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Game #2479

Aston Villa

10-5-16, 25 PTS

Saturday, 1 March 1958

Won

16th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division One

Newcastle United

Attendance: 40,135

St James' Park

9-5-16, 23 PTS

Newcastle United

2-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Les Smith | 89' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa grab two goals in the final two minutes to secure a desperately needed win and climb back to 16th in the table.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 March 1958

โšฝ | 9' Goal, 1-0, Les Smith
๐Ÿฅ… | 12' Goal, 1-1, (Newcastle United), Arthur Bottom
โšฝ | 16' Goal, 2-1, Gerry Hitchens
๐Ÿฅ… | 42' Goal, 2-2, (Newcastle United), Bobby Mitchell (pen)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 2-2 Newcastle United
โšฝ | 89' Goal, 3-2, Jimmy Dugdale, Assist by Les Smith
โšฝ | 90' Goal, 4-2, Gerry Hitchens
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 4-2 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in six to make it ten wins, five draws and sixteen defeats in thirty one division one games. Despite the 30% win rate, Houghton's team have delivered six of those wins with strong scorelines of 5-1, 4-3, 5-2, 3-0, 5-2 and 4-2.

Aston Villa

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

Newcastle United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #219 |
Saturday, 1 March 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Houghton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Billingborough, 1953-1958
Referee: Peter Rhodes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | York, 1954-1967 ๐Ÿ†˜
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 219 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 77 ๐ŸŸจ 60 ๐ŸŸฅ 82 | 1.33

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Rhodes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | York, 1954-1967 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 0
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ Yet another poor display from Rhodes who gifted Newcastle a non-existent penalty equaliser.
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis and Wally Hazelden replace Tommy Southren and Les Jones.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.79 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 31.12 |

Youngest Player |
F Wally Hazelden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 17.05 |

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 |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Pat Saward | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
W Les Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Wally Hazelden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Jackie Sewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Peter McParland | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
F Gerry Hitchens | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Stan Seymour | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Newcastle United

GK Stewart Mitchell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Alf McMichael | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Bill McKinney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bob Stokoe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Albert Franks | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jimmy Scoular | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Bobby Mitchell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
F George Eastham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Arthur Bottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Bill Curry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Alex Tait | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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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Newcastle 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 | 2 |
W Ken O Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
F Johnny Dixon | 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