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Game #3166

Saturday, 22 January 1972

Attendance: 30,531

Won

Division Three

1st (+1)

Barnsley

WWLWW

Villa Park

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.

Aston Villa

2-0

Barnsley

Assist(s) | None |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

43โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Andy Lochhead
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Barnsley
57โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Bruce Rioch
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Barnsley

Cards.
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

Barnsley

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1911-12

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Barnsley: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

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

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Ron Challis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1968-1981
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ron Challis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1968-1981
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Barnsley

๐ŸŸจ

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

MANAGER

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 |
CF Andy Lochhead |
F Geoff Vowden |

Barnsley

Stewart, Murphy, Booth, Turner, Winstanley, Raggett, Sharp, Boardman, Seal (Waddell), Lea, Martin.

Manager: Johnny Steele.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Harry Gregory |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

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, 24 January 1972