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Game #2601

Aston Villa

8-1-6, 17 PTS

Won

9th (-)

Saturday, 29 October 1960

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

The Hawthorns

5-1-9, 11 PTS

Attendance: 41,903

West Brom

0-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ron Wylie | 2' | Vic Crowe | 41' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, without the scoreline, rip another neighbour apart after the 6-goal mauling of Birmingham last time out. This time it's Albion who are taken apart in the most one-sided 2-0 away win imaginable. Albion for their part try to turn the game into a defensive brawl... Villa have other ideas.

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his thirteen in sixteen as Villa win their first away game of the season at the Hawthorns, Saturday, 29 October 1960.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 October 1960

⚽ | 2' Goal, 1-0, Gerry Hitchens, Assist by Ron Wylie
⚽ | 41' Goal, 2-0, Alan O'Neill, Assist by Vic Crowe
🕒 | HT West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it successive wins against their neighbours as fresh from their thrashing of Birmingham they win their first away game of the season at the Hawthorns. As a result, Villa make it eight wins, seven at home, a draw and six defeats, five away, in fifteen games following their return to the top flight.

Aston Villa

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

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1953-54

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #15 |
Manager Game | #91 |
Saturday, 29 October 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: R. M. Jordan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicester, -1960
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 88 | 🟩 | 47 🟨 15 🟥 26 | 1.77

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: R. M. Jordan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicester, -1960 🆘
🆘 Wasn't strong enough to deal with the predictable Albion excesses in defeat
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

West Bromwich Albion

None

TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe replaces Pat Saward.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.69 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.63 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan O'Neill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 22.98 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Doug Winton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
FB John Neal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Jimmy Dugdale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 🔥 |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 |
F Bobby Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Gerry Hitchens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Ron Wylie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Alan O’Neill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Gordon Clark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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West Bromwich Albion

GK Ray Potter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Graham Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
RB Don Howe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Joe Kennedy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Burnside | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Chuck Drury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Geoff Carter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Alec Jackson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Bobby Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Ronnie Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Derek Kevan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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Albion 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

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT