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Game #2628

Saturday, 11 March 1961

Attendance: 41,645

Drew

Division One

7th (-)

Birmingham City

LWLDD

St Andrew's

Birmingham City

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gerry Hitchens, scored to earn Villa a second successive draw and make it thirty four goals in forty three matches, Saturday, 11 March 1961.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa draw for the second successive game to make it thirteen wins, ten at home, seven draws and eleven defeats, eight away, in thirty one games following their return to the top flight.

Aston Villa

Birmingham City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Birmingham City

Previous 5 vs. Birmingham City: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #118 |
Saturday, 11 March 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWLDD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Birmingham City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Lee replaces Doug Winton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.76 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 31.99 |

Youngest Player |
M Alan Deakin | 19.30 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom |
FB John Neal |
FB Gordon Lee |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Peter McParland |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Ron Wylie |

Birmingham City

Withers (ex), Sissons, Farmer, Neal, Watts, Bloomfield, Smith, Astall, Taylor, Singer (g), Harris. Manager: Gil Merrick.

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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