Game #2641

1960-61

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Position:

10th (-1)

Division One

Arsenal

Highbury

Attendance: 23,048

Saturday, 15 October 1960

Arsenal

2-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Jimmy MacEwan |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #2641

Season | 1960-61 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #89 |
Saturday, 15 October 1960

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LLWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

MATCH INCIDENTS

Villa

Arsenal

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.86 |

Oldest Player |
M Pat Saward | 32.18 |

Youngest Player |
CB Terry Morrall | 21.91 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter McParland replaces Harry Burrows.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Nigel Sims |
FB Doug Winton |
FB John Neal |
CB Terry Morrall |
M Vic Crowe |
M Pat Saward |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Peter McParland |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Gerry Hitchens |
F Ron Wylie |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

THE OPPOSITION

Kelsey, Docherty, Wills, McCullough, Snedden, Barnwell, Clapton, Henderson, Herd (g), Strong (g), Groves. Manager: George Swindin.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa return to League action at Highbury and lose on the road for the fifth time in six and are defeated for the third time in the last four League games to make it six wins, all at home, a draw and six defeats, five away, in thirteen games following their return to the top flight.

Meanwhile, centre back Terry Morrall made his final appearance for Villa aged 21 before moving on to Shrewsbury Town in May 1961. Morrall played for Villa in 1959-60 and 1960-61 making nine appearances.

Jimmy MacEwan, scored but Villa lose for the fifth time in six away games this season, Saturday, 15 October 1960.

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MATCH TIMELINE

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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