Chelsea

2-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Wally Hazelden |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #2539

Division One

Stamford Bridge

Attendance: 44,023

Saturday, 13 September 1958

Position:

21st (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #2539

Season | 1958-59 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #237 |
Saturday, 13 September 1958

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Eric Houghton |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LLLLL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.72 |

Oldest Player |
F Johnny Dixon | 34.78 |

Youngest Player |
F Wally Hazelden | 17.59 |

TEAM NEWS

Despite four consecutive defeats, 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 John Sharples |
FB Stan Lynn |
FB Gordon Lee |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Pat Saward |
W Les Smith |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Peter McParland |
F Johnny Dixon |
F Wally Hazelden |

THE OPPOSITION

Robertson, Sillett J, Sillett P (g), Tindall, Mortimore, Scott, Saunders, Block, Brabrook, Greaves (g), Nicholas. Manager: Ted Drake.

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 fifth successive defeat for the first time since March 1951 and have now shipped twenty goals in five games. As a result Villa make it one win, one draw and five defeats in seven division one games so far this season, scoring twelve and conceding twenty three with an unexpected season of struggle looking inevitable.

KEY MAN

Wally Hazelden, scored for the first time this season but Villa lose a fifth consecutive game for the first time since March 1951, Saturday, 13 September 1958.

MATCH REPORT