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Game #2525

Aston Villa

Won

Quarter Final Replay

Tuesday, 3 March 1959

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

FA Cup

Burnley

Turf Moor

Attendance: 39,066

Burnley

0-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Jackie Sewell | 65' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's largely strong recent form continues as they earn an FA Cup semi final berth with their third win in five under Joe Mercer.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 3 March 1959

🕒 | HT Burnley 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 47' Goal, 1-0, Peter McParland
⚽ | 65' Goal, 2-0, Peter McParland, Assist by Jackie Sewell
🕒 | FT Burnley 0-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa beat Burnley at the second attempt as they win in the FA Cup quarter final replay at Turf Moor.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1956-57

Burnley

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1920-21

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

Previous 5 vs. Burnley: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #35 |
Manager Game | #15 |
Tuesday, 3 March 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Jack Topliss | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Grimsby, -1959
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 12 | 🟩 | 6 🟨 1 🟥 5 | 1.58

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jack Topliss | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Grimsby, -1959
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Burnley

None

TEAM NEWS

Les Smith replaces Billy Myerscough.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.79 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 35.25 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 24.42 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Peter Aldis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Doug Winton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
W Les Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Jackie Sewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
F Gerry Hitchens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Johnny Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Ron Wylie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Harry Potts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Burnley

GK Colin McDonald | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Dave Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB John Angus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Tommy Cummings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bobby Seith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Jimmy Adamson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jimmy McIlroy | 🇬🇧 |
M Brian Pilkington | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W John Connelly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Jimmy Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Ray Pointer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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Burnley XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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None

UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT