Leicester City

6-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Tommy Southren |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2519

Division One

Filbert Street

Attendance: 25,535

Saturday, 8 February 1958

Position:

18th (-2)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2519

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #217 |
Saturday, 8 February 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-6 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.38 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.06 |

Youngest Player |
M Stan Crowther | 22.45 |

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Southren replaces 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 Nigel Sims |
FB Les Jones |
FB Stan Lynn |
M Stan Crowther |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
W Tommy Southren |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

THE OPPOSITION

Anderson, Cunningham, Baillie, King, Russell, Walker (g), Hogg (g) (g), Riley (g) (g), Hines, Walsh, Morris. Manager: Dave Halliday.

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 suffer their heaviest defeat of the season to date as they are hammered at Filbert Street to make it nine wins, five draws and fifteen defeats in twenty nine division one games.

Meanwhile, Stan Crowther made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving to Manchester United later this month in the aftermath of the Munich Air Disaster.

Crowther played for Villa in 1956-57 and 1957-58 making 62 appearances and scoring 4 goals

KEY MAN

Tommy Southren, scored but Villa are hammered at Filbert Street, Saturday, 8 February 1958.

MATCH REPORT