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Game #2587

Monday, 22 August 1960

Attendance: 28,959

Lost

Division One

13th (-9)

West Ham United

WWLWL

Upton Park

West Ham United

5-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his second in two as Villa suffer a heavy reverse at Upton Park, Monday, 22 August 1960.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa follow up an opening day win with defeat to West Ham, the defeat is Joe Mercer's thirteenth in thirty top flight matches as Villa boss and makes it a win and a defeat in two division one games so far this season.

Aston Villa

West Ham United

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #77 |
Monday, 22 August 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

West Ham United

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.46 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 32.20 |

Youngest Player |
F Bobby Thomson | 23.44 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Stan Lynn |
FB John Neal |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Pat Saward |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Peter McParland |
F Ron Wylie |

West Ham United

Rhodes, Cantwell, Moore, Bond (g), Brown, Malcolm, Musgrove (g), Dunmore (g), Grice, Dick (g), Woosnam (ex) (g). Manager: Ted Fenton.

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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