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Game #2555

Saturday, 7 November 1959

Attendance: 49,981

Lost

Division Two

Liverpool

DWDWL

Anfield

Liverpool

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

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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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

Liverpool

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Liverpool

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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

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 |

Liverpool

Rudham, Molyneux, Moran, White, Melia, Wilkinson, Wheeler, Hickson (ex) (g) (g), Aโ€™Court, Hunt, Harrower

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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PROGRAMME

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