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Game #2523

Saturday, 21 February 1959

Attendance: 20,182

Lost

Division One

21st (-)

Newcastle United

WLWWL

St James' Park

Newcastle United

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa lose for the second time in three League games to make it eight wins, four draws and eighteen losses in thirty division one games with Villa heading inexorably to a first relegation in over twenty years.

Aston Villa

Newcastle United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #13 |
Saturday, 21 February 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Newcastle United

All the matches refereed

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up for the third consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.53 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.22 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.39 |

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 |

Newcastle United

Harvey, Keith, McMichael, Scott, Franks, Scoular, Taylor (g), White, Allchurch, Eastham, McGuigan. Manager: Charlie Mitten.

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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