957, Villa 2-2 Albion, Molineux.

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | 40' | 84' |

Assist(s) | Johnny Dixon | 40' | Billy Myerscough | 84' |

Semi Final

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | WDWDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #38 |
Manager Game | #171 |
Saturday, 23 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

Goal, 0-1, (West Bromwich Albion), Whitehouse
40’ Goal, 1-1, Peter McParland, Assist by Johnny Dixon
45’ Goal, 1-2, (West Bromwich Albion), Whitehouse
HT Aston Villa 1-2 West Bromwich Albion
84’ Goal, 2-2, Peter McParland, Assist by Billy Myerscough
FT Aston Villa 2-2 West Bromwich Albion

🟨 16 Mar 1957, Villa 0-0 Arsenal, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | DWDWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #170 |
Saturday, 16 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 13 Mar 1957, Villa 4-1 Cardiff, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell | Jackie Sewell | Stan Lynn (pen) | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWDW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #169 |
Wednesday, 13 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟨 9 Mar 1957, Villa 1-1 United, Old Trafford

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDDWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #168 |
Saturday, 9 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 6 Mar 1957, Villa 2-0 Burnley, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | 18' | Peter McParland | 70' |

Assist(s) | Les Smith | 18' |

Quarter Final Replay

FA Cup

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #34 |
Manager Game | #167 |
Wednesday, 6 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

18’ Goal, 1-0, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Les Smith
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Burnley
70’ Goal, 2-0, Peter McParland
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Burnley

🟨 2 Mar 1957, Villa 1-1 Burnley, Turf Moor

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | 64' |

Assist(s) | Les Smith | 64' |

Quarter Final

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #33 |
Manager Game | #166 |
Saturday, 2 March 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

31’ Goal, 0-1, (Burnley), Peter Aldis o.g.
HT Burnley 1-0 Aston Villa
64’ Goal, 1-1, Peter McParland, Assist by Les Smith
FT Burnley 1-1 Aston Villa

🟨 18 Feb 1957, Villa 2-2 Portsmouth, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | DDDWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #28 |
Manager Game | #165 |
Monday, 18 February 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 16 Feb 1957, Villa 2-1 Bristol City, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace | 36' | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Jackie Sewell | 36' | Peter McParland |

5th Round

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDDDW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #31 |
Manager Game | #164 |
Saturday, 16 February 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

36’ Goal, 1-0, Derek Pace, Assist by Jackie Sewell
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Bristol City
50’ Goal, 1-1, (Bristol City), Atyeo
Goal, 2-1, Jackie Sewell, Assist by Peter McParland
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Bristol City

🟨 9 Feb 1957, Villa 0-0 Bolton, Burnden Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | LWDDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #30 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #163 |
Saturday, 9 February 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟨 4 Feb 1957, Villa 2-2 Manchester City, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLWDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #162 |
Monday, 4 February 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟨 2 Feb 1957, Villa 1-1 Leeds, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #28 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #161 |
Saturday, 2 February 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
W Tommy Southren |
CF Derek Pace |

🟩 26 Jan 1957, Villa 3-2 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace | 38' | Les Smith | 53' | Johnny Dixon | 72' |

Assist(s) | Pat Saward | 38' | 53' | Derek Pace | 72' |

4th Round

FA Cup

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #27 |
Manager Game | #160 |
Saturday, 26 January 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
W Tommy Southren |
CF Derek Pace |

26’ Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough), Brian Clough
38’ Goal, 1-1, Derek Pace, Assist by Pat Saward
40’ Goal, 1-2, (Middlesbrough), Harris
HT Middlesbrough 2-1 Aston Villa
53’ Goal, 2-2, Les Smith, Assist by Pat Saward
72’ Goal, 3-2, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Derek Pace
FT Middlesbrough 2-3 Aston Villa

🟥 19 Jan 1957, Villa 0-3 Spurs, White Hart Lane

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-3 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #159 |
Saturday, 19 January 1957

Team

Match Timeline

GK Keith Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
W Tommy Southren |
CF Derek Pace |

🟩 12 Jan 1957, Villa 5-1 Everton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace | Derek Pace | Jackie Sewell | Johnny Dixon | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 5-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDDWW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #158 |
Saturday, 12 January 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 7 Jan 1957, Villa 2-0 Luton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | 60' | 82' |

Assist(s) | Les Smith | 60' | Jackie Sewell | 82' |

3rd Round Replay

FA Cup

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #24 |
Manager Game | #157 |
Monday, 7 January 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Luton Town
60’ Goal, 1-0, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Les Smith
82’ Goal, 2-0, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Jackie Sewell
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Luton Town

🟨 5 Jan 1957, Villa 2-2 Luton, Kenilworth Road

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | 12' | Peter McParland | 82' |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

3rd Round

FA Cup

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWLDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #23 |
Manager Game | #156 |
Saturday, 5 January 1957

Team

Match Timeline

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

12’ Goal, 1-0, Johnny Dixon
HT Luton Town 0-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, (Luton Town), Turner (pen)
70’ Goal, 1-2, (Luton Town), Morton
82’ Goal, 2-2, Peter McParland
FT Luton Town 2-2 Aston Villa

🟨 29 Dec 1956, Villa 0-0 Blackpool, Bloomfield Road

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLWLD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #22 |
Manager Game | #155 |
Saturday, 29 December 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Trevor Birch |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
CF Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

🟥 25 Dec 1956, Villa 0-1 Sunderland, Roker Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | DLLWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #154 |
Tuesday, 25 December 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 15 Dec 1956, Villa 2-0 Charlton, The Valley

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #153 |
Saturday, 15 December 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟥 8 Dec 1956, Villa 1-3 United, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Pat Saward |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | WDDLL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #152 |
Saturday, 8 December 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟥 1 Dec 1956, Villa 1-2 Wednesday, Hillsborough

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWDDL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #151 |
Saturday, 1 December 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟨 24 Nov 1956, Villa 1-1 Chelsea, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Match | #17 |
Manager Game | #150 |
Saturday, 24 November 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟨 17 Nov 1956, Villa 3-3 Preston, Deepdale

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | Stan Lynn (pen) | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 3-3 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #16 |
Manager Game | #149 |
Saturday, 17 November 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 10 Nov 1956, Villa 1-0 Burnley, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #15 |
League Match | #15 |
Manager Game | #148 |
Saturday, 10 November 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟥 3 Nov 1956, Villa 1-2 Arsenal, Highbury

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | DLWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #147 |
Saturday, 3 November 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟩 27 Oct 1956, Villa 3-1 Birmingham, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell | Ken Roberts | Stan Lynn |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDLWW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #146 |
Saturday, 27 October 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Bill Baxter |
W Les Smith |
W Ken Roberts |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟩 13 Oct 1956, Villa 3-1 Newcastle, Villa Park

Scorer(s) Les Smith | Les Smith | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLDLW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #145 |
Saturday, 13 October 1956

Team

Match Timeline

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

🟥 6 Oct 1956, Villa 1-5 Portsmouth, Fratton Park

Scorer(s) Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

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

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

Team

Match Timeline

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 |

🟨 29 Sep 1956, Villa 0-0 Bolton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | DWLLD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #10 |
Manager Game | #143 |
Saturday, 29 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
M Stan Crowther |
W Les Smith |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟥 22 Sep 1956, Villa 0-1 Leeds, Elland Road

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDWLL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Match | #9 |
Manager Game | #142 |
Saturday, 22 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟥 15 Sep 1956, Villa 2-4 Spurs, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Derek Pace | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-4 |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #141 |
Saturday, 15 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟩 8 Sep 1956, Villa 4-0 Everton, Goodison Park

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell | Jackie Sewell | Johnny Dixon | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-0 |
Last 5 Games | DDWDW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #140 |
Saturday, 8 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟨 5 Sep 1956, Villa 0-0 Luton, Kenilworth Road

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | LDDWD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #139 |
Wednesday, 5 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟩 1 Sep 1956, Villa 3-2 Blackpool, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland | Peter McParland | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

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

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #138 |
Saturday, 1 September 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟨 27 Aug 1956, Villa 0-0 Albion, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWLDD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #4 |
League Match | #4 |
Manager Game | #137 |
Monday, 27 August 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟨 25 Aug 1956, Villa 1-1 Manchester City, Maine Road

Scorer(s) Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLD |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #136 |
Saturday, 25 August 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟥 22 Aug 1956, Villa 0-2 Albion, The Hawthorns

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWWWL |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #135 |
Wednesday, 22 August 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

🟩 18 Aug 1956, Villa 3-1 Charlton, Villa Park

Scorer(s) | Bill Baxter | Johnny Dixon | Own Goal |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Division One

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

Season | 1956-57 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #134 |
Saturday, 18 August 1956

Team

Match Timeline

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Ray Hogg |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Bill Baxter |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
W Derek Pace |
CF Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Jackie Sewell |

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