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Game #2891

Aston Villa

14-6-20, 34 PTS

Saturday, 30 April 1966

Aston Villa

3-0

Arsenal

Division One

Arsenal

11-13-16, 35 PTS

Villa Park

Attendance: 19,039

Won

19th (+2)

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

Assist(s) | Willie Hamilton | 37' | Alan Baker | 52' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa beat Arsenal with consummate ease to secure their first division safety as Northampton complete their season of 42 games with defeat at Blackpool and 33 points. Villa sit on 34 with two left to play.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 30 April 1966

⚽ | 9' Goal, 1-0, Tony Hateley
💥 | 29' Player left field of play injured, Mick Wright
🔁 | 32' Sub off, Mick Wright, Sub on, Keith Bradley
⚽ | 37' Goal, 2-0, Tony Hateley, Assist by Willie Hamilton
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Arsenal
⚽ | 52' Goal, 3-0, Phil Woosnam, Assist by Alan Baker
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Arsenal

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor's wildly inconsistent Villa clinch a crucial victory as they fight relegation to make it fourteen wins, five draws and twenty one defeats in forty League matches.

Aston Villa

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

Arsenal

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1952–53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #99 |
Saturday, 30 April 1966

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wolverhampton, 1964-1967
Referee: Colin Cooke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, -1966
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 99 | 🟩 | 39 🟨 15 🟥 45 | 1.33

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Colin Cooke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, 1966
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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None

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TEAM NEWS

Mick Wright and Alan Baker replace Keith Bradley and Jimmy MacEwan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.34 |

Oldest Player |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 33.38 |

Youngest Player |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.61 |

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 Alan Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Johnny MacLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Willie Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Alan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Tony Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Billy Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Arsenal

GK Jim Furnell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Peter Simpson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Peter Storey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CH Terry Neill | 🇬🇧 |
M David Court | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jon Sammels | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tom Walley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Alan Skirton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W George Armstrong | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Radford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F George Eastham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F David Jenkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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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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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT