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Game #3032

Wednesday, 13 August 1969

Attendance: 10,510

Won

League Cup 1st Round

1st Round

Chester

DWLLW

Sealand Road

Villa narrowly beat fourth division side Chester in the first round of the League Cup in a bad tempered match on the pitch and on the terraces as Tommy Docherty had to appeal for calm from the visiting fans.

Chester

1-2

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | Chico Hamilton | 16' | Willie Anderson | 55' |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

16โ€™ Goal, Pat McMahon, Assist by Chico Hamilton
HT Chester 0-1 Aston Villa
55โ€™ Goal, Chico Hamilton, Assist by Willie Anderson
75โ€™ Goal, 2-1, (Chester), Billy Dearden
FT Chester 1-2 Aston Villa

Cards.
Booking, Dick Edwards, Foul
Booking, Bruce Rioch, Encroaching

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Docherty's Villa beat fourth division Chester in the League Cup first round as Neil Rioch made his first appearance in the Villa squad aged 18 after arriving from Luton Town in July 1969 alongside his elder brother Bruce for a fee of ยฃ10,000.

Aston Villa

Chester

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Chester: | - | - | - | - | - |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #2 |
Manager Game | #25 |
Wednesday, 13 August 1969

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Tommy Docherty | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 1968-1970
Referee: David Laing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 1965-1973
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWLLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Laing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 1965-1973
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Chester

None

TEAM NEWS

Pat McMahon replaces Dave Rudge.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.47 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.30 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 18.80 |

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK John Dunn |
RB Mick Wright |
D Dick Edwards |
CB Brian Tiler |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Barry Hole |
M Mike Ferguson |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Willie Anderson |
M Pat McMahon |

Chester

Carling, Bradbury, Sear, Ashworth, Turner, Cheetham, Dearden (g), Sutton (Webber), Chapman, Brodie, Provan.

Manager: Ken Roberts.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CB Neil Rioch |

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

โ€œWe think our supporters are the greatest in the world, but If they do any damage here they will damage the name of Aston Villa.โ€

Tommy Docherty.

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Thursday, 14 August 1969