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Game #2665

Aston Villa

Saturday, 25 November 1961

Won

11th (+7)

LWDLW

Division One

Attendance: 26,606

Manchester City

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Manchester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Harry Burrows, scored his third in two as Villa beat minnows Manchester City, Saturday, 25 November 1961.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 November 1961

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer’s Villa bounce back from their League Cup defeat to win a second League game in three as they see off minnows Manchester City at Villa Park to make it seven wins, four draws and seven defeats in eighteen Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | 🟩 | 🟨 | 🟨 | 🟩 | 🟥 |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #155 |
Saturday, 25 November 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWDLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Manchester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy MacEwan replaces Alan O’Neill.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.36 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 32.70 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 17.76 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
LB Charlie Aitken |
FB Gordon Lee |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Harry Burrows |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Ron Wylie |
F Peter McParland |
F Bobby Thomson |

Manchester City

Trautmann, Betts, Ewing, Sear, Barlow, Kennedy, Oakes, Hannah, Dobing (g), Wagstaffe, Young. Manager: Les McDowall.

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

🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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