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Game #2989

Saturday, 31 August 1968

Attendance: 18,919

Lost

Division Two

19th= (-5)

Blackpool

DDLWL

Villa Park

Blackpool win at Villa Park for the first time in 15 years as Villa are slow-handclapped by the crowd amid another poor performance. Villa fall back to 19th in the table with little sign of an upturn in fortunes under Tommy Cummings.

Aston Villa

0-1

Blackpool

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

13โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Blackpool), Brown
HT Aston Villa 0-1 Blackpool
74' Sub off, Willie Anderson, Sub on, Brian Greenhalgh
FT Aston Villa 0-1 Blackpool

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Cummings' Villa fail to score for the second time this season and now have just a single win in the last ten games to make it a win, two draws and three defeats in six division two games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Blackpool

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Blackpool: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1968-69 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #51 |
Saturday, 31 August 1968

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tommy Cummings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sunderland, 1967-1968
Referee: Gerrard Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Port Talbot, 1967-1971
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Gerrard Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Port Talbot, 1967-1971
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackpool

None

TEAM NEWS

Willie Anderson and Keith Bradley replace Dave Rudge and Mick Wright.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.16 |

Oldest Player |
F Brian Godfrey | 28.35 |

Youngest Player |
M Willie Anderson | 21.62 |

MANAGER

Tommy Cummings

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK John Dunn |
D Dick Edwards |
D Keith Bradley |
CB Fred Turnbull |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Mike Ferguson |
M Tommy Mitchinson |
M Willie Anderson |
M Bobby Park |
F Brian Godfrey |
F John Woodward |

Blackpool

SUBSTITUTES

F Brian Greenhalgh for M Willie Anderson | 74' |

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

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, 2 September 1968