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Game #2890

Aston Villa

13-6-20, 32 PTS

Lost

21st (-4)

Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥

Wednesday, 27 April 1966

Division One

Sheffield Wednesday

Hillsborough

13-7-17, 33 PTS

Attendance: 27,269

Sheffield Wednesday

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa undo all their good work against Burnley 10 days earlier and lose to Wednesday to slump to 21st in the table. The saving grace though is because of their recent non-activity Villa have games in hand on the teams around them.

KEY MAN

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

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 27 April 1966

💥 | 38' Missed Penalty, Tony Hateley
🕒 | HT Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 66' Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield Wednesday), John Fantham
🥅 | 70' Goal, 0-2, (Sheffield Wednesday), John Fantham
🕒 | FT Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Aston Villa

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

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

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1934–35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

Previous 5 vs. Wednesday: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 98 | 🟩 | 38 🟨 15 🟥 45 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Sheffield Wednesday

None

TEAM NEWS

Jimmy MacEwan replaces Tony Scott.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.78 |

Oldest Player |
W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 37.12 |

Youngest Player |
RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.25 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John Sleeuwenhoek | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB 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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Alan Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Sheffield Wednesday

GK Ron Springett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Don Megson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Sam Ellis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Wilf Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LH Gerry Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graham Pugh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M John Quinn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Peter Eustace | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jim McCalliog | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
IF John Fantham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
F Dave Ford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not Recorded

SQUAD STATS

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

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

SQUAD STATS

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

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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None

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

🔴 W Jimmy MacEwan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1959-66 | 🕒 181 (0) | ⚽ 33 | 🔥 46 | 🇺 1 | #470 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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