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Game #2970

Saturday, 2 March 1968

Attendance: 14,886

Won

Division Two

12th= (+3)

Millwall

LLLDW

Villa Park

Villa win for the first time in five as they beat seventh placed Millwall to climb to joint twelfth, ten points clear of the relegation places and eleven off the final promotion place.

Aston Villa

3-1

Millwall

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

20โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Millwall), Conlan
29โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Willie Anderson, pen
42โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Willie Anderson
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Millwall
46โ€™ Goal, 3-1, Tommy Mitchinson
FT Aston Villa 3-1 Millwall

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Cummings' Villa win for the first time in five to make it thirteen wins, three draws and thirteen defeats in twenty nine League games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Millwall

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Millwall

Previous 5 vs. Millwall: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1967-68 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #32 |
Saturday, 2 March 1968

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Tommy Cummings |
Referee | Geoffrey Roper, Stowmarket |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLLDW

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Geoffrey Roper

CARDS

Villa

None

Millwall

None

Geoffrey Roper

TEAM NEWS

Dave Rudge replaces Dave Roberts.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 22.98 |

Oldest Player |
F Brian Godfrey | 27.85 |

Youngest Player |
M Dave Rudge | 20.13 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Tommy Cummings

Aston Villa

GK John Dunn |
D Keith Bradley |
RB Mick Wright |
M Alan Deakin |
M Lew Chatterley |
M Willie Anderson |
M Tommy Mitchinson |
M Bobby Park |
M Dave Rudge |
F Brian Godfrey |
F John Woodward |

Millwall

Leslie, Gilchrist, Cripps, Jones, Kitchener, Burnett, Possee, Weller, Conlan (g), Jacks, Neil.

Manager: Benny Fenton.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

LB Charlie Aitken |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Peter Broadbent

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 4 March 1968