Game #3079

1969-70

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Position:

22nd (-)

Division Two

Middlesbrough

Ayresome Park

Attendance: 19,438

Saturday, 30 August 1969

For the first time this season Villa dominate a League match but despite an improved performance they leave Ayresome Park still with one goal and one point in the second division and bottom of the table.

Middlesbrough

1-0

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | None |

Assists(s) | None |

AT A GLANCE

Game #3079

Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #30 |
Saturday, 30 August 1969

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Malcolm Sinclair, Surrey |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDLLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Malcolm Sinclair

MATCH INCIDENTS

Malcolm Sinclair

Villa

None

Middlesbrough

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
| 24.11 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.35 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 18.84 |

TEAM NEWS

Dave Rudge and Brian Tiler replace Dave Simmons and Fred Turnbull.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Evan Williams |
RB Mick Wright |
CB Brian Tiler |
D Dick Edwards |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Mike Ferguson |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Willie Anderson |
M Pat McMahon |
M Dave Rudge |

SUBSTITUTES

M Lew Chatterley for CB Brian Tiler | 6' |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

THE OPPOSITION

Short, Jones, Moody, Spraggon, Gates, Chadwick, Laidlaw, McMordie, Smith, Kear (Downing), Hickton (g).

Manager: Stan Anderson.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Docherty's terrible start to the season continues as Villa fail to score for the third successive game and make it one draw and five losses in six division two games so far this season sat bottom of the table in 22nd place with a single point and 1 goal.

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MATCH TIMELINE

6’ Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough), John Hickton
6’ Sub off, Brian Tiler, Sub on, Lew Chatterley
HT Middlesbrough 1-0 Aston Villa
FT Middlesbrough 1-0 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, 1 September 1969

"Villa are falling into a position which will take a great deal of retrieving."

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