Nottingham Forest

1-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Gerry Hitchens |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2532

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 21,043

Wednesday, 30 April 1958

Position:

14th (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2532

Season | 1957-58 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #42 |
Manager Game | #230 |
Wednesday, 30 April 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWD |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.92 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.28 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.58 |

TEAM NEWS

Eric Houghton names the same line up for the sixth 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

Lightening, Hutchinson, Thomas, Gray, McKinlay, Burkitt, Farmer, Quigley, Imlach, Joyce, Wilson. Manager: Billy Walker.

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 six as they end the campaign in their best run of form of the season with five wins in their last eight games and just one defeat to make it sixteen wins, seven draws and nineteen defeats in forty one division two games. As a result, a season that began with fourteen defeats in twenty four ended in significantly more healthy fashion however Villa, under Houghton, finished four places below the previous season with no Cup run to boot.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his third in three games as Villa end the season unbeaten in six, Wednesday, 30 April 1958.

MATCH REPORT