Game #2487

1957-58

Position:

19th

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Division One

Birmingham City

St Andrew's

Attendance: 50,780

Saturday, 24 August 1957

Birmingham City

3-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2487

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #185 |
Saturday, 24 August 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Birmingham City

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.90 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 33.73 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 21.99 |

TEAM NEWS

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Eric Houghton

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

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

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Schofield, Green, Hall, Neal, Watts, Murphy (g), Smith, Brown (g), Govan, Kinsey (g), Astall. Manager: Arthur Turner

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa open the season with a disappointing defeat at neighbours Birmingham.

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MATCH TIMELINE

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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