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Game #2890

Wednesday, 27 April 1966

Attendance: 27,269

Lost

Division One

17th (-)

Sheffield Wednesday

LDLWL

Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

Jimmy MacEwan, final appearance as Villa lose again under Dick Taylor, Wednesday, 27 April 1966.

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ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's wildly inconsistent Villa lose for the eleventh time in eighteen games to make it thirteen wins, five draws and twenty one defeats in thirty nine League matches. Meanwhile, winger Jimmy MacEwan made his final appearance for Villa aged 37 before moving on to Walsall in August 1966. MacEwan played for Villa between 1959-60 and 1965-66 making 181 appearances and scoring 32 goals.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #39 |
Manager Game | #98 |
Wednesday, 27 April 1966

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Dick Taylor |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | LDLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

CARDS

Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy MacEwan replaces Tony Scott.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.78 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 37.12 |

Youngest Player |
D Keith Bradley | 20.25 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek |
D Keith Bradley |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Dave Pountney |
M Alan Deakin |
W Johnny MacLeod |
W Jimmy MacEwan |
F Willie Hamilton |
F Phil Woosnam |
CF Tony Hateley |

Sheffield Wednesday

Springett, Megson, Smith, Ellis, Pugh, Quinn, Eustace, McCalliog, Young, Ford, Fantham (g) (g) (g). Manager: Alan Brown.

SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

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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