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Game #3082

Saturday, 5 September 1970

Attendance: 23,602

Won

Division Three

2nd= (+1)

Doncaster Rovers

WDWLW

Villa Park

Villa bounce back from their first third division defeat with a narrow victory over Doncaster despite a poor performance as Andy Lochhead scores his first goal for the club and Villa rise to joint second, one point behind leaders Fulham with five played.

Aston Villa

3-2

Doncaster Rovers

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

5โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Andy Lochhead
36โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Doncaster Rovers), Steve Briggs
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
49โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Pat McMahon
63โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Doncaster Rovers), Archie Irvine
64โ€™ Goal, 3-2, Andy Lochhead
FT Aston Villa 3-2 Doncaster Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa bounce back from their ten man loss as Andy Lochhead finally scores 16 games after joining Villa from Leicester City in February. As a result, Villa make it three wins, a draw and a defeat in five division three games so far this season.

Aston Villa

Doncaster Rovers

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Doncaster: | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1970-71 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #22 |
Saturday, 5 September 1970

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | Ivan Smith, Accrington |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-2 |
Last 5 Games | WDWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ivan Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1970-1976
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

None

Doncaster Rovers

None

TEAM NEWS

Brian Tiler replaces Bruce Rioch.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.48 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 31.36 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 19.86 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK John Dunn |
CB George Curtis |
CB Brian Tiler |
RB Mick Wright |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Lew Chatterley |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Pat McMahon |
M Willie Anderson |
CF Andy Lochhead |
F Brian Godfrey |

Doncaster Rovers

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Jimmy Brown |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Bruce Rioch

UNAVAILABLE

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Pathetic.

"We played badly, let's be frank about it - surely we can't play so poorly again?

โ€œBut I suppose If you play that badly and win, you can't complain.

Mick Wright.


"I was glad to get that over with [Scoring his first goal in his seventeenth game].

"I was so anxious. The ball hung so long in the air I thought it would never drop Into the net.โ€

Andy Lochhead.

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 7 September 1970