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Game #2475

Aston Villa

9-4-14, 22 PTS

Saturday, 18 January 1958

Luton Town

3-0

Aston Villa

Division One

Luton Town

14-4-9, 32 PTS

Kenilworth Road

Attendance: 16,619

Lost

17th (-1)

Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are heavily beaten for the second successive game as they are swept aside at Kenilworth Road.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 January 1958

🕒 | HT Luton Town 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 55' Goal, 0-1, (Luton Town), Jimmy Adam
🥅 | 61' Goal, 0-2, (Luton Town), Gordon Turner
🥅 | 76' Goal, 0-3, (Luton Town), George McLeod
🕒 | FT Luton Town 3-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose to end a run of three successive League games to make it nine wins, four draws and fourteen defeats in twenty seven division one games.

Meanwhile, centre back George Ashfield made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving on to Chester in February 1959.

Ashfield played for Villa between 1955-56 and 1957-58 making 10 appearances.

Aston Villa

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

Luton Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Luton Town

Previous 5 vs. Luton: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #215 |
Saturday, 18 January 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Billingborough, 1953-1958
Referee: Jack Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Emsworth, -1958
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-3
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 215 | 🟩 | 76 🟨 59 🟥 80 | 1.33

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jack Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Emsworth, -1958
Matches Officiated: 0
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

TEAM NEWS

Trevor Birch and Tommy Southren replace Pat Saward and Les Smith.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.23 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.01 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 22.39 |

MANAGER

Eric Houghton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB George Ashfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔴 |
FB Stan Lynn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stan Crowther | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Trevor Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
W Tommy Southren | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Jackie Sewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 |
F Gerry Hitchens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Billy Myerscough | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Dally Duncan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Luton Town

GK Ron Baynham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Ken Hawkes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Syd Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Seamus Dunne | 🇮🇪 |
M Reg Pearce | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bob Morton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M John Groves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jimmy Adam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
W George McLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Gordon Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Allan Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 6 |
W Ken O Roberts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
F Johnny Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Peter Aldis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Pat Saward | 🇮🇪 |
W Les Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

🔴 CB George Ashfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT