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Game #2891

Saturday, 30 April 1966

Attendance: 19,039

Won

Division One

15th (+2)

Arsenal

DLWLW

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

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

Arsenal

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1952โ€“53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Dick Taylor |
Referee | Colin Cooke, Lancashire |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-0 |
Last 5 Games | DLWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Colin Cooke

CARDS

Villa

Arsenal

Colin Cooke

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

MANAGER

Dick Taylor

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 |

Arsenal

Furnell, Simpson, Walley, Storey, Court, Sammels, Armstrong, Neill, Skirton, Radford, Eastham. Manager: Billy Wright.

SUBSTITUTES

D Keith Bradley for RB Mick Wright | 29' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

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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