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Game #3162

Monday, 27 December 1971

Attendance: 24,419

Won

Division Three

2nd= (+1)

Swansea City

LWWWW

Vetch Field

Villa make it six wins in seven unbeaten League games to climb to joint second in the table alongside long time leaders Bournemouth, who are beaten at Brighton, and just a point off Notts County, who are held at Wrexham.

Swansea City

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Willie Anderson | 52' | Charlie Aitken | 87' |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

37โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Swansea City), Herbie Williams
HT Swansea City 1-0 Aston Villa
52โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Charlie Aitken, Assist by Willie Anderson
87โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Ray Graydon, Assist by Charlie Aitken
FT Swansea City 1-2 Aston Villa

Cards.
Booking, George Curtis

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa win four successive games for the first time this season to make it fourteen wins, two draws and five defeats in division three so far this campaign. As a result, Villa jump to second in the Division Three table, one point behind leaders Notts County.

Aston Villa

Swansea City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Swansea City

Previous 5 vs. Swansea: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #102 |
Monday, 27 December 1971

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ |

Swansea City

None

Unknown

TEAM NEWS

Geoff Vowden replaces Chico Hamilton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.74 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 32.67 |

Youngest Player |
M Jimmy Brown | 18.24 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
RB Mick Wright |
CB Fred Turnbull |
CB George Curtis |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Willie Anderson |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Jimmy Brown |
W Ray Graydon |
CF Andy Lochhead |
F Geoff Vowden |

Swansea City

Millington, Jones, Screen, Williams A, Williams H (g), Hole (ex), Holme, Thomas, Davies, Gwyther, Beer.

Manager: Roy Bentley.

SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Reported

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*
Tuesday, 28 December 1971