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Game #2517

Aston Villa

Saturday, 10 January 1959

Won

3rd Round

LLLLW

FA Cup 3rd Round

Attendance: 33,923

Rotherham United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Rotherham United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored to help Villa to victory over second division Rotherham in the third round of the FA Cup, Saturday, 10 January 1959.

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Saturday, 10 January 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa receive respite from their League troubles as they beat division two side Rotherham in the third round of the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

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

Rotherham United

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Rotherham United

Previous 5 vs. Rotherham: ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #27 |
Manager Game | #7 |
Saturday, 10 January 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLLLW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 7 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 2 ๐ŸŸจ 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 4 | 1.00

Career Form:

Relegation

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Rotherham United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Stan Lynn and Jackie Sewell replace Dennis Jackson and Les Smith.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.53 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.11 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.27 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Tom Johnston | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

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

Rotherham United

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:

โ€‹

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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