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Game #2727

Saturday, 16 March 1963

Attendance: 46,680

Won

Division One

Unknown

Birmingham City

LWWLW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

4-0

Birmingham City

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Harry Burrows, scored for the first time in three to make it eighteen goals in twenty seven games, Saturday, 16 March 1963.

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa, having played five games in three months play their fourth in ten days as they hammer neighbours Birmingham to make it two defeats in sixteen and twelve wins, seven draws and seven defeats in twenty six division one games so far in 1962-63.

Aston Villa

Birmingham City

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Birmingham City: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1962-63 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #217 |
Saturday, 16 March 1963

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-0 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Birmingham City

TEAM NEWS

John Sleeuwenhoek, Alan Baker and Tommy Ewing replace Ron Wylie, Mike Tindall and Jimmy MacEwan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.94 |

Oldest Player |
M Vic Crowe | 31.14 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | 18.74 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom |
FB Cammie Fraser |
LB Charlie Aitken |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Harry Burrows |
W Tommy Ewing |
F Phil Woosnam |
F Bobby Thomson
F Alan Baker |

Birmingham City

Schofield, Lynn (ex), Hennessey, Green, Beard (ex), Smith, Hellawell, Auld, Leek, Stubbs, Harris. Manager: Gil Merrick.

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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