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Game #2516

Aston Villa

Saturday, 3 January 1959

Lost

22nd (-)

WLLLL

Division One

Attendance: 29,334

West Ham United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

West Ham United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored but Villa lose a fourth consecutive game under Joe Mercer and look odds on for relegation, Saturday, 3 January 1959.

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Saturday, 3 January 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa begin 1959 as they ended 1958 - in torrid form - with four successive defeats to make it six wins, four draws and sixteen defeats in twenty six division one games.

Meanwhile, full back Dennis Jackson made his final appearance for Villa aged 26 before moving on to Millwall in May 1959. Jackson played for Villa between 1956-57 and 1958-59 making eight appearances.

Aston Villa

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

West Ham United

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #6 |
Saturday, 3 January 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 6 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 1 ๐ŸŸจ 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 4 | 0.67

Career Form:

Relegation

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

West Ham United

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up for the first time despite three successive defeats.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.09 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.09 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.25 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Peter Aldis |
FB Dennis Jackson |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Ron Wylie |
F Billy Myerscough |

West Ham United

Gregory, Cantwell (g), Bond, Brown, Malcolm, Musgrove, Keeble, Grice, Dick, Smillie, Smith. Manager: Ted Fenton.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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