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Game #2514

Friday, 26 December 1958

Attendance: 63,098

Lost

Division One

22nd (-)

Manchester United

LDWLL

Old Trafford

Manchester United

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Billy Myerscough, scored but Villa lose for the second time under Joe Mercer and the fourteenth time in twenty four games this season, Friday, 26 December 1958.

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa lose for a second successive game to make it six wins, four draws and fourteen defeats in twenty four division one games so far this season as they change in manager five games earlier doesn't seem to have worked.

Aston Villa

Manchester United

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

Previous 5 vs. Manchester United: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #4 |
Friday, 26 December 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Ron Wylie replaces Wally Hazelden.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 29.11 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.07 |

Youngest Player |
F Peter McParland | 24.69 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Peter McParland |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Ron Wylie |
F Billy Myerscough |

Manchester United

Gregg, Foulkes, Carolan, Cope, Scanlon, Goodwin, McGuinness, Bradley, Viollet (g), Pearson, Quixall (g). Manager: Matt Busby.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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