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Game #2454

Aston Villa

3-2-5, 8 PTS

Saturday, 28 September 1957

Won

14th (+4)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Leicester City

Attendance: 31,691

Villa Park

2-0-8. 4 PTS

Aston Villa

5-1

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Derek Pace | 24' 25' 88' |

MATCH SUMMARY

A Derek Pace inspired Villa (first appearance of the season) are four nil up at half time despite missing a host of chances with top scorer Peter McParland being the biggest culprit as they record their first home victory against Leicester in over 20 years.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 28 September 1957

โšฝ | 17' Goal, 1-0, Jackie Sewell
โšฝ | 24' Goal, 2-0, Tommy Southren, Assist by Derek Pace
โšฝ | 25' Goal, 3-0, Jackie Sewell, Assist by Derek Pace
โšฝ | 40' Goal, 4-0, Stan Lynn (pen)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 4-0 Leicester City
๐Ÿฅ… | 76' Goal, 4-1, (Leicester City), Johnny Morris
โšฝ | 88' Goal, 5-1, Peter McParland, Assist by Derek Pace
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 5-1 Leicester City

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa bounce back from a fifth defeat in nine to record Villa's biggest win of the season to date as Leicester are dispatched with ease at Villa Park to make it three wins, two draws and five defeats in ten division one games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Leicester City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #10 |
Manager Game | #194 |
Saturday, 28 September 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Houghton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Billingborough, 1953-1958
Referee: Ken Collinge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hale, -1961
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 194 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 70 ๐ŸŸจ 55 ๐ŸŸฅ 69 | 1.37

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ken Collinge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hale, -1961
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Leicester City

None

TEAM NEWS

Stan Lynn, Stan Crowther, Tommy Southren and Derek Pace replace Dennis Jackson, Vic Crowe, Roy Chapman and Billy Myerscough.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.87 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.82 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.08 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Peter Aldis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Stan Lynn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stan Crowther | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Pat Saward | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Tommy Southren | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
F Peter McParland | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ |
F Johnny Dixon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Jackie Sewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Derek Pace | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Dave Halliday | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Leicester City

GK John Anderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
D Willie Cunningham | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Gordon Fincham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Stan Milburn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Eddie Russell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Pat Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Derek Hogg | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Tommy McDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Billy Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Willie Gardiner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Johnny Morris | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 10/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Leicester XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
W Les Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

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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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT