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Game #2526

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 March 1959

Won

20th (+1)

WLDWW

Division One

Attendance: 27,631

Leeds United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Leeds United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored to help Villa to a third League win in five, Saturday, 7 March 1959.

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Saturday, 7 March 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa return to League action and bring their FA Cup form with them as they win for the third time in five to make it nine wins, four draws and eighteen losses in thirty one division one games.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1956-57

Leeds United

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leeds United

Previous 5 vs. Leeds: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #16 |
Saturday, 7 March 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLDWW |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 16 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 6 | 1.63

Career Form:

Top 6

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Cards:

Villa

Leeds United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.80 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.26 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.43 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Bill Lambton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 |

Leeds United

Burgin, Dunn, Astall, Charlton, Kerfoot, Shackleton, Overfield (g), Meek, Oโ€™Brien, Crowe, Cush

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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 Halfโ€จ

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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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

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