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Game #3207

Aston Villa

Saturday, 28 October 1972

Drew

2nd= (+1)

LLDWD

Division Two

Attendance: 30,345

Middlesbrough

Villa Park

Villa move into joint second place with QPR, two points behind leaders Burnley, despite being held at home by Boro as they cannot break down another ultra defensive visitor to Villa Park.

Aston Villa

1-1

Middlesbrough

Assist(s) | Chris Nicholl | 11' |

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 28 October 1972

11โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Geoff Vowden, Assist by Chris Nicholl
37โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Middlesbrough), Armstrong
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Middlesbrough
FT Aston Villa 1-1 Middlesbrough

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it eight wins, four draws and three defeats in fifteen League games and sit third in Division Two (Played 15, Points 20), two points off leaders Burnley (Played 15, Points 22).

Aston Villa

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

Previous 5 vs. Middlesbrough: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1972-73 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Match | #15 |
Manager Game | #147 |
Saturday, 28 October 1972

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | John Homewood, Sunbury-on-Thames |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLDWD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Homewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Surrey, 1966-1979
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Middlesbrough

None

John Homewood

TEAM NEWS

Chris Nicholl and Brian Little replace Neil Rioch and Ray Graydon.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.49 |

Oldest Player |
F Geoff Vowden | 31.53 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 18.81 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
RB John Gidman |
CB Fred Turnbull |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Ian Ross |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Willie Anderson |
F Geoff Vowden |
F Alun Evans |
F Brian Little |

Middlesbrough

Platt, Jones, Spraggon, Boam, Gates, Armstrong (g), Stiles, Hickton, Mills, Craggs, Maddren.

Manager: Stan Anderson.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CF Andy Lochhead |

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, 30 October 1972