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Game #3220

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 January 1973

Won

3rd (-)

DLLWW

Division Two

Attendance: 25,856

Cardiff City

Villa Park

Villa win consecutive League games to remain third in the table but close the gap on leaders Burnley to four points.

Aston Villa

2-0

Cardiff City

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 January 1973

44โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ray Graydon, pen
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Cardiff City
46โ€™ Sub off, Brian Little, Sub on, Chico Hamilton
59โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Bruce Rioch
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Cardiff City

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it twelve wins, ten draws and five defeats in twenty seven League games and rise to third in Division Two following two consecutive wins - they remain however 4 points off leaders Burnley (who have a game in hand) and three points off QPR in the second promotion spot.

Aston Villa

Cardiff City

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1972-73 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #160 |
Saturday, 27 January 1973

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Alf Grey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Great Yarmouth, 1972-1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | DLLWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alf Grey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Great Yarmouth, 1972-1983
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

None

Cardiff City

None

Alf Grey

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.36 |

Oldest Player |
F Geoff Vowden | 31.78 |

Youngest Player |
F Brian Little | 19.19 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
FB John Robson |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Ian Ross |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Jimmy Brown |
W Ray Graydon |
F Alun Evans |
F Geoff Vowden |
F Brian Little |

Cardiff City

Irwin, Dwyer, Bell, Phillips, Murray, Powell, Kellock, McCulloch, Hoy, Vincent (Woodruff), Reece.

Manager: Jimmy Scoular.

SUBSTITUTES

M Chico Hamilton for F Brian Little | 46' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Mick Wright
John Gidman

UNAVAILABLE

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, 29 January 1973