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Game #2671

Aston Villa

Saturday, 6 January 1962

Won

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FA Cup 3rd Round

Attendance: 45,147

Crystal Palace

Villa Park

Villa leave it late but beat a lively Palace side who were definitely "up for the cup". Harry Burrows, back to fitness, was again Villa's saviour.

Aston Villa

4-3

Crystal Palace

Assist(s) | Peter McParland | 10' | Harry Burrows | 23' | Charlie Aitken | 52' |

KEY MAN

Harry Burrows, scored a brace as Villa struggle past third division Palace, Saturday, 6 January 1962.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 January 1962

โšฝ | 10' Goal, 1-0, Harry Burrows, Assist by Peter McParland
๐Ÿฅ… | 16' Goal, 1-1, (Crystal Palace), Johnny Byrne
๐Ÿฅ… | 17' Goal, 1-2, (Crystal Palace), Uphill
โšฝ | 23' Goal, 2-2, Peter McParland, Assist by Harry Burrows
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 2-2 Crystal Palace
๐Ÿฅ… | 49' Goal, 2-3, (Crystal Palace), Johnny Byrne
โšฝ | 52' Goal, 3-3, Derek Dougan, Assist by Charlie Aitken
โšฝ | 89' Goal, 4-3, Harry Burrows
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 4-3 Crystal Palace

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa narrowly beat third division Palace in a seven goal thriller at Villa Park to progress to the third round of the FA Cup in difficult form.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Crystal Palace

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Crystal Palace

Previous 5 vs. Palace: ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #29 |
Manager Game | #161 |
Saturday, 6 January 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Leo Callaghan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Merthyr Tydfil, 1954-1971
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-3
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 161 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 76 ๐ŸŸจ 36 ๐ŸŸฅ 49 | 1.64

Career Form:

Top 6

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Leo Callaghan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Merthyr Tydfil, 1954-1971
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

Leo Callaghan

CARDS

Villa

None

Crystal Palace

None

TEAM NEWS

Despite successive defeats, Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up for the FA Cup tie against division three side Palace.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.67 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Sims | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 30.43 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 17.87 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Arthur Rowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
FB Gordon Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Alan Deakin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Harry Burrows | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
F Ron Wylie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Bobby Thomson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Derek Dougan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ |
F Peter McParland | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |

Crystal Palace

GK Vic Rouse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
D Terry Long | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brian Wood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
WH George Petchey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IF Dennis Uphill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IF Roy Summersby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IF Johnny McNichol | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
IF Ron Heckman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
IF John Cartwright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Ronnie Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Johnny Byrne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

Palace XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

None

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

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