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Game #3147

Saturday, 2 October 1971

Attendance: 20,428

Won

Division Three

1st= (-)

Bristol Rovers

WLWWW

Eastville Stadium

Villa record their third successive away victory and after 10 games they sit top of the third division, level on points with Bournemouth but ahead on goal average and two points ahead of the chasing pack.

Bristol Rovers

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

48โ€™ Missed penalty (Bristol Rovers), Sandy Allan
HT Bristol Rovers 0-0 Aston Villa
75โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Willie Anderson
FT Bristol Rovers 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it seven wins, one draw and two defeats in division three so far this campaign.

Aston Villa

Bristol Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bristol Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Bristol Rovers: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #10 |
Manager Game | #87 |
Saturday, 2 October 1971

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | John Wrennall, Chorley |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Wrennall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Chorley, 1971-1979 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Bristol Rovers

None

John Wrennall

TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe names the same line up for the third successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.93 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 32.43 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 20.93 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Tommy Hughes |
LB Charlie Aitken |
CB George Curtis |
D Keith Bradley |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Willie Anderson |
M Malcolm Beard |
M Bruce Rioch |
W Ray Graydon |
CF Andy Lochhead |
F Geoff Vowden |

Bristol Rovers

Sheppard, Roberts, Parsons, Godfrey, Taylor, Prince, Stephens (Green), Jones W, Allan, Jones B, Jarman.

Manager: Bill Dodgin.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Jimmy Brown |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Pat McMahon
Brian Tiler
Fred Turnbull

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

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

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 4 October 1971