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Game #3227

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 March 1973

Drew

4th= (+1)

LLLWD

Division Two

Attendance: 9,776

Middlesbrough

Ayresome Park

Villa are held by a late goal at Ayresome Park but climb to 4th in the table, nine points off QPR in second place and twelve behind leaders Burnley.

Middlesbrough

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

Pat McMahon, second goal in two games earns Villa a draw at Ayresome Park, Saturday, 24 March 1973.

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Saturday, 24 March 1973

HT Middlesbrough 0-0 Aston Villa
47โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Pat McMahon
86โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Middlesbrough), Hickton
FT Middlesbrough 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it fourteen wins, twelve draws and eight defeats in thirty four League games. Meanwhile, John Hickton became the first substitute to score against Villa.

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: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1972-73 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #167 |
Saturday, 24 March 1973

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: John Thacker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Lincoln, 1962-1973
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLLWD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Thacker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Lincoln, 1962-1973 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Middlesbrough

None

John Thacker

TEAM NEWS

Bruce Rioch replaces Ray Graydon.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.70 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Lochhead | 32.06 |

Youngest Player |
LB Bobby McDonald | 17.96 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
LB Bobby McDonald |
FB John Robson |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Fred Turnbull |
M Pat McMahon |
M Bruce Rioch
M Jimmy Brown |
F Alun Evans |
F Geoff Vowden |
CF Andy Lochhead |

Middlesbrough

Platt, Spraggon, Boam, Gates, Armstrong, Brine, Souness, Stiles, Foggo, Smith (Hickton (g)), Craggs.

Manager: Harold Shepherdson.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Chico Hamilton |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Mick Wright
John Gidman
Ian Ross
Ray Graydon

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, 26 March 1973