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Game #2614

Monday, 26 December 1960

Attendance: 43,161

Lost

Division One

6th (-)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

DWDLL

Molineux

Wolves

3-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, without a goal in five after scoring twenty in his previous twenty three, scores a brace at Molineux but an overworked Villa lose again, Monday, 26 December 1960.

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it successive defeats as their fixture congestion begins to bite. Villa had now played five times in the last thirteen days including twice in the last three to make it thirteen wins, ten at home, two draws, both away and nine defeats, seven away, in twenty four games following their return to the top flight.

Aston Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #104 |
Monday, 26 December 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-3 |
Last 5 Games | DWDLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Wolverhampton Wanderers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Fred Potter, Harry Burrows and Jimmy Adam replace Nigel Sims, Bobby Thomson and Jimmy MacEwan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.07 |

Oldest Player |
FB Doug Winton | 31.24 |

Youngest Player |
M Alan Deakin | 19.09 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Fred Potter |
FB Doug Winton |
FB John Neal |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Harry Burrows |
W Jimmy Adam |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Ron Wylie |

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Finlayson, Harris, Showell, Slater, Kirkham, Clamp, Broadbent (ex), Durandt, Murray (g), Deeley, Farmer (g) (g). Manager: Stan Cullis.

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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