Portsmouth

5-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Gerry Hitchens | Les Smith |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2536

Division One

Fratton Park

Attendance: 24,209

Wednesday, 3 September 1958

Position:

17th (-5)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2536

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #4 |
League Match | #4 |
Manager Game | #234 |
Wednesday, 3 September 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-5 |
Last 5 Games | DDWLL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.27 |

Oldest Player |
F Jackie Sewell | 31.63 |

Youngest Player |
F Gerry Hitchens | 23.92 |

TEAM NEWS

Despite shipping seven goals in the previous game, Eric Houghton names an unchanged line up.

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 Vic Crowe |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Peter McParland |
F Jackie Sewell |
F Billy Myerscough |

THE OPPOSITION

Uprichard, Gunter, Hayward, Phillips, Harris H, Harris P (g) (g) (g) (g) (g), Dickinson, Casey, Weddle, Newman, Gordon. 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 suffer a second successive heavy defeat and have now shipped twelve goals in two games with a five goal thrashing at Fratton Park. As a result Villa's previous eight game unbeaten run is a distant memory as they make it one win, one draw and two defeats in four division one games so far this season, scoring eight and conceding fifteen.

KEY MAN

Les Smith, scored for the second game in succession but Villa are heavily beaten once again and have now conceded twelve in two games, Wednesday, 3 September 1958.

MATCH REPORT