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Game #3033

Saturday, 16 August 1969

Attendance: 13,364

Lost

Division Two

20th=

Huddersfield Town

WLLWL

Leeds Road

After two games of the season Villa sit bottom of the second division alongside Birmingham and Portsmouth.

Huddersfield Town

2-0

Aston Villa

Assists(s) | None |

KEY MAN

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NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

1โ€™ Debut, Evan Williams, Neil Rioch
4โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Huddersfield Town), Bobby Hoy
31โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Huddersfield Town), Frank Worthington
HT Huddersfield Town 2-0 Aston Villa
FT Huddersfield Town 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Docherty's Villa make it two losses in two games, meanwhile Neil Rioch made his Villa debut aged 19 after moving from Luton Town in July 1969 and goalkeeper Evan Williams made his debut for Villa aged 26 having joined on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier this month.

Aston Villa

Huddersfield Town

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

Previous 5 vs. Huddersfield: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #26 |
Saturday, 16 August 1969

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Derek Nippard, Christchurch |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLLWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Derek Nippard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Christchurch, 1967-1978
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

None

Huddersfield Town

None

Derek Nippard

TEAM NEWS

Evan Williams and Neil Rioch replace John Dunn and Barry Hole.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.78 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.31 |

Youngest Player |
CB Neil Rioch | 18.36 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty

Aston Villa

GK Evan Williams |
RB Mick Wright |
D Dick Edwards |
CB Neil Rioch
CB Brian Tiler |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Mike Ferguson |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Willie Anderson |
M Pat McMahon |

Huddersfield Town

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Lew Chatterley |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

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, 18 August 1969