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Game #2522

Wednesday, 18 February 1959

Attendance: 30,050

Won

Division One

21st (+1)

Blackburn Rovers

WWLWW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Blackburn Rovers

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jackie Sewell, scored to win it for Villa - their third League victory in nine under Joe Mercer, Wednesday, 18 February 1959.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it two League wins in three but only their third in nine under his leadership as Villa now have eight wins, four draws and seventeen losses in twenty nine division one games.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1927โ€“28

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Blackburn: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #12 |
Wednesday, 18 February 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.52 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.22 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.38 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

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

Blackburn Rovers

Leyland, Whelan, Woods, Taylor, Clayton, McGrath, Swindells, Dobing, Vernon, MacLeod, Douglas. Manager: Dally Duncan.

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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