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Game #2675

Aston Villa

Won

4th Round

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩

Saturday, 27 January 1962

FA Cup

Huddersfield Town

Villa Park

Attendance: 38,013

Aston Villa

2-1

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Jimmy McMorran | 16' | Derek Dougan | 87' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa return to winning ways as Pat Saward returns to Villa Park with a hero's welcome.

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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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 January 1962

⚽ | 16' Goal, 1-0, Alfie Hale, Assist by Jimmy McMorran
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Huddersfield Town
🥅 | 69' Goal, 1-1, (Huddersfield Town), Kevin McHale
⚽ | 87' Goal, 2-1, Vic Crowe, Assist by Derek Dougan
🟨 | 88' Booking, Vic Crowe, Foul
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Huddersfield Town

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer’s Villa leave it late to beat second division Huddersfield in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Aston Villa

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

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

Previous 5 vs. Huddersfield: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Jack Kelly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chorley, -1962
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 162 | 🟩 | 76 🟨 36 🟥 50 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jack Kelly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chorley, -1962
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Huddersfield Town

None

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

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 Harry Burrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Derek Dougan | 🇬🇧 | 🔥 |
F Jimmy McMorran | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Alfie Hale | 🇮🇪 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Eddie Boot | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Huddersfield Town

GK Ray Wood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Dennis Atkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Pat Saward (ex) | 🇮🇪 |
CB John Coddington | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Ray Wilson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Peter Dinsdale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Kevin McHale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Michael O'Grady | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Jim Kerray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Derek Stokes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Les Massie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

SQUAD STATS

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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