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Game #2892

Aston Villa

14-6-21, 34 PTS

Lost

20th (-1)

Monday, 9 May 1966

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

Division One

Manchester United

Old Trafford

18-14-9, 50 PTS

Attendance: 23,205

Manchester United

6-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Tony Hateley | 77' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, safe from relegation, are taken apart by Manchester United at Old Trafford to leave them one place and one point off the drop with one game left to play.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 9 May 1966

🥅 | 12' Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), David Herd
🥅 | 15' Goal, 0-2, (Manchester United), David Sadler
🥅 | Goal, 0-3, (Manchester United), David Herd
🕒 | HT Manchester United 3-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 55' Goal, 0-4, (Manchester United), David Sadler
🥅 | 73' Goal, 0-5, (Manchester United), David Herd
⚽ | 77' Goal, 1-5, Phil Woosnam, Assist by Tony Hateley
🥅 | 83' Goal, 1-6, (Manchester United), Bobby Charlton
🕒 | FT Manchester United 6-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Dick Taylor marks the 100th game in his undistinguished reign of a wildly inconsistent Villa with a six goal hammering at Old Trafford to make it fourteen wins, five draws and twenty two defeats in forty one League matches.

Meanwhile, forward Alan Baker made his final appearance for Villa aged 21 before moving on to Walsall in July 1966. Baker played for Villa between 1960-61 and 1965-66 making 110 appearances and scoring 17 goals.

Aston Villa

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

Manchester United

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1964-65

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

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Season | 1965-66 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #100 |
Monday, 9 May 1966

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wolverhampton, 1964-1967
Referee: Unknown
HT Score:
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-6
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 100 | 🟩 | 39 🟨 15 🟥 46 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Manchester United

None

TEAM NEWS

Keith Bradley replaces Mick Wright.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.42 |

Oldest Player |
F Phil Woosnam | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 33.40 |

Youngest Player |
RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.28 |

MANAGER

Dick Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
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

Matt Busby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Manchester United

GK Harry Gregg | 🇬🇧 |
LB Tony Dunne | 🇮🇪 |
LB Noel Cantwell | 🇮🇪 |
LB Shay Brennan | 🇮🇪 |
CB David Sadler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
M Bobby Charlton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Pat Crerand | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Nobby Stiles | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W John Aston | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Jimmy Ryan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF David Herd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ | ⚽ |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

🔴 F Alan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 1961-66 | 🕒 110 | 109 (1) | ⚽ 17 | 🔥 12 | 🇺 1 | #485 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT