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Game #2972

Saturday, 16 March 1968

Attendance: 14,361

Lost

Division Two

14th= (-)

Blackpool

LDWLL

Bloomfield Road

Villa's difficult run continues as they lose for the fifth time in seven games to fall back to joint fourteenth in the second division table, eight points off the relegation places and thirteen off the promotion spots.

Blackpool

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

1’ Debut, Dick Edwards
HT Blackpool 0-0 Aston Villa
72’ Sub off, Peter Broadbent, Sub on, Bobby Park
84’ Goal, 0-1, (Blackpool), Milne
FT Blackpool 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Cummings' Villa lose for the fifth time in seven to make it thirteen wins, three draws and fifteen defeats in thirty one League games so far this season.

Meanwhile, defender Dick Edwards made his Villa debut aged 25 after moving from Mansfield Town for a fee of £30,000 earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Blackpool

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackpool

Previous 5 vs. Blackpool: | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟩 | 🟩 |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1967-68 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #34 |
Saturday, 16 March 1968

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tommy Cummings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sunderland, 1967-1968
Referee: Ron Barker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Crewe, 1967-1971
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ron Barker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Crewe, 1967-1971
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackpool

None

Ron Barker

TEAM NEWS

Charlie Aitken, Peter Broadbent, Brian Greenhalgh and Dick Edwards (debut) replace Mick Wright, Bobby Park, Dave Rudge and John Woodward.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.28 |

Oldest Player |
F Peter Broadbent | 34.86 |

Youngest Player |
F Brian Greenhalgh | 21.08 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Tommy Cummings

Aston Villa

GK John Dunn |
D Keith Bradley |
D Dick Edwards |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Alan Deakin |
M Lew Chatterley |
M Willie Anderson |
M Tommy Mitchinson |
F Brian Godfrey |
F Peter Broadbent |
F Brian Greenhalgh |

Blackpool

Taylor, Armfield, Mowbray, Milne (g), Alcock, McPhee, Green, Craven, White, Oates (Ingram), Skirton.

Manager: Stan Mortensen.

SUBSTITUTES

M Bobby Park for F Peter Broadbent | 72' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | 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, 18 March 1968