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Game #2489

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 April 1958

Won

14th (+1)

WWDWW

Division One

Attendance: 28,275

Manchester City

Maine Road

Manchester City

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jackie Sewell, scored to help Villa to their longest unbeaten run of the season - five - as Villa end the campaign in fine form, Saturday, 26 April 1958.

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Saturday, 26 April 1958

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa extend their unbeaten League to five as they hit their best run of form at the tail end of the season with five wins in the last seven to make it sixteen wins, six draws and nineteen defeats in forty one division one games.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1955-56

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #229 |
Saturday, 26 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 229 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 83 ๐ŸŸจ 61 ๐ŸŸฅ 85 | 1.35

Career Form:

Mid Table

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the fifth successive game for the first time this season.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.91 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.27 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.56 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Billy Myerscough |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

Manchester City

Trautmann, Leivers, Branagan, Sear, Barnes, Barlow, Warhurst, Sambrook, Hayes (g), Hart, Fagan. Manager: Les McDowall.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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:

โ€‹

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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