Game #2527

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 31,406

Saturday, 5 April 1958

Position:

17th (+2)

Aston Villa

2-1

West Brom

Scorer(s) | Billy Myerscough | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2527

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #225 |
Saturday, 5 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLWLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.85 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.22 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.51 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter Aldis replaces Les Jones.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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 Billy Myerscough |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |

THE OPPOSITION

Jackman, Williams, Howe, Barlow, Robson, Horobin, Dudley, Whitehouse, Drury, Allen (g), Kevan. Manager: Vic Buckingham.

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 second time in three matches to make it thirteen wins, five draws and nineteen defeats in thirty seven division one games.

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored to help Villa to a much needed second win in three games, Saturday, 5 April 1958.

MATCH REPORT