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Game #2607

Saturday, 26 November 1960

Attendance: 27,939

Won

Division One

6th (-)

Sheffield Wednesday

DDWWW

Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored his eighteenth in twenty two as Villa extend their unbeaten run to eight and win away in the League for the second time this season, Saturday, 26 November 1960.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa extend their unbeaten run to eight games as they win away in the League for the second time this season to make it eleven wins, nine at home, two draws, both away and six defeats, five away, in nineteen games following their return to the top flight.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #97 |
Saturday, 26 November 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Stan Lynn and Vic Crowe replace John Neal and Alan Deakin.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.11 |

Oldest Player |
FB Stan Lynn | 32.46 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan O'Neill | 23.05 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Doug Winton |
FB Stan Lynn |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Peter McParland |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Ron Wylie |
F Alan Oโ€™Neill |

Sheffield Wednesday

MacLaren, Swan, Johnson, Megson, McAnearney, Kay, Griffin (g), Ellis, Craig, Finney, Fantham. Manager: Harry Catterick.

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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