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Game #3075

Aston Villa

7-13-21, 27 PTS

Wednesday, 8 April 1970

Won

22nd (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division Two

Middlesbrough

Attendance: 22,805

Villa Park

19-10-12, 48 PTS

Aston Villa

2-0

Middlesbrough

Assists(s) | Brian Tiler | 24' | 64' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa do their part in beating third placed Boro to keep their quest for safety alive but once again Villa suffer with a poor refereeing performance as Vernon Batty refuses a penalty for a clear handling offence early in the second half. Such was the annoyance of Brian Godfrey that he hurled his fists in anger, missing the official as his team mates ushered him away. That incident however just delayed Villaโ€™s second goal which came on 64โ€™ as Godfrey channeled his anger to secure Villa a second win in four under Vic Crowe. As a result Villa lose the game to safety to two points with Charlton losing and Preston yet to play.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 8 April 1970

โšฝ | 24โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Willie Anderson, Assist by Brian Tiler
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough
โšฝ | 64โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Brian Godfrey, Assist by Brian Tiler
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Middlesbrough

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it one defeat in the last four games with two wins and a draw to keep their survival hopes alive to the final day of the season. Villa have now recorded three wins, four draws and eight defeats in Crowe's fifteen games in charge. As a result Villa make it seven wins, thirteen draws and twenty one defeats in forty one division two matches this season scoring 26 goals and conceding 62. Villa needed to win their final game and Preston North End (two games) and Charlton (one game) lose theirs for Villa to stay up on goal average.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Middlesbrough

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

Previous 5 vs. Middlesbrough: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #15 |
Wednesday, 8 April 1970

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Vernon Batty | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cheshire, 1962-1973
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 15 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 3 ๐ŸŸจ | 4 ๐ŸŸฅ 8 | 0.87

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Vernon Batty | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cheshire, 1962-1973 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 8
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 5
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 9 August 1969, Villa 0-1 Norwich, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Middlesbrough

None

TEAM NEWS

Brian Godfrey replaces the hapless Andy Lochhead - without a goal since his February move from Leicester.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.94 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 30.95 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.45 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK John Dunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Mick Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brian Tiler | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB George Curtis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Bruce Rioch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Willie Anderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Lew Chatterley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Pat McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Chico Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Brian Godfrey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Stan Anderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Middlesbrough

GK Willie Whigham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
FB Gordon Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Alex Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bill Gates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Brian Myton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Joe Laidlaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Eric McMordie | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M George Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Derrick Downing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Hickton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Hugh McIlmoyle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Jimmy Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F David Mills | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

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 Halfโ€จ

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:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT