Aston Villa

1-1

Birmingham City

Scorer(s) | Stan Lynn (pen) |

Assist(s) | None |

Game #2533

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 55,198

Saturday, 23 August 1958

Position:

10th=

AT A GLANCE

Game #2533

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #231 |
Saturday, 23 August 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.39 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 34.73 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.89 |

TEAM NEWS

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 Trevor Birch |
M Pat Saward |
W Tommy Southren |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Billy Myerscough |

THE OPPOSITION

Merrick, Green, Hall, Neal, Orritt, Murphy (g), Smith, Larkin, Taylor, Brown, Hooper. Manager: Arthur Turner.

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 open 1958 with a draw against neighbours Birmingham to make it seven games unbeaten including the end of the 1957-58 campaign.

KEY MAN

Stan Lynn, scored from the spot to secure an opening day draw and make it seven games unbeaten, Saturday, 23 August 1958.

MATCH REPORT