Aston Villa

0-2

Birmingham City

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

Game #2510

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 41,118

Saturday, 21 December 1957

Position:

19th (-1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2510

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #23 |
Manager Game | #208 |
Saturday, 21 December 1957

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDWLL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.38 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 34.05 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 22.32 |

TEAM NEWS

Johnny Dixon and Gerry Hitchens (debut) replace Wally Hazelden and Derek Pace.

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 |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa;

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off

Merrick, Farmer, Hall, Neal, Murphy, Smith, Hooper, Larkin, Brown (g), Kinsey (g), Astall. Manager: Arthur Turner.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Eric Houghton's Villa lose successive games as they are beaten by neighbours Birmingham for the second time this season to make it six wins, four draws and thirteen defeats in twenty three division one games.

Meanwhile, Gerry Hitchens made his Villa debut aged 23 after moving from Cardiff City earlier this month.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, debut, Saturday, 21 December 1957.

MATCH REPORT