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Game #2556

Aston Villa

11-5-2, 27 PTS

Saturday, 14 November 1959

Won

1st (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division Two

Charlton Athletic

Attendance: 21,997

Villa Park

6-7-4, 19 PTS

Aston Villa

11-1

Charlton Athletic

Assist(s) | Bobby Thomson | 2' | 29' | 72' | Vic Crowe | 26' | Stan Lynn | 40' | Nigel Sims | 46' | Peter McParland | 60' | Gerry Hitchens | 63' | Jimmy MacEwan | 65' | Ron Wylie | 69' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from their shock defeat at Anfield - their first in 15 games - with an extraordinary performance and result at Villa Park. Villa hit Charlton for 11 goals, Gerry Hitchens scores 5, and Villa record their biggest ever league win.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored five as Villa annihilate Charlton, Saturday, 14 November 1959.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 November 1959

โšฝ | 2' Goal, 1-0, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Bobby Thomson
๐Ÿฅ… | 22' Goal, 1-1, (Charlton Athletic), Dennis Edwards
โšฝ | 26' Goal, 2-1, Bobby Thomson, Assist by Vic Crowe
โšฝ | 29' Goal, 3-1, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Bobby Thomson
โšฝ | 40' Goal, 4-1, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Stan Lynn
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 4-1 Charlton Athletic
โšฝ | 46' Goal, 5-1, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Nigel Sims
โšฝ | 60' Goal, 6-1, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Peter McParland
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 60' Player left field of play with injury (Charlton Athletic), Willy Duff
โšฝ | 63' Goal, 7-1, Ron Wylie, Assist by Gerry Hitchens
โšฝ | 65' Goal, 8-1, Bobby Thomson, Assist by Jimmy MacEwan
โšฝ | 69' Goal, 9-1, Jimmy MacEwan, Assist by Ron Wylie
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 70' Player returned to field of play (Charlton Athletic), Willy Duff
โšฝ | 72' Goal, 10-1, Peter McParland, Assist by Bobby Thomson
โšฝ | 86' Goal, 11-1, Peter McParland
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 11-1 Charlton Athletic

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa bounce back from their second defeat in seventeen to record an astonishing win over Charlton as they hammer the Londoners eleven goals to one at Villa Park. As a result Villa make it eleven wins, five draws and two defeats in eighteen division two games so far this season as their excellent start to life in the second tier continues.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1956-57

Charlton Athletic

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Charlton Athletic

Previous 5 vs. Charlton: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #46 |
Saturday, 14 November 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: L. J. Tirebuck | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Halifax, -1962
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 11-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 43 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 20 ๐ŸŸจ 10 ๐ŸŸฅ 13 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: L. J. Tirebuck | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Halifax, -1962
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Charlton Athletic

None

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up for the fourth consecutive game and which has now been fielded in twelve of the last fourteen fixtures.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.69 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 31.43 |

Youngest Player |
F Bobby Thomson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 22.67 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
FB John Neal | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Stan Lynn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Pat Saward | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Jimmy MacEwan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
F Peter McParland | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
F Gerry Hitchens | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Ron Wylie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Bobby Thomson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Jimmy Trotter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Charlton Athletic

GK Willie Duff | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB John Sewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Derek Ufton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Don Townsend | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Marvin Hinton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Fred Lucas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Sammy Lawrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Johnny Summers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Bill Kiernan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Dennis Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Stuart Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 10/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Charlton XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 10/11

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 Halfโ€จ

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT