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Game #2749

Saturday, 31 August 1963

Attendance: 21,522

Lost

Division One

17th (-3)

Blackburn Rovers

LDWLL

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Blackburn Rovers

Assist(s) | None

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ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa make it one win and two defeats in the first three League games of the season as Villa are beaten for the second successive home match.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1927โ€“28

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1963-64 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #239 |
Saturday, 31 August 1963

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Blackburn Rovers

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe and Ron Wylie replace Charlie Aitken and Bobby Thomson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.56 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Sims | 32.08 |

Youngest Player |
F Alan Baker | 19.20 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
FB Cammie Fraser |
FB Gordon Lee |
M Vic Crowe |
M Alan Deakin |
W Harry Burrows |
F Ron Wylie |
F Alan Baker |
F Phil Woosnam |
CF Tony Hateley |

Blackburn Rovers

Else, Newton, Bray, England, Ferguson (ex) (g), McGrath, Clayton, Harrison, Pickering, McEvoy (g), Douglas. Manager: Jack Marshall.

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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