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Game #2649

Aston Villa

Saturday, 9 September 1961

Lost

11th (-7)

WDWWL

Division One

Attendance: 32,000

West Ham United

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-4

West Ham United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored his second in two but Villa lose to West Ham, Saturday, 9 September 1961.

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Saturday, 9 September 1961

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa, fresh from winning the inaugural League Cup, return to League action but lose at home to West Ham to make it two wins, one draw and two defeats in five Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

West Ham United

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #139 |
Saturday, 9 September 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 2-4 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

West Ham United

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Alan Baker replaces Bobby Thomson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.62 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 32.49 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | 17.23 |

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom |
FB John Neal |
FB Gordon Lee |
CB Jimmy Dugdale |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
W Harry Burrows |
F Alan Baker |
F Peter McParland |
F Alan Oโ€™Neill |

West Ham United

Leslie, Moore, Bond, Kirkup, Brown, Crawford, Sealey (g), Hurst, Scott (ex) (g), Dick (g) (g), Woosnam (ex). Manager: Ron Greenwood.

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 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 Halfโ€จ

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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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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