top of page

Game #2720

Aston Villa

Saturday, 12 January 1963

Won

Semi Final

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

League Cup

Sunderland

Attendance: 32,237

Roker Park

Sunderland

1-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Harry Burrows | 25' | 88' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Having had five matches abandoned or cancelled since they last played (22 December 1962 Villa v Manchester City, abandoned after 48 minutes due to fog; 26 December 1962 Villa v Liverpool, Called off due to frozen pitch; 29 December 1962 Liverpool v Villa, Called off due to frozen pitch; 5 January 1963 Bristol City v Villa, Called off due to snow; 12 January 1963 Blackpool v Villa, Called off due to snow), Villa face Sunderland at Roker Park in frozen conditions as they compete their much delayed League Cup Semi Final first leg. Villa, in difficult conditions, win through but not before Sunderland suffer losing their goalkeeper to injury ahead of Derek Dougan putting Villa 3-1 up ahead of the second leg.

KEY MAN

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2021-22 Matchweek 38.jpg

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission.

MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 January 1963

โšฝ | 25' Goal, 1-0, Vic Crowe, Assist by Harry Burrows
โšฝ | 44' Goal, 2-0, Bobby Thomson
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Sunderland 0-2 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 60' Goal, 2-1, (Sunderland), Dominic Sharkey
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 72' Player leaves field of play with injury (Sunderland), Jimmy Montgomery
โšฝ | 88' Goal, 3-1, Derek Dougan, Assist by Harry Burrows
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Sunderland 1-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa play for the first time in a month as they continue their superb form to take a commanding lead in the League Cup semi final at Roker Park setting Villa up in pole position for their second League Cup Final in three seasons after winning the inaugural competition in 1960-61. As a result Villa are now nine unbeaten with five wins and have lost just twice in their last seventeen.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1936-37

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

Previous 5 vs. Sunderland: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Villa.gif
2509-2.png

Season | 1962-63 |
Matchday | #27 |
Manager Game | #210 |
Saturday, 12 January 1963

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Arthur Jobling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Morecambe, 1958-1963
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 207 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 101 ๐ŸŸจ 44 ๐ŸŸฅ 62 | 1.68

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Arthur Jobling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Morecambe, 1958-1963
Matches Officiated: 5
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 19 Nov 1960, Villa 2-1 Fulham, Villa Park
Cards: None

TEAM NEWS

Alan Baker replaces Phil Woosnam.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.04 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 33.83 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 18.57 |

MANAGER

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

Villa.gif

Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Cammie Fraser | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Alan Deakin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Harry Burrows | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Jimmy MacEwan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Derek Dougan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ |
F Bobby Thomson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
F Alan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Alan Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

2509-2.png

Sunderland

GK Jimmy Montgomery | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โŒ |
RB Colin Nelson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Charles Hurley | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Jim McNab | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Len Ashurst | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stan Anderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jimmy Davison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W George Mulhall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Amby Fogarty | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
F Johnny Crossan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CF Nick Sharkey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

Villa.gif

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Permitted in Period

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

Villa.gif

Villa XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

2509-2.png

Sunderland XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 9/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

2509-2.png

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Cup Tied | 1 |
F Phil Woosnam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

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

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT