Newcastle United

2-4

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Les Smith | Jimmy Dugdale | Gerry Hitchens | Gerry Hitchens |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2521

Division One

St James' Park

Attendance: 40,135

Saturday, 1 March 1958

Position:

16th (+1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2521

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #219 |
Saturday, 1 March 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDLLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.79 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.12 |

Youngest Player |
F Wally Hazelden | 17.05 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis and Wally Hazelden replace Tommy Southren and Les Jones.

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 |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
M Vic Crowe |
W Les Smith |
F Wally Hazelden |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

THE OPPOSITION

Mitchell S, McKinney, McMichael, Stokoe, Franks, Scoular, Mitchell B (g), Bottom (g), Curry, Tait, Eastham. Manager: Stan Seymour.

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 win for the first time in six to make it ten wins, five draws and sixteen defeats in thirty one division one games. Despite the 30% win rate, Houghton's team have delivered six of those wins with strong scorelines of 5-1, 4-3, 5-2, 3-0, 5-2 and 4-2.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored a brace to earn Villa a tenth win of the season, Saturday, 1 March 1958.

MATCH REPORT