Aston Villa

1-1

Tottenham Hotspur

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2505

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 28,390

Saturday, 16 November 1957

Position:

19th (-2)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2505

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #203 |
Saturday, 16 November 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLWLD |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.57 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 30.83 |

Youngest Player |
GK Arthur Sabin | 18.82 |

TEAM NEWS

Arthur Sabin, Ken Roberts and Jackie Sewell replace Nigel Sims, Roy Chapman and Wally Hazelden.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

GK Arthur Sabin |
CB George Ashfield |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
W Tommy Southren |
W Ken Roberts |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
CF Derek Pace |

THE OPPOSITION

Ditchburn, Hopkins, Norman, Baker, Ryden, Blanchflower (ex), Robb, Medwin, Smith (g), Brooks, Harmer. Manager: Jimmy Anderson.

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 hold Tottenham to make it five wins, three draws and ten defeats in eighteen division one games this season.

The game however was most notable for tragedy as goalkeeper Arthur Sabin made his second and final Villa appearance aged just 18.

Arthur, seen as a natural successor to Nigel Sims, would tragically pass away, aged 19, in March 1958 due to kidney disease.

Also making their final appearance was winger Ken Roberts before being forced to retire due to injury aged just 21.

Roberts played for Villa between 1953-54 and 1957-58 making 39 appearances and scoring 4 goals.

KEY MAN

Arthur Sabin, made his final appearance for Villa aged 18 before his untimely death in March 1958, Saturday, 16 November 1957.

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