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Game #2592

Aston Villa

Saturday, 10 September 1960

Lost

11th (-4)

LWWDL

Division One

Attendance: 22,300

Blackburn Rovers

Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers

4-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his eighth in seven but Villa lose on the road again, Saturday, 10 September 1960.

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Saturday, 10 September 1960

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa lose for the first time in four games as they lose away from home for the third time in four. As a result, Villa make it three wins, all at home, a draw and three defeats, all away, in seven games following their return to the top flight.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1927โ€“28

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Blackburn: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #82 |
Saturday, 10 September 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-4 |
Last 5 Games | LWWDL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Harry Burrows replaces Jimmy Adam.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.88 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 32.25 |

Youngest Player |
W Harry Burrows | 19.50 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

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

Blackburn Rovers

Jones, Woods, England, Clayton, McGrath, Dobing (g), Pickering, Crowe (g), MacLeod, Douglas, Dougan (ex) (g) (g). Manager: Jack Marshall.

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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