Aston Villa

3-2

Portsmouth

Scorer(s) | Johnny Dixon | Billy Myerscough | Peter McParland |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2534

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 35,172

Monday, 25 August 1958

Position:

8th (+2)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2534

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #232 |
Monday, 25 August 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWDDW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.36 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 34.73 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.90 |

TEAM NEWS

Les Smith replaces Tommy Southren.

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 Les Smith |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Billy Myerscough |

THE OPPOSITION

Uprichard, Rutter, McGhee, Hayward, Harris H, Harris P, Dickinson, Casey, Govan, Gordon, Crawford (g). Manager: Freddie Cox.

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 make it eight games unbeaten including the end of the 1957-58 campaign as they beat Portsmouth at Villa Park to start the season in strong form.

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored his first of the season as Villa continue their strong form under Eric Houghton now unbeaten in eight, Monday, 25 August 1958.

MATCH REPORT