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Game #3062

Aston Villa

4-11-11, 19 PTS

Drew

22nd (-)

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨

Saturday, 7 February 1970

Division Two

Cardiff City

Villa Park

14-8-8, 36 PTS

Attendance: 27,000

Aston Villa

1-1

Cardiff City

Assists(s) | Mick Wright | 87' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa record a second successive draw to accumulate two points from two games under Vic Crowe and equal the tally achieved by Tommy Docherty in his previous six games in charge. Villa's point comes against promotion chasing and second placed Cardiff. Scarcely believably however a horribly confused fan base submit a “Bring back Docherty” petition and sing the former manager’s name in Villa’s highest League attendance for over three months whilst ignoring new boss Vic Crowe. Quite why a failure of such epic proportions as Docherty’s 26 game run would prompt demands for a repeat is never adequately explained, for Docherty, already in employment with Porto, he starts his reign with defeat. Villa remain bottom of the table, three points off safety with a game in hand over Watford and Preston.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 February 1970

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Cardiff City
🥅 | 56’ Goal, 0-1, (Cardiff City), Brian Clark
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Chico Hamilton, Sub on, Pat McMahon
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 1-1, Bruce Rioch, Assist by Mick Wright
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Cardiff City

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa secure a second successive draw to make it make it four wins, eleven draws and thirteen defeats in twenty eight division two matches and remain bottom of the table, three points adrift of safety.

Aston Villa

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

Cardiff City

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #28 |
Manager Game | #2 |
Saturday, 7 February 1970

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Norman Burtenshaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Great Yarmouth, 1962-1973
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 2 | 🟩 | 0 🟨 | 2 🟥 0 | 1.00

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Norman Burtenshaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Great Yarmouth, 1962-1973
Matches Officiated: 8
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 5
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 24 August 1968, Villa 0-2 Blackburn, Ewood Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

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Cardiff City

None

TEAM NEWS

Chico Hamilton replaces Dave Rudge.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.37 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 30.78 |

Youngest Player |
M Jimmy Brown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 18.60 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK John Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CB Brian Tiler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB George Curtis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Willie Anderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Lew Chatterley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Barrie Hole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
F Brian Godfrey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

MANAGER

Jimmy Scoular | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Cardiff City

GK Fred Davies | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB David Carver | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Don Murray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
D Gary Bell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LH Brian Harris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mel Sutton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bobby Woodruff | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Les Lea | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
F Peter King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Clark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F John Toshack | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Pat McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | for M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 66' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | W Les Lea | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (W Ronnie Bird | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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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None

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

"The Aston Villa supporter Is the greatest. "The Holte End is as good as Liverpool's famous Kop and given a little success it would be better. "All those people turning out on a day that was cold and wet... I could cry for them. “Anything at all we can do we will do. “Aston Villa is not just a club, it's a way of life for those people on the terraces - it is those people on the terraces. "That roar that came when we equalised. It was a roar of relief. A release of pent-up frustration "I believe this attendance means that the fans are supporting what we decided to do. “This is the proof that the club is greater than one man." Chairman Herbert Douglas Ellis says all the right things. “It was not a good match but then you don't expect it in these circumstances. "I'd send them out in claret and blue jock straps if I thought it would do any good [after Crowe reverted to old style Villa shirts for the game]. “The players are looking for things like this [John Phillips’ error as a lob into the area bounce, hit his shoulder and fell into the path of Cardiff goalscorer Clark]. “Last week it was a broken leg, this week a soft goal. They’ll be wondering if the stand is going to fall down next.” Vic Crowe.

MATCH REPORT

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