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Game #2559

Aston Villa

Saturday, 5 December 1959

Lost

LWWWL

Division Two

Attendance: 20,545

Rotherham United

Millmoor

Rotherham United

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Jimmy Adam, scored his first goal of the season but Villa suffer a surprise defeat - their third in twenty one division two games, Saturday, 5 December 1959.

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Saturday, 5 December 1959

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa suffer a shock defeat - just their third in twenty one - as they are beaten by Rotherham and make it thirteen wins, five draws and three defeats in twenty one division two games so far this season.

Meanwhile, Alan Deakin made his Villa debut aged 18 after joining from school football in 1956.

Aston Villa

Rotherham United

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Rotherham United

Previous 5 vs. Rotherham: | - | - | - | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #21 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #49 |
Saturday, 5 December 1959

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Rotherham United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy Adam and Alan Deakin (debut) replace Pat Saward and Bobby Thomson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.07 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 31.48 |

Youngest Player |
M Alan Deakin | 18.03 |

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB John Neal |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Jimmy Adam |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Ron Wylie |

Rotherham United

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 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

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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