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Game #2783

Aston Villa

10-8-15, 28 PTS

Friday, 28 February 1964

Lost

16th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division One

Everton

Attendance: 50,092

Goodison Park

16-8-8, 40 PTS

Everton

4-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Phil Woosnam | 6' |

MATCH SUMMARY

A truly shocking performance from the officials and disgraceful behaviour from Everton on pitch, on the line and on the sidelines, sends Villa crashing to an underserved and highly controversial defeat.

KEY MAN

George Graham, scored but Villa lose for the first time in five, Friday, 28 February 1964.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Friday, 28 February 1964

โšฝ | 6' Goal, 1-0, Harry Burrows, Assist by Phil Woosnam
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 30' Player injured on field of play, Geoff Sidebottom
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Ron Wylie kicked in stomach, ripping shirt in half, forced to leave field by referee Hollan
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Referee Hollan checks Kay's studs after his challenge on Wylie
๐ŸŸจ | 32' Referee Hollan books Ron Wylie
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Referee Hollan stretchered off pitch injured after an accidental 'challenge' from an Everton player
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Linesman H Burns takes over as referee
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Geoff Sidebottom collapses on field of play
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Player leaves field of play injured, Geoff Sidebottom
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Villa reduced to 10-men, John Sleeuwenhoek takes over in goal
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 32' Everton Chief Coach Ron Lewin takes over as linesman
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Play delayed for 6 minutes
๐ŸŸจ | 'Referee' Burns books Sleeuwenhoek for disputing a free kick awarded to Everton
๐ŸŸจ | 'Referee' Burns books George Graham
๐Ÿฅ… | 44' Goal, 1-1, (Everton), Dennis Stevens
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 44' Villa dispute the clearly offside goal for which Everton Chief Coach Ron Lewin had failed to flag
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 44' Everton Chief Coach Ron Lewin replaced by qualified linesman J D Jones
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Everton 1-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Villa win a free kick, place the ball, Roy Vernon kicks the ball into touch
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 'Referee' Burns fails to sanction Vernon
๐Ÿฅ… | 55' Goal, 1-2, (Everton), Roy Vernon
๐Ÿฅ… | 67' Goal, 1-3, (Everton), Alex Young
๐Ÿฅ… | 71' Goal, 1-4, (Everton), Alex Scott
โšฝ | 75' Goal, 2-4, George Graham
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 75' Player injured on field of play, George Graham
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Everton 4-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Joe Mercer's Villa lose for the first time in five but now have just one win in seven to make it ten wins, eight draws and fifteen defeats in thirty three League games under Mercer.

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

Everton

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1962-63

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

Previous 5 vs. Everton: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1963-64 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #273 |
Friday, 28 February 1964

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Joe Mercer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1958-1964
Referee: Bill Hollan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Chesterfield, 1963-1967 ๐Ÿ†˜
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 2-4
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 270 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 118 ๐ŸŸจ 58 ๐ŸŸฅ 94 | 1.53

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Bill Hollan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Chesterfield, 1963-1967 ๐Ÿ†˜
Replacement Referee: H Burns | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ Where to start? The original referee Hollan had already lost control allowing increasingly violent Everton challenges to go unpunished which eventually led to both Sidebottom and Wylie having to leave the field of play. Sidebottom permanently with concussion from an Everton challenge meaning Villa were reduced to 10-men with John Sleeuwenhoek playing as emergency โ€˜keeper. You could explain that away as just bad luck but more questionable officiating was around the corner. Hollan booked Wylie after he had suffered a studs up challenge to the chest by Evertonโ€™s Kay. Hollan himself would then leave the field which raised hopes of some normality returning but it was not to be. Hollan's replacement, one of his linesmen, H Burns, proceeded to book two more Villa players for dissent at his decisions before awarding an offside goal to Everton after his own replacement on the line failed to raise his flag. That linesman was a member of the Everton coaching staff, chief coach Ron Lewin. Unsurprisingly the Villa protests were long and vigorous leading to Lewin being replaced by an actual linesman. The damage was, however, already done. Burns then failed to sanction dissent from Vernon despite penalising Villa for the same offence in the first period and to make matters worse awarded that player a soft penalty in the 55th minute, after emergency 'keeper Sleeuwenhoek was deemed to have fouled Vernon who scored from the spot. Before the end of the game both George Graham and Charlie Aitken were on the pitch but injured after more Everton challenges went unpunished. And we havenโ€™t even mentioned the fog that descended on the pitch in the second half.
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Everton

None

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Lee and Jimmy MacEwan replace Mick Wright and Kenny Fencott.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.71 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 34.96 |

Youngest Player |
F George Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 19.26 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โŒ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿš‘ |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
FB Gordon Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alan Deakin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mike Tindall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Harry Burrows | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Jimmy MacEwan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F George Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿš‘ |
F Phil Woosnam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Ron Wylie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |

MANAGER

Harry Catterick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Everton

GK Gordon West | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brian Labone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Mick Meagan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Sandy Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Jimmy Gabriel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Tony Kay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Derek Temple | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Alex Scott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Roy Vernon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Alex Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Dennis Stevens | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions permitted in period

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Permitted in Period

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SQUAD STATS

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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

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SQUAD STATS

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Everton 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 : 10/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CF Tony Hateley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

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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

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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