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Game #2658

Aston Villa

Monday, 16 October 1961

Won

16th (+1)

LWLWW

Division One

Attendance: 38,767

Sheffield Wednesday

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Sheffield Wednesday

Assist(s) | Not recorded

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

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™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

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | LWLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

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 |

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 |
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 |

Sheffield Wednesday

Springett, Johnson, Megson, Swan, Hardy, Kay, Griffin, Craig, Finney, Dobson, Fantham. Manager: Vic Buckingham.

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:

โ€‹

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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PROGRAMME

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