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.
Preston North End
Scorer(s) | None |
Assists(s) | None |
AT A GLANCE
Season | 1969-70 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #37 |
Saturday, 4 October 1969
Manager | Tommy Docherty |
Referee | Peter Walters, Bridgewater |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | LLWDD |
Referee: Peter Walters
Preston North End
🟨 | 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
| 24.61 |
Oldest Player |
F Brian Godfrey | 29.45 |
Youngest Player |
M Dave Rudge | 21.72 |
Alan Deakin replaces Jimmy Brown.
M Chico Hamilton for M Alan Deakin | 51' |
Kelly, Ross, Ritchie, Heppolette, Hawkins, McNab, Wilson, Spavin, Tinsley, Gemmill, Temple.
Manager: Bobby Seith.
ex: Also played for the Villa
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.
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
*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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