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.
Scorer(s) | None |
Assists(s) | None |
AT A GLANCE
Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #30 |
Saturday, 30 August 1969
Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Malcolm Sinclair, Surrey |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 0-1 |
Last 5 Games | LDLLL |
Referee: Malcolm Sinclair
🟨 | 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
| 24.11 |
Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 27.35 |
Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 18.84 |
Dave Rudge and Brian Tiler replace Dave Simmons and Fred Turnbull.
M Lew Chatterley for CB Brian Tiler | 6' |
Short, Jones, Moody, Spraggon, Gates, Chadwick, Laidlaw, McMordie, Smith, Kear (Downing), Hickton (g).
Manager: Stan Anderson.
ex: Also played for the Villa
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.
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
*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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