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Game #3159

Aston Villa

11-2-5, 24 PTS

Saturday, 27 November 1971

Won

3rd= (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Division Three

Oldham Athletic

Attendance: 12,015

Boundary Park

7-3-8, 17 PTS

Oldham Athletic

0-6

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ray Graydon | 7' | 19' | Bruce Rioch | 11' | 56' | 63' | Chico Hamilton | 51' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa hammer Oldham with the returning Bruce Rioch in the ascendancy as Andy Lochhead hits Villaโ€™s first hat-trick since Tony Hateley hit four against Spurs in March 1966. As a result Villa climb back to joint third in the table with Swansea, two points behind Notts County and are now just three behind leaders Bournemouth.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 November 1971

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Jim Cumbes
โšฝ | 7โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Ray Graydon
โšฝ | 11โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Willie Anderson, Assist by Bruce Rioch
โšฝ | 19โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Bruce Rioch, Assist by Ray Graydon
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Oldham Athletic 0-3 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 51โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Bruce Rioch, Assist by Chico Hamilton
โšฝ | 56โ€™ Goal, 5-0, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Bruce Rioch
๐ŸŸจ | 60โ€™ Booking, Mick Wright
โšฝ | 63โ€™ Goal, 6-0, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Bruce Rioch
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Bruce Rioch, Sub on, Geoff Vowden
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Oldham Athletic 0-6 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa record their biggest win of the season and Villa's biggest win since April 1962 when Villa beat Leicester 8-3 and Villa's biggest win away from home since January 1932 when Villa hit the same scoreline against the same opposition. As a result Villa make it eleven wins, two draws and five defeats in division three so far this campaign.

Andy Lochheadโ€™s hat-trick was Villaโ€™s first in 5 and a half years since Tony Hateleyโ€™s four goal haul against Spurs at White Hart Lane in March 1966.

Goalkeeper Jim Cumbes made his Villa debut aged 27 after moving from West Bromwich Albion in October 1971 for a fee of ยฃ35,000.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Oldham Athletic

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Oldham Athletic

Previous 5 vs. Oldham: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #18 |
Manager Game | #99 |
Saturday, 27 November 1971

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Dave Wallace | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Swindon, 1964-1976
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 6-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 99 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 43 ๐ŸŸจ | 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 29 | 1.58

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Dave Wallace | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Swindon, 1964-1976
Matches Officiated: 3
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 1 May 1971, Villa 3-4 Wrexham, Villa Park
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Oldham Athletic

None

TEAM NEWS

Jim Cumbes makes his debut in place of Tommy Hughes whilst Mick Wright, Bruce Rioch and Jimmy Brown replace Keith Bradley, Dave Gibson and Geoff Vowden.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.79 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.59 |

Youngest Player |
M Jimmy Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 18.16 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
RB Mick Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Fred Turnbull | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB George Curtis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Chico Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Willie Anderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Bruce Rioch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Jimmy Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Ray Graydon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Andy Lochhead | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Jimmy Frizzell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Oldham Athletic

GK Harry Dowd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Ian Wood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Dick Mulvaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Maurice Whittle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alan McNeill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Jim Bowie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Paul Clements | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tommy Bryceland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Keith Bebbington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Andy Sweeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F David Shaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | F Geoff Vowden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Bruce Rioch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 82' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Colin Garwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
M Pat McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

๐ŸŸข GK Jim Cumbes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT