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Game #2555

Aston Villa

10-5-2, 25 PTS

Lost

1st (-)

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

Saturday, 7 November 1959

Division Two

Liverpool

Anfield

6-5-5, 17 PTS

Attendance: 49,981

Liverpool

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa suffer a shock defeat at Anfield as a fortunate Liverpool inflict Villa's first defeat in 15 games.

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored a fourth in three games but Villa lose for the first time in fifteen, Saturday, 7 November 1959.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 November 1959

🕒 | HT Liverpool 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 54' Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), Dave Hickson
⚽ | 58' Goal, 1-1, Peter McParland
🥅 | 80' Goal, 1-2, (Liverpool), Dave Hickson
🕒 | FT Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa lose for the first time in fifteen games as they are beaten by promotion rivals Liverpool at Anfield to make it ten wins, five draws and two defeats in seventeen division two games so far this season as their excellent start to life in the second tier continues.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1956-57

Liverpool

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

Previous 5 vs. Liverpool: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Match | #17 |
Manager Game | #45 |
Saturday, 7 November 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Ken Tuck | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chesterfield, -1962
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 42 | 🟩 | 19 🟨 10 🟥 13 | 1.6

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ken Tuck | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chesterfield, -1962
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Liverpool

None

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up fielded in eleven of the previous thirteen games.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.67 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.41 |

Youngest Player |
F Bobby Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 22.65 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Phil Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Liverpool

GK Doug Rudham | 🇿🇦 |
RB John Molyneux | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Dick White | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Ronnie Moran | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jimmy Melia | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Barry Wilkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Johnny Wheeler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Alan A’Court | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Jimmy Harrower | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Roger Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dave Hickson (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

SQUAD STATS

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Liverpool XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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None

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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