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Game #2808

Aston Villa

2-2-10, 6 PTS

Lost

21st (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

Saturday, 24 October 1964

Division One

Manchester United

Old Trafford

9-4-2, 22 PTS

Attendance: 35,807

Manchester United

7-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

It was now patently clear that the hasty and ill-thought through appoinment of managerial novice Dick Taylor had been an unmitigated disaster. Although luck, plenty of the bad variety, had hit Villa in 1964, there was little confidence that Taylor was the man to realign Villa on the trajectory Joe Mercer had been taking the club at the start of the decade.

KEY MAN

Dick Taylor, two League wins and ten defeats in his first fourteen division one games, Saturday, 24 October 1964.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 October 1964

🥅 | 17' Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), David Herd
🥅 | 20' Goal, 0-2, (Manchester United), Denis Law
🕒 | HT Manchester United 2-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 51' Goal, 0-3, (Manchester United), Denis Law
🥅 | 56' Goal, 0-4, (Manchester United), John Connelly
🥅 | 63' Goal, 0-5, (Manchester United), Denis Law
🥅 | 77' Goal, 0-6, (Manchester United), David Herd
💥 | 79' Player left field of play injured, Tony Hateley
🥅 | 89' Goal, 0-7, (Manchester United), Denis Law
🕒 | FT Manchester United 7-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

The appointment of Dick Taylor that had proved catastrophic after 15 games reached a new low in game 16 as Villa are humiliated at Old Trafford to make it two wins, two draws and ten defeats in fourteen division one matches this season. Taylor had taken over Villa amidst a run of three League wins in seventeen and had now added his own record of two wins in fourteen.

Aston Villa

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

Manchester United

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1962-63

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 1964-65 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #14 |
Manager Game | #16 |
Saturday, 24 October 1964

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wolverhampton, 1964-1967
Referee: Unknown
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-7
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 16 | 🟩 | 4 🟨 2 🟥 10 | 0.88

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Manchester United

None

TEAM NEWS

Mike Tindall and Phil Woosnam replace Gordon Lee and Bobby Park.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.89 |

Oldest Player |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 31.86 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.09 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Geoff Sidebottom | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dave Pountney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mike Tindall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Johnny MacLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Harry Burrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Ron Wylie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CF Tony Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ❌ |

MANAGER

Matt Busby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Manchester United

GK Pat Dunne | 🇮🇪 |
LB Tony Dunne | 🇮🇪 |
LB Shay Brennan | 🇮🇪 |
CB Bill Foulkes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Pat Crerand | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Maurice Setters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Nobby Stiles | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W George Best | 🇬🇧 |
W John Connelly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF David Herd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
CF Denis Law | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ | ⚽ | ⚽ |

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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United XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 3 |
M Alan Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graham Parker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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