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Game #2668

Aston Villa

9-5-7, 23 PTS

Drew

7th (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Saturday, 16 December 1961

Division One

Everton

Villa Park

11-4-7, 26 PTS

Attendance: 34,939

Aston Villa

1-1

Everton

Assist(s) | Jimmy MacEwan | 28' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa go ahead through a fabulously executed free kick routine that's come straight of the training ground however Everton equalise within a minute and Villa can't find a winner. Unbeaten in 6 however, Villa sit comfortably in 7th.

KEY MAN

Bobby Thomson, second in two games helps Villa extend their unbeaten League run to six games, Saturday, 16 December 1961.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 16 December 1961

⚽ | 28' Goal, 1-0, Bobby Thomson, Assist by Jimmy MacEwan
🥅 | 29' Goal, 1-1, (Everton), Bobby Collins
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Everton
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer’s Villa go six unbeaten in the League with four wins to make it nine wins, five draws and seven defeats in twenty one Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Everton

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1938-39

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #158 |
Saturday, 16 December 1961

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: S. Yates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bristol, -1961
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 155 | 🟩 | 74 🟨 35 🟥 46 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: S. Yates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bristol, -1961
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Everton

🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up for a third consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.70 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 32.76 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.82 |

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

Harry Catterick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Everton

GK Albert Dunlop | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Alex Parker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brian Labone | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jimmy Gabriel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
D George Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Brian Harris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jimmy Fell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
W Billy Bingham | 🇬🇧 |
F Bobby Collins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
CF Roy Vernon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CF Alex Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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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Everton 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

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