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Game #2532

Aston Villa

Monday, 30 March 1959

Drew

20th (-)

WWLLD

Division One

Attendance: 34,354

Tottenham Hotspur

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-1

Tottenham Hotspur

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored his fourth in three as Villa clinch a crucial point with six left to play in a tight relegation battle, Monday, 30 March 1959.

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Monday, 30 March 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa stop a run of two defeats as they eke out a draw and collected a much needed point to make it eleven wins, five draws and twenty losses in thirty six division one games with six games left to play and a tight fight to avoid relegation continues.

Aston Villa

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

Tottenham Hotspur

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1950-51

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

Previous 5 vs. Spurs: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #22 |
Monday, 30 March 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WWLLD |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 22 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 10 ๐ŸŸจ 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 9 | 1.50

Career Form:

Top 8

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

All the matches refereed by:

CARDS

Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer makes the first change to the line up in eight games as Billy Myerscough replaces Ron Wylie.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 29.14 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.33 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.49 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 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 Billy Myerscough |

Tottenham Hotspur

Hollowbread, Hopkins, Norman (g), Mackay, Baker, Blanchflower (ex), Dyson, Medwin, Smith, Brooks, Harmer. Manager: Bill Nicholson.

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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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