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Game #2876

Aston Villa

10-3-12, 23 PTS

Lost

14th (-)

Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

Saturday, 29 January 1966

Division One

Sheffield United

Villa Park

11-8-8, 30 PTS

Attendance: 15,318

Aston Villa

0-2

Sheffield United

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are never in the game against a workmanlike Sheffield United side as the guile and intelligence of Phil Woosnam is sorely missed. Villa remain 14th.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 January 1966

🥅 | 25' Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield United), Gil Reece
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Sheffield United
🥅 | 69' Goal, 0-2, (Sheffield United), Gil Reece
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Sheffield United

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's Villa lose for the third time in four to make it ten wins, two draws and thirteen defeats in twenty five League matches.

Aston Villa

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

Sheffield United

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1924–25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #84 |
Saturday, 29 January 1965

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wolverhampton, 1964-1967
Referee: Arthur Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ormskirk, 1963-1977
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 84 | 🟩 | 35 🟨 12 🟥 37 | 1.39

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Arthur Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ormskirk, 1963-1977
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Sheffield United

None

TEAM NEWS

Alan Baker and Barry Stobart replace Phil Woosnam and Johnny MacLeod.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.97 |

Oldest Player |
F Willie Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 27.97 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.36 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dave Pountney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graham Parker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Willie Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Alan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Barry Stobart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Tony Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

John Harris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Sheffield United

GK Alan Hodgkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Len Badger | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Reg Matthewson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Ken Mallender | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Joe Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tony Wagstaff | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tom Fenoughty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Barry Wagstaff | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Birchenall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Gil Reece | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
W Alan Woodward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CB David Munks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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