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Game #2718

Saturday, 8 December 1962

Attendance: 36,773

Drew

Division One

5th= (+1)

Leicester City

WDWWD

Filbert Street

Leicester City

3-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Harry Burrows, scored his fifteenth goal in nineteen games as Villa go seven unbeaten, Saturday, 8 December 1962.

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it seven unbeaten and now have just two defeats in their last fifteen games but are held to a draw despite scoring three away at Filbert Street to make it ten wins, five draws and six defeats in twenty one division one games so far in 1962-63.

Aston Villa

Leicester City

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1962-63 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #208 |
Saturday, 8 December 1962

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 3-3 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Leicester City

All the matches

TEAM NEWS

Phil Woosnam replaces Alan Baker.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.99 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 33.74 |

Youngest Player |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 18.79 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom |
FB Cammie Fraser |
LB Charlie Aitken |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Harry Burrows |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Derek Dougan |
F Bobby Thomson |
F Phil Woosnam |

Leicester City

Banks, Chalmers, Appleton, McLintock, Norman, King, Stringfellow (g), Wiley, Walsh, Keyworth, Gibson (ex) (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 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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