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Game #2490

Aston Villa

16-7-19, 39 PTS

Wednesday, 30 April 1958

Drew

14th (-)

WDWWD

Division One

Nottingham Forest

Attendance: 21,043

Villa Park

Nottingham Forest

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 30 April 1958

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa extend their unbeaten League to six as they end the campaign in their best run of form of the season with five wins in their last eight games and just one defeat to make it sixteen wins, seven draws and nineteen defeats in forty one division two games. As a result, a season that began with fourteen defeats in twenty four ended in significantly more healthy fashion however Villa, under Houghton, finished four places below the previous season with no Cup run to boot.

Aston Villa

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

Nottingham Forest

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1897-98

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

Previous 5 vs. Forest: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #230 |
Wednesday, 30 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
Referee: J. J. Baxter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bassingbourne, -1958
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 230 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 83 ๐ŸŸจ 62 ๐ŸŸฅ 85 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: J. J. Baxter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bassingbourne, -1958

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.92 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.28 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.58 |

MANAGER

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

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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 |

MANAGER

Billy Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Nottingham Forest

GK Arthur Lightening | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
D Jack Hutchinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Geoff Thomas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bob McKinlay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Jack Burkitt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ron Farmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M John Quigley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Stewart Imlach | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Billy Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Chris Joyce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Tommy Wilson | 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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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Forest 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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W Ken O Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ 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