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Game #2681

Saturday, 3 March 1962

Attendance: 23,896

Lost

Division One

9th (-)

Sheffield Wednesday

WWDWL

Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday

3-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa lose their six game unbeaten run as they lose heavily to Wednesday to make it twelve wins, seven draws and twelve defeats in thirty one Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #171 |
Saturday, 3 March 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-3 |
Last 5 Games | WWDWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Ewing and Derek Dougan replace Harry Burrows and Alfie Hale.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.80 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 32.97 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 18.03 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
LB Charlie Aitken |
FB Gordon Lee |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Tommy Ewing |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Jimmy McMorran |
F Derek Dougan |

Sheffield Wednesday

Springett, Johnson, Megson, Swan, Hardy, Young, Kay, Wilkinson, Finney, Dobson, Fantham. Manager: Vic Buckingham.

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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PROGRAMME

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