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Game #2458

Aston Villa

4-2-8, 10 PTS

Won

18th (+1)

Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

Saturday, 19 October 1957

Division One

Newcastle United

Villa Park

4-2-7, 10 PTS

Attendance: 29,395

Aston Villa

4-3

Newcastle United

Assist(s) | Jackie Sewell | 30' | Derek Pace | 40' | Billy Myerscough | 43' 63' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's first win in four should be more comfortable that it proves as two late Newcastle goals threaten to cancel out Villa's Billy Myerscough inspired performance.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 October 1957

🥅 | 27' Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Bill Curry
⚽ | 30' Goal, 1-1, Billy Myerscough, Assist by Jackie Sewell
⚽ | 40' Goal, 2-1, Johnny Dixon, Assist by Derek Pace
⚽ | 43' Goal, 3-1, Derek Pace, Assist by Billy Myerscough
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 3-1 Newcastle United
⚽ | 63' Goal, 4-1, Jackie Sewell, Assist by Billy Myerscough
🥅 | 67' Goal, 4-2, (Newcastle United), Bill Curry
🥅 | 85' Goal, 4-3, (Newcastle United), George Eastham
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 4-3 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in four to end a run of three successive losses and make it four wins, two draws and eight defeats in fourteen division one games this season.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1956-57

Newcastle United

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #198 |
Saturday, 19 October 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Billingborough, 1953-1958
Referee: H. Haworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, -1958
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 3-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 4-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 198 | 🟩 | 71 🟨 55 🟥 72 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: H. Haworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, -1958
Matches officiated:
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Newcastle United

None

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis, Jimmy Dugdale, Johnny Dixon and Derek Pace replace Stan Lynn, Roy Pritchard, Jackie Hinchliffe and Roy Chapman.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.14 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.88 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 22.14 |

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Peter Aldis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB George Ashfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stan Crowther | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Pat Saward | 🇮🇪 |
F Billy Myerscough | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 | 🔥 |
F Jackie Sewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
F Johnny Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 |
CF Derek Pace | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Stan Seymour | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Newcastle United

GK Ronnie Simpson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Dick Keith | 🇬🇧 |
LB Ron Batty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Malcolm Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Albert Franks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jimmy Scoular | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Bill Punton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F George Eastham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Len White | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Bill Curry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
CF Alex Tait | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

SQUAD STATS

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Newcastle XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
W Les Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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