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Game #2667

Aston Villa

9-4-7, 22 PTS

Won

7th (+1)

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

Saturday, 9 December 1961

Division One

Ipswich Town

Villa Park

11-3-7, 25 PTS

Attendance: 33,000

Aston Villa

3-0

Ipswich Town

Assist(s) | Derek Dougan | 30' | 48' | Ron Wylie | 83' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it three wins from three and move to 7th in the table as they partially avenge their undeserved defeat to Ipswich in the League Cup a couple of games before. Once again it's the returning Derek Dougan who inspires Villa to a dominant performance and another well deserved two points.

KEY MAN

Peter McParland, scored a brace to help Villa hammer soon to be champions Ipswich at Villa Park, Saturday, 9 December 1961.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 December 1961

⚽ | 30' Goal, 1-0, Peter McParland, Assist by Derek Dougan
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Ipswich Town
⚽ | 48' Goal, 2-0, Peter McParland, Assist by Derek Dougan
⚽ | 83' Goal, 3-0, Bobby Thomson, Assist by Ron Wylie
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Ipswich Town

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer’s Villa gain speedy revenge over the side that knocked them out of the League Cup the previous month as they hammer Ipswich - a side that, come season end, would win their first League title. As a result Villa make it three successive League wins and a fourth in five matches to make it nine wins, four draws and seven defeats in twenty Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Ipswich Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #157 |
Saturday, 9 December 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Frank Cowen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oldham, -1965
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 154 | 🟩 | 74 🟨 34 🟥 46 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Frank Cowen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oldham, -1965
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up for the first time in thirteen games.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.68 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 32.74 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.80 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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 | 🇬🇧 | 🔥 | 🔥 |

MANAGER

Alf Ramsey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Ipswich Town

GK Roy Bailey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Andy Nelson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D John Compton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Larry Carberry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M John Elsworthy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Billy Baxter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Jimmy Leadbetter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Roy Stephenson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Doug Moran | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Ted Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Ray Crawford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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Ipswich XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
W Harry Burrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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