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Game #3152

Aston Villa

8-1-4, 17 PTS

Won

3rd= (+1)

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

Wednesday, 20 October 1971

Division Three

Tranmere Rovers

Villa Park

2-6-5, 10 PTS

Attendance: 24,231

Aston Villa

2-0

Tranmere Rovers

Assist(s) | Willie Anderson | 84' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from successive, though unlucky, third division defeats to beat Tranmere at Villa Park and climb back to joint third, two points off leaders Bournemouth.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 20 October 1971

⚽ | 39’ Goal, 1-0, Bruce Rioch
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Tranmere Rovers
⚽ | 84’ Goal, 2-0, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Willie Anderson
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Tranmere Rovers

🟨 | Booking, George Curtis

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa record their first league victory in three games and climb to third in Division Three, two points off leaders AFC Bournemouth as they make it eight wins, one draw and four defeats in division three so far this campaign.

Aston Villa

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

Tranmere Rovers

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tranmere Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Tranmere: 🟩 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #92 |
Wednesday, 20 October 1971

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Ted Jolly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Manchester, 1970-1975 🆘
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 92 | 🟩 | 40 🟨 | 26 🟥 26 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ted Jolly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Manchester, 1970-1975 🆘
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 1
🆘 "Almost spoiled" the match with his "decisions or non-decisions."
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Tranmere Rovers

🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.90 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.48 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.98 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Jackie Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Tranmere Rovers

GK Dickie Johnson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Ray Mathias | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Dave Moorcroft | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Trevor Storton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Alan King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Trevor Storton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Syd Farrimond | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alex Russell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
F Ken Beamish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Paul Crossley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Coyne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Subsitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Lionel Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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LH Eric Brodie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

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

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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