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Game #2666

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 December 1961

Won

10th (+1)

WDLWW

Division One

Attendance: 21,000

Leicester City

Filbert Street

Leicester City

0-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Derek Dougan, scored on his return to the side to help Villa to successive wins, Saturday, 2 December 1961.

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Saturday, 2 December 1961

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa make it successive League wins and a third in four matches to make it eight wins, four draws and seven defeats in nineteen Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #156 |
Saturday, 2 December 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | WDLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Derek Dougan replaces Harry Burrows.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.66 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 32.72 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 17.78 |

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

Leicester City

Banks, Chalmers, Appleton, McLintock, Norman, King, Riley, Keyworth, Cheesebrough, McIlmoyle, Mitten. Manager: Matt Gillies.

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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PROGRAMME

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