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Game #2763

Saturday, 26 October 1963

Attendance: 20,616

Lost

Division One

19th (-1)

Sheffield Wednesday

LLLWL

Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa fail to score for the fourth time in seven and lose for the sixth time over that period to make it five wins, a draw and nine defeats in fifteen League games.

Meanwhile, midfielder Dave Pountney made his Villa debut after joining from Shrewsbury Town earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1963-64 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Match | #15 |
Manager Game | #253 |
Saturday, 26 October 1963

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Joe Mercer |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

All the matches refereed by:

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer hands Dave Pountney his debut in place of Mike Tindall.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.76 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 34.62 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 17.10 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Joe Mercer

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Sims |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
RB Mick Wright |
M Lew Chatterley |
M Vic Crowe |
M Dave Pountney |
W Tommy Ewing |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
W Harry Burrows |
F Phil Woosnam |
CF Tony Hateley |

Sheffield Wednesday

Springett, Megson, Hill, Swan, Quinn, McAnearney, Young, Ellis, Finney, Dobson, Pearson (g). Manager: Vic Buckingham.

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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