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Game #2546

Monday, 14 September 1959

Attendance: 34,623

Won

Division Two

Portsmouth

WDWWW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

5-2

Portsmouth

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, made it three in two games as Villa record their sixth - and biggest - win in eight division two matches, Monday, 14 September 1959.

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa extend their unbeaten run to six as they win three League consecutive games for the first time since January 1958 to make it six wins, a draw and a defeat in eight division two games so far this season as their excellent start to life in the second tier continues.

Aston Villa

Portsmouth

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #36 |
Monday, 14 September 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 5-2 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Portsmouth

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up for the fifth consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.52 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 31.26 |

Youngest Player |
F Bobby Thomson | 22.50 |

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 |

Portsmouth

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

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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