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Game #2687

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 April 1962

Won

8th (-)

WWLWW

Division One

Attendance: 24,690

Bolton Wanderers

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Bolton Wanderers

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Bobby Thomson, scored his third in two as Villa win for a seventh time in ten League games under Joe Mercer, Saturday, 7 April 1962.

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Saturday, 7 April 1962

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa extend their League winning form to seven in the last ten as they make it successive wins, scoring eight goals, to record sixteen wins, seven draws and thirteen defeats in thirty six Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

Bolton Wanderers

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1957-58

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Bolton: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #177 |
Saturday, 7 April 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Bolton Wanderers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Charlie Aitken replaces John Neal.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.65 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Sims | 30.68 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | 17.80 |

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

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

Bolton Wanderers

Hopkinson, Threlfall, Rimmer, Hartle, Farrimond, Pilkington, Edwards, McGarry, Birch, Hill, Davies. Manager: Bill Ridding.

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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 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:

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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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