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Game #2576

Aston Villa

21-8-5, 50 PTS

Tuesday, 15 March 1960

Won

2nd (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division Two

Derby County

Attendance: 37,672

Villa Park

10-5-27, 25 PTS

Aston Villa

3-2

Derby County

Assist(s) | Gerry Hitchens | 46' | Ron Wylie | 66' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win their game in hand over Cardiff to close the gap to the leaders to one point but the game itself is little more than a bout of violence interspersed with quality moves from Villa that see them ascend over thuggish Derby.

KEY MAN

Stan Lynn, scored from the spot to extend Villa's latest unbeaten run to four, Tuesday, 15 March 1960.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 15 March 1960

๐Ÿฅ… | 5' Goal, 0-1, (Derby County), Ray Swallow
๐Ÿฅ… | 12' Goal, 0-2, (Derby County), George Darwin
โšฝ | 13' Goal, 1-2, Stan Lynn, pen
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Derby County
โšฝ | 46' Goal, 2-2, Peter McParland, Assist by Gerry Hitchens
โšฝ | 66' Goal, 3-2, Vic Crowe, Assist by Ron Wylie
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 3-2 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it three successive wins and extend their unbeaten run to four as they make it twenty one wins, eight draws and five defeats, four away, in thirty four division two games so far this season as their strong progress towards promotion from 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

Derby County

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1945-46

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1959-60 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #66 |
Tuesday, 15 March 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Tom Cooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, -1960 ๐Ÿ†˜
HT Score:
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 63 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 34 ๐ŸŸจ 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 16 | 1.83

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Tom Cooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, -1960
๐Ÿ†˜ Had already awarded a free kick outside the area for a foul in the box before he failed to take action against the thuggish play that descended on the game. It was a surprise no-one was seriously injured on either side.
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

TEAM NEWS

Kevin Keelan and Jimmy Adam replace Nigel Sims and Jimmy MacEwan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.97 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 31.76 |

Youngest Player |
GK Kevin Keelan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.20 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Harry Storer Jr. | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Derby County

GK Terry Adlington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Roy Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
D Tony Conwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ray Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Glyn Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RH Albert Mays | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Jack Parry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W David Cargill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Johnny Hannigan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Ray Swallow | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
F George Darwin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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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Derby 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 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
GK Nigel Sims | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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