Game #3086

1969-70

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Position:

22nd (-)

Division Two

Preston North End

Villa Park

Attendance: 25,421

Saturday, 4 October 1969

Villa deliver a second successive goalless draw but are now unbeaten in three League games for the first time this season as they remain bottom of the second division under Tommy Docherty with six points from twelve games. Villa have failed to score in eight of those games.

Aston Villa

0-0

Preston North End

Scorer(s) | None |

Assists(s) | None |

AT A GLANCE

Game #3086

Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #37 |
Saturday, 4 October 1969

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Peter Walters, Bridgewater |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLWDD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Walters

MATCH INCIDENTS

Peter Walters

Villa

None

Preston North End

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
| 24.61 |

Oldest Player |
F Brian Godfrey | 29.45 |

Youngest Player |
M Dave Rudge | 21.72 |

TEAM NEWS

Alan Deakin replaces Jimmy Brown.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Tommy Docherty

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

GK Evan Williams |
RB Mick Wright |
D Keith Bradley |
D Dick Edwards |
M Alan Deakin |
M Lionel Martin |
M Lew Chatterley |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Dave Rudge |
M Willie Anderson |
F Brian Godfrey |

SUBSTITUTES

M Chico Hamilton for M Alan Deakin | 51' |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

THE OPPOSITION

Kelly, Ross, Ritchie, Heppolette, Hawkins, McNab, Wilson, Spavin, Tinsley, Gemmill, Temple.

Manager: Bobby Seith.

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 fail to win for the eleventh time in twelve League games to make it one win, four draws and seven losses in twelve division two games so far this season. Meanwhile, Alan Deakin, making his first league appearance for 10 months, made his final appearance for Villa aged 27 before moving on to Walsall later this month. Alan played for Villa between 1959-60 and 1969-70 making 270 appearances and scoring 9 goals.

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MATCH TIMELINE

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End
51’ Sub off, Alan Deakin, Sub on, Chico Hamilton
FT Aston Villa 0-0 Preston North End

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 6 October 1969

“Villa looked like they were unable to string more than three positive passes together.”

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