Game #2530

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 25,995

Saturday, 19 April 1958

Position:

15th (+1)

Aston Villa

2-0

Sheffield Wednesday

Scorer(s) | Gerry Hitchens | Gerry Hitchens |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2530

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #228 |
Saturday, 19 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | LWWDW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.89 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.25 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.55 |

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the fourth successive game.

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

Springett, Curtis, Swan, Staniforth, Gibson, O’Donnell, Shiner, Wilkinson, Finney, Froggatt and Quixall. Manager: Jack Marshall.

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 make it four unbeaten in the League for the first time this season and record their fourth win in six to make it fifteen wins, six draws and nineteen defeats in forty division one games as form comes to Villa at the tail end of the campaign.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored a brace to earn Villa a fourth win in six and go four unbeaten in the League for the first time this season, Saturday, 19 April 1958.

MATCH REPORT