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Game #2658

Aston Villa

5-2-5, 12 PTS

Won

12th (+2)

Monday, 16 October 1961

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

5-2-5, 12 PTS

Attendance: 38,767

Aston Villa

1-0

Sheffield Wednesday

Assist(s) | Vic Crowe | 15' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa overcome a typically thuggish Wednesday to climb to 12th in the table.

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored his second in two to help Villa to a fifth League win in twelve so far this season, Monday, 16 October 1961.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 16 October 1961

⚽ | 15' Goal, 1-0, Peter McParland, Assist by Vic Crowe
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer’s Villa keep up their win one lose one League form to make it five wins, two draws and five defeats in twelve Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1934–35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #148 |
Monday, 16 October 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 145 | 🟩 | 70 🟨 32 🟥 43 | 1.67

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Sheffield Wednesday

None

TEAM NEWS

Alan Baker and Jimmy McMorran replace Vic Crowe and Alan Deakin.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.59 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 32.59 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.65 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
FB John Neal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mike Tindall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Alan Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Harry Burrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Ron Wylie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Peter McParland | 🇬🇧 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Vic Buckingham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Sheffield Wednesday

GK Ron Springett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Don Megson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Peter Swan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Peter Johnson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Robin Hardy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tony Kay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Alan Finney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Colin Dobson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Johnny Fantham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Billy Griffin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Bobby Craig | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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Wednesday XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injured | 1 |
F Derek Dougan | 🇬🇧 |

UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT