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Game #2846

Saturday, 21 August 1965

Attendance: 15,575

Lost

Division One

20th (-4)

Sheffield United

DWDWL

Bramall Lane

Villa lose at Bramall Lane on the opening day of the 1965-66 campaign under Dick Taylor.

Sheffield United

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

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MATCH TIMELINE

HT Sheffield United 0-0 Aston Villa
65โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield United), Birchenhall
FT Sheffield United 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's Villa open the season with a defeat and end a run of eight unbeaten from 1964-65.

Aston Villa

Sheffield United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #54 |
Saturday, 21 August 1965

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Dick Taylor |
Referee | Frank Cowan, Oldham |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWDWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Frank Cowan

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield United

Frank Cowan

TEAM NEWS

Lew Chatterley is named as Villa's first ever 'substitute'. For 1965-66 teams could name a โ€œtwelfth manโ€ who could be used to replace an injured player with the first twelfth man position going to Chatterley.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.15 |

Oldest Player |
F Phil Woosnam | 32.68 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 18.92 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Dick Taylor

Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers |
RB Mick Wright |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Bobby Park |
M Alan Deakin |
M Dave Pountney |
M Mike Tindall |
W Johnny MacLeod |
F Alan Baker |
F Phil Woosnam |
CF Tony Hateley |

Sheffield United

Hodgkinson, Matthewson, Munks, Mallender, Shaw J, Badger, Wagstaff, Kettleborough, Birchenall (g), Reece, Jones.

Manager: John Harris.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Lew Chatterley |

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 23 August 1965