Game #3075

1969-70

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Division Two

Huddersfield Town

Leeds Road

Attendance: 13,364

Saturday, 16 August 1969

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

Huddersfield Town

2-0

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | None |

Assists(s) | None |

AT A GLANCE

Game #3075

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

MATCH INCIDENTS

Derek Nippard

Villa

None

Huddersfield Town

None

🟨 | 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    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.78 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.31 |

Youngest Player |
CB Neil Rioch | 18.36 |

TEAM NEWS

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

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

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 |

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Lew Chatterley |

THE OPPOSITION

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

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.

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MATCH TIMELINE

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

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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*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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