Manchester City

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Jackie Sewell | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2531

Division One

Maine Road

Attendance: 28,275

Saturday, 26 April 1958

Position:

14th (+1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2531

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #229 |
Saturday, 26 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.91 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.27 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.56 |

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the fifth successive game for the first time this season.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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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

Trautmann, Leivers, Branagan, Sear, Barnes, Barlow, Warhurst, Sambrook, Hayes (g), Hart, Fagan. Manager: Les McDowall.

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 extend their unbeaten League to five as they hit their best run of form at the tail end of the season with five wins in the last seven to make it sixteen wins, six draws and nineteen defeats in forty one division one games.

KEY MAN

Jackie Sewell, scored to help Villa to their longest unbeaten run of the season - five - as Villa end the campaign in fine form, Saturday, 26 April 1958.

MATCH REPORT