After two games of the season Villa sit bottom of the second division alongside Birmingham and Portsmouth.
Scorer(s) | None |
Assists(s) | None |
AT A GLANCE
Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #2 |
Manager Game | #26 |
Saturday, 16 August 1969
Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Derek Nippard, Christchurch |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLLWL |
Referee: Derek Nippard
🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded
💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed
💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen
🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance
Starting XI Average Age
| 23.78 |
Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.31 |
Youngest Player |
CB Neil Rioch | 18.36 |
Evan Williams and Neil Rioch replace John Dunn and Barry Hole.
M Lew Chatterley |
ex: Also played for the Villa
s/o: Sent off
s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on
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.
1’ Debut, Evan Williams, Neil Rioch
4’ Goal, 0-1, (Huddersfield Town), Bobby Hoy
31’ Goal, 0-2, (Huddersfield Town), Frank Worthington
HT Huddersfield Town 2-0 Aston Villa
FT Huddersfield Town 2-0 Aston Villa
*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 18 August 1969
“On their showing at Huddersfield, where they were well beaten by a side quicker in thought and action, it is going to be another long hard winter for Aston Villa.”
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