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Game #2689

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 April 1962

Won

6th (+2)

LWWLW

Division One

Attendance: 24,184

Leicester City

Villa Park

Aston Villa

8-3

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Bobby Thomson, scored a hat-trick as Villa hammer Leicester, Saturday, 21 April 1962.

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Saturday, 21 April 1962

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercerโ€™s Villa extend their League winning form to eight in the last twelve as they humiliate Leicester at Villa Park with an eight goal hammering - matching their result against the Filbert Street side in January 1932. As a result, Villa make it seventeen wins, seven draws and fourteen defeats in thirty eight Division One games this season.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1961-62 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Match | #38 |
Manager Game | #179 |
Saturday, 21 April 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 8-3 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names the same line up for a third consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.69 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Sims | 30.72 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | 17.84 |

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 |

Leicester City

Banks, Chalmers, Appleton, McLintock, Norman, King, Wills, Riley (g), Keyworth, Cheesebrough, Walsh (g) (g). Manager: Matt Gillies.

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 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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