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Game #2543

Saturday, 5 September 1959

Attendance: 26,162

Drew

Division Two

Bristol Rovers

WLWWD

Eastville Stadium

Bristol Rovers

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his third goal in two games as Villa are held by Bristol Rovers, Saturday, 5 September 1959.

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa are held to a draw away at Bristol Rovers but make it three unbeaten and three wins, a draw and a defeat so far this season.

Aston Villa

Bristol Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bristol Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Bristol Rovers: | - | - | - | - | - |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #33 |
Saturday, 5 September 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Bristol Rovers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up for the first time this season.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.49 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 31.24 |

Youngest Player |
F Bobby Thomson | 22.47 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB John Neal |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Pat Saward |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Ron Wylie |
F Bobby Thomson |

Bristol Rovers

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 Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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