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Game #2573

Aston Villa

19-8-5, 46 PTS

Drew

2nd (-)

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨

Tuesday, 1 March 1960

Division Two

Lincoln City

Villa Park

11-6-14, 28 PTS

Attendance: 33,868

Aston Villa

1-1

Lincoln City

Assist(s) | Brian Handley | 80' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa can only draw their game in hand over leaders Cardiff and only reduce the gap to two points. Lincoln suffer outrageous fortune in injuring Nigel Sims just before half time, leaving him incapacitated for the entire second period before lucking into a goal having survived a storm of Villa chances both before and after their strike.

KEY MAN

Bobby Thomson, scored his tenth goal in ten games as Villa are held at home, Tuesday, 1 March 1960.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 1 March 1960

🟢 | 1' Debut, Brian Handley
💥 | Player injured on field of play, Nigel Sims
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Lincoln City
🥅 | 64' Goal, 0-1, (Lincoln City), Derek Hawksworth
⚽ | 80' Goal, 1-1, Bobby Thomson, Assist by Brian Handley
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Lincoln City

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa drop points at home for the second successive game as Lincoln have now held Villa home and away to make it nineteen wins, eight draws and five defeats, four away, in thirty two division two games.

Meanwhile, centre forward Brian Handley made his Villa debut aged 23 after moving from Goole Town in September 1958.

Aston Villa

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

Lincoln City

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Lincoln City

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #63 |
Tuesday, 1 March 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 60 | 🟩 | 31 🟨 13 🟥 16 | 1.77

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

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Lincoln City

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TEAM NEWS

Mike Tindall and Brian Handley (debut) replace Gerry Hitchens and Ron Wylie.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.13 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.72 |

Youngest Player |
M Mike Tindall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.92 |

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 | 🇮🇪 |
M Mike Tindall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 |
F Bobby Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Brian Handley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | 🔥 |

MANAGER

Con Moulson | 🇮🇪 |

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Lincoln City

GK Bill Heath | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Ron Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Dennis Gratton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Bob Jackson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Jeff Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Fred Middleton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bert Linnecor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Derek Hawksworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W John McLelland | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Ron Smillie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Ron Harbertson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

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

🟢 CF Brian Handley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT