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Game #3197

Saturday, 16 September 1972

Attendance: 30,865

Won

Division Two

1st= (+1)

Swindon Town

WDWWW

Villa Park

Villa record their fifth League win in eight to climb back to the summit of the second division as the partnership of Lochhead and Evans continues to show promise. Villa share top spot with Wednesday who have played a game more.

Aston Villa

2-1

Swindon Town

Assist(s) | Bruce Rioch | 69' |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

36โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Swindon Town), Don Rogers
HT Aston Villa 0-1 Swindon Town
46โ€™ Sub off, Willie Anderson, Sub on, Alun Evans
65โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Alun Evans
69โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Andy Lochhead, Assist by Bruce Rioch
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Swindon Town

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it five wins, one draw and a defeat in the League so far this season and seven games into their comeback season in Division Two, Villa sat joint first alongside Sheffield Wednesday having played a game less.

Aston Villa

Swindon Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1968-69

FIXTURE HISTORY

Swindon Town

Previous 5 vs. Swindon: | - | - | - | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1972-73 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Match | #7 |
Manager Game | #137 |
Saturday, 16 September 1972

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | Robert Raby, Leeds |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Bob Raby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds, 1970-1974
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Swindon Town

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Bob Raby

TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.81 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Lochhead | 31.55 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 18.70 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
RB John Gidman |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Ian Ross |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Pat McMahon |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Willie Anderson |
W Ray Graydon |
F Geoff Vowden |
CF Andy Lochhead |

Swindon Town

Downsborough, Thomas, Trollope, Butler (Bunkell), Burrows, Potter, Peplow, Hubbard, Treacy, Noble, Rogers (g).

Manager: Dave Mackay.

SUBSTITUTES

F Alun Evans for M Willie Anderson | 46' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Mick Wright

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, 18 September 1972