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Game #3143

Aston Villa

4-1-1, 9 PTS

Won

5th= (-)

Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

Saturday, 18 September 1971

Division Three

Halifax Town

The Shay

3-1-2, 7 PTS

Attendance: 7,462

Halifax Town

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Willie Anderson | 83' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win away for the first time in fourteen games as the wingers combine again to secure a narrow victory for Vic Crowe’s side - although the boss is absent scouting talent - as they remain joint fifth in the table but close the gap to joint leaders Bournemouth and Notts County to two points with a game in hand on the top four.

KEY MAN

Ray Graydon, scored his second in two games as Villa win again, Saturday, 18 September 1971.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 September 1971

🕒 | HT Halifax 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 80’ Sub off, Fred Turnbull, Sub on, Malcolm Beard 🟢
⚽ | 83’ Goal, 1-0, Ray Graydon, Assist by Willie Anderson
🕒 | FT Halifax 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it four wins, one draw and a defeat in division three so far this campaign and consolidate fifth place whilst retaining their game in hand over Plymouth Argyle, Swansea, Notts County and new leaders AFC Bournemouth. Meanwhile, midfielder Malcolm Beard made his Villa debut aged 29 after moving from Birmingham City in July 1971.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Halifax Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Halifax Town

Previous 5 vs. Halifax: 🟥 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #6 |
Manager Game | #83 |
Saturday, 18 September 1971

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Colin Fallon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackpool, 1970-1973
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 83 | 🟩 | 35 🟨 | 25 🟥 23 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Colin Fallon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackpool, 1970-1973
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 19 October 1970, Villa 0-2 Vale, Vale Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Halifax Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Chico Hamilton replaces Harry Gregory.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.15 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Lochhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 30.55 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.90 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Tommy Hughes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brian Tiler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
D Keith Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Willie Anderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Geoff Vowden | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Lochhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Ray Henderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Halifax Town

GK Alex Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Andy Burgin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB John Pickering | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Tony Rhodes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Jeff Lee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bob Wallace | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Lammie Robertson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dave Lennard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dave Verity | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Dave Chadwick | 🇮🇳 |
F Bill Atkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Malcolm Beard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | for CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 80' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Keith Brierley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
M Pat McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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