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Game #2533

Aston Villa

Saturday, 4 April 1959

Lost

20th (-)

WLLDL

Division One

Attendance: 39,963

Leicester City

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Johnny Dixon, scored but Villa lose for a third time in four League games as the threat of relegation grows, Saturday, 4 April 1959.

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Saturday, 4 April 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa suffer a third defeat in four to make it eleven wins, five draws and twenty one losses in thirty seven division one games with five games left to play and a tight fight to avoid relegation continues.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #23 |
Saturday, 4 April 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Ron Wylie replaces Jackie Sewell.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.56 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 35.34 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 24.50 |

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

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 Ron Wylie |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Billy Myerscough |

Leicester City

Maclaren, Chalmers, Appleton, Baillie, Knapp, Newman, Wills, McDonald, Stephenson, Leek, Walsh (g) (g). Manager: Matt Gillies.

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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