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Game #2782

Aston Villa

10-8-14, 28 PTS

Won

15th (+2)

Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩

Saturday, 22 February 1964

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

Villa Park

12-8-11, 32 PTS

Attendance: 27,633

Aston Villa

1-0

West Brom

Assist(s) | Harry Burrows | 81' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa leave it late but beat Albion to climb to 15th place in the table. Villa win despite Joe Mercer bizarrely equips his team with basketball boots for the first half. The tactic doesn't work.

KEY MAN

Phil Woosnam, scored to earn Villa a first win in six under Joe Mercer, Saturday, 22 February 1964.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 22 February 1964

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 West Bromwich Albion
⚽ | 81' Goal, 1-0, Phil Woosnam, Assist by Harry Burrows
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa win for the first time in six and keep a clean sheet for the first time in ten to make it ten wins, eight draws and fourteen defeats in thirty two League games.

Meanwhile, forward Kenny Fencott made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Lincoln City in June 1964.

Fencott played for Villa between 1961-62 and 1963-64 making 6 appearances.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1960-61

West Bromwich Albion

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1953-54

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

Previous 5 vs. Albion: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1963-64 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #272 |
Saturday, 22 February 1964

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Unknown
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 269 | 🟩 | 118 🟨 58 🟥 93 | 1.53

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

West Bromwich Albion

None

TEAM NEWS

Joe Mercer names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.24 |

Oldest Player |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 31.19 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.42 |

MANAGER

Joe Mercer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mike Tindall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Harry Burrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Ken Fencott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔴 |
F George Graham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Ron Wylie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Jimmy Hagan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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West Bromwich Albion

GK Ray Potter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Don Howe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Graham Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CH Stan Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Simpson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Brian Macready | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gerry Howshall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Clive Clark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Ken Foggo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Tony Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF John Kaye | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

SQUAD STATS

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Villa XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

SQUAD STATS

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Albion XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CF Tony Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


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

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

🔴 F Ken Fencott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 1961-64 | 🕒 5 | ⚽ 0 | 🔥 0 | #491 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT