Aston Villa

4-3

Newcastle United

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | Billy Myerscough | Derek Pace | Own Goal |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2500

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 29,395

Saturday, 19 October 1957

Position:

18th (-1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2500

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #198 |
Saturday, 19 October 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-3 |
Last 5 Games | WLLLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.14 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 33.88 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 22.14 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis, Jimmy Dugdale, Johnny Dixon and Derek Pace replace Stan Lynn, Roy Pritchard, Jackie Hinchliffe and Roy Chapman.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
CB George Ashfield |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
F Billy Myerscough |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

THE OPPOSITION

Simpson, Keith, Batty, Scott, Franks, Scoular, Punton, Curry (g) (g), White, Tait, Eastham (g). Manager: Stan Seymour.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa win for the first time in four as they compete in their 2.500th game since their first entry into the FA Cup in 1879. Villa's win ends a run of three successive losses to make it four wins, two draws and eight defeats in fourteen division one games this season.

KEY MAN

Derek Pace, scored as Villa win their 2,500th game, Saturday, 19 October 1957.

MATCH REPORT