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Game #3175

Aston Villa

23-5-6, 51 PTS

Saturday, 18 March 1972

Aston Villa

0-0

Walsall

Division Three

Walsall

9-12-13, 30 PTS

Villa Park

Attendance: 45,953

Drew

1st (-)

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are held for the second successive game but Bournemouth, Brighton and Notts County are all beaten to leave Vic Crowe’s side two points clear at the top, two ahead of Bournemouth having played a game less, six points ahead of Brighton, and eight ahead of County.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 March 1972

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Walsall
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Walsall

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa draw successive League games for the first time this season and have now failed to beat neighbours Walsall both home and away this season and make it twenty three wins, five draws and six defeats in division three so far this campaign. Despite dropping points for a second consecutive game, Villa's position in the table strengthens as the teams around them lose. Villa, with one defeat in the last twenty games, (played 34, points 51) remained ahead of Bournemouth (played 35, points 49) and their next opponents Brighton and Hove Albion (played 34, points 45).

Aston Villa

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

Walsall

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Walsall

Previous 5 vs. Walsall: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟨

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1971-72 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #115 |
Saturday, 18 March 1972

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Dave Wallace | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Swindon, 1964-1976
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 115 | 🟩 | 55 🟨 | 30 🟥 30 | 1.70

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Dave Wallace | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Swindon, 1964-1976 🆘
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
🆘 Bewildering and frustrating decisions met with jeers
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 27 November 1971, Villa 6-0 Oldham, Boundary Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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🟨 🟨

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TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.49 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Lochhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.05 |

Youngest Player |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 24.55 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mick Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Fred Turnbull | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 |
CB Ian Ross | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Willie Anderson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Pat McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Lochhead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Bill Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Walsall

GK Bob Wesson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Frank Gregg | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Stan Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Stan Bennett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Micky Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Colin Harrison | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Brian Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Geoff Morris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 | 🔁 |
F Bobby Shinton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Chris Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Willie Penman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | W Geoff Morris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (W Colin Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Geoff Vowden | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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