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Game #3166

Aston Villa

17-2-6, 36 PTS

Won

1st (+1)

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Saturday, 22 January 1972

Division Three

Barnsley

Villa Park

3-10-12, 16 PTS

Attendance: 30,531

Aston Villa

2-0

Barnsley

Assist(s) | Ray Graydon | 43' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa climb to the top of the third division table on 36 points after 25 games after they beat Barnsley as third placed Bournemouth beat previous leaders Notts County to allow Villa to leap into first place.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 22 January 1972

⚽ | 43’ Goal, 1-0, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Ray Graydon
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Barnsley
⚽ | 57’ Goal, 2-0, Bruce Rioch
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Barnsley

🟨 | Booking, Bruce Rioch, Dissent

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it seven wins in eight and seventeen wins, two draws and six defeats in division three so far this campaign. As a result, Villa leapt into top spot in the table, one point ahead of second placed Bournemouth having scored 50, conceded 22 and accumulated 36 points.

Aston Villa

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

Barnsley

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1911-12

FIXTURE HISTORY

Barnsley

Previous 5 vs. Barnsley: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #106 |
Saturday, 22 January 1972

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Ron Challis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kent, 1968-1981 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 106 | 🟩 | 49 🟨 | 27 🟥 30 | 1.64

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ron Challis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kent, 1968-1981 🆘
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
🆘 Obsession with petty infringements once again impacted the game.
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 15 August 1970, Villa 3-2 Chesterfield, Saltergate.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Barnsley

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Bruce Rioch replaces Harry Gregory.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.07 |

Oldest Player |
CB George Curtis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.74 |

Youngest Player |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 21.24 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB George Curtis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Willie Anderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Geoff Vowden | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Lochhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Johnny Steele | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Barnsley

GK Gerry Stewart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Barry Murphy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Paul Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Eric Winstanley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Brian Raggett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB David Booth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M George Boardman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Les Lea | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Peter Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Frank Sharp | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Jimmy Seal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | F Jimmy Seal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Willie Waddell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Harry Gregory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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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None

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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