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Game #2675

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 January 1962

Won

4th Round

WDLLW

FA Cup 4th Round

Attendance: 38,013

Huddersfield Town

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Alfie Hale, scored on his first appearance of the season to help Villa beat Huddersfield in the FA Cup fourth round, Saturday, 27 January 1962.

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Saturday, 27 January 1962

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa seek and receive respite from their woeful League form - four defeats in five games without a goal - to beat second division Huddersfield in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

Previous 5 vs. Huddersfield: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #33 |
Manager Game | #165 |
Saturday, 27 January 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Huddersfield Town

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer hands Alfie Hale his first appearance of the season in place of Ron Wylie.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.13 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 32.87 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 17.93 |

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 Derek Dougan |
F Jimmy McMorran |
F Alfie Hale |

Huddersfield Town

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

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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