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Game #3052

Aston Villa

3-8-9, 14 PTS

Drew

21st (-)

Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟨

Saturday, 15 November 1969

Division Two

Blackpool

Villa Park

5-5-10, 15 PTS

Attendance: 24,942

Aston Villa

0-0

Blackpool

Assists(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

After 20 games and three wins Villa sit two points off the bottom of the table one point from safety as Watford - also held to a goalless draw - sit bottom. But focus lies elsewhere as the restless fan base take out their ire on Lionel Martin whilst Tommy Docherty blames all and sundry. Meanwhile, behind the scenes turmoil and discipline leave the club looking fractured on and off the pitch.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 15 November 1969

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Fred Mwila
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Blackpool
🔁 | 57’ Sub off, Lionel Martin, Sub on, Dave Rudge
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Blackpool

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Docherty's Villa fail to win for the seventeenth time in twenty League games to make it three wins, eight draws and nine losses in twenty division two games to sit bottom of the table. Meanwhile, Docherty handed a debut to Zambian forward Freddie Mwila, 23, who had joined from Atlanta Chiefs in September alongside debutant from the previous fixture, Emment Kapengwe. The game would proved to be Mwila's sole appearance for Villa.

Aston Villa

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

Blackpool

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1952-53

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackpool

Previous 5 vs. Blackpool: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #45 |
Saturday, 15 November 1969

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tommy Docherty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Glasgow, 1968-1970
Referee: Clive Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Treorchy, 1966–1984
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tommy Docherty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 45 | 🟩 | 15 🟨 | 15 🟥 15 | 1.33

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Clive Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Treorchy, 1966–1984
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 12 April 1969, Villa 1-0 Birmingham, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackpool

None

TEAM NEWS

Fred Mwila (debut) replaces Brian Tiler.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.52 |

Oldest Player |
F Brian Godfrey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 29.56 |

Youngest Player |
GK John Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.37 |

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK John Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Lionel Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Barrie Hole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Emment Kapengwe | 🇿🇲 |
F Brian Godfrey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
F Fred Mwila | 🇿🇲 | 🟢 | 🔴 |

MANAGER

Les Shannon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Blackpool

GK Harry Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Jimmy Armfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John McPhee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Harry Mowbray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M John Craven | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Glyn James | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Alan Suddick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tommy Hutchison | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Micky Burns | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Bob Hatton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Fred Pickering | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Dave Rudge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Lionel Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 57' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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LB Bill Bentley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/12

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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None

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

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

🟢 F Fred Mwila | 🇿🇲 |

FINAL APPEARANCES

🔴 F Fred Mwila | 🇿🇲 | 1969 | 🕒 1 | 1 (0) | ⚽ 0 | 🔥 0 | 🇺 0 | #544 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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