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Game #2982

Aston Villa

15-7-19, 37 PTS

Lost

13th= (-2)

Saturday, 4 May 1968

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

Division Two

Bristol City

Villa Park

13-10-18, 36 PTS

Attendance: 15,301

Aston Villa

2-4

Bristol City

Assist(s) | Tommy Mitchinson | 3' | Dave Rudge | 12' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the first time in five but have just one win in seven under Tommy Cummings as the local media once brand the performance as "pathetic".

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 4 May 1968

⚽ | 3’ Goal, 1-0, Brian Godfrey, Assist by Tommy Mitchinson
🥅 | 9’ Goal, 1-1, (Bristol City), Jantzen Derrick
⚽ | 12’ Goal, 2-1, Lew Chatterley, Assist by Dave Rudge
🥅 | 19’ Goal, 2-2, (Bristol City), Chris Crowe
🥅 | 20’ Goal, 2-3, (Bristol City), Chris Garland
🕔 | HT Aston Villa 2-3 Bristol City
🥅 | 54’ Goal, 2-4, (Bristol City), Terry Bush
🕔 | FT Aston Villa 2-4 Bristol City

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Cummings' Villa lose for the first time in four to make it fifteen wins, seven draws and nineteen defeats in forty one League games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Bristol City

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bristol City

Previous 5 vs. Bristol City: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

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Season | 1967-68 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #44 |
Saturday, 4 May 1968

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tommy Cummings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sunderland, 1967-1968
Referee: Harold Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oldham, -1968
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 2-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 2-4
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tommy Cummings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 44 | 🟩 | 16 🟨 7 🟥 21 | 1.25

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Harold Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oldham, 1965-1968
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 25 February 1967, Villa 2-0 Leeds, Elland Road.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Bristol City

None

TEAM NEWS

Dave Rudge and Charlie Aitken replace Mick Wright and Johnny MacLeod.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.16 |

Oldest Player |
GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 28.14 |

Youngest Player |
M Dave Rudge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.30 |

MANAGER

Tommy Cummings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Colin Withers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Dick Edwards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Willie Anderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tommy Mitchinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Alan Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dave Rudge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Brian Greenhalgh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Godfrey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Alan Dicks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Bristol City

GK Barry Watling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Trevor Jacobs | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Geoff Merrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Alec Briggs | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RH Ken Wimshurst | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CH Jack Connor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jantzen Derrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W Danny Bartley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
IF Johnny Quigley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
IF Chris Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Chris Garland | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | F Chris Garland | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF Terry Bush | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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RB Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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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Injury | 2 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Johnny MacLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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