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Game #3247

Saturday, 13 October 1973

Attendance: 19,206

Won

Division Two

6th= (+2)

Bolton Wanderers

LLWLW

Burnden Park

Vic Crowe abandons stringing four midfielders across the park, plays three up front instead and promptly secures Villa's first away win of the season to climb to joint sixth, one point off the final promotion place but already four points off leaders Middlesbrough.

Bolton Wanderers

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Bruce Rioch | 37' | Ray Graydon | 49' |

KEY MAN

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

37โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Alun Evans, Assist by Bruce Rioch
HT Bolton Wanderers 0-1 Aston Villa
49โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Alun Evans, Assist by Ray Graydon
75โ€™ Goal, 2-1, (Bolton Wanderers), Whatmore
HT Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Aston Villa

Cards.
Booking, Trevor Hockey, foul.

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa win for the second time in three games to make it four wins, five draws and two defeats in eleven League games this season.

Aston Villa

Bolton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1957-58

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Match-week | #11 |
Manager Game | #187 |
Saturday, 13 October 1973

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | Peter Baldwin, Middlesbrough |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLWLW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Baldwin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cleveland, 1962-1974
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Bolton Wanderers

None

Peter Baldwin

TEAM NEWS

Trevor Hockey, Alun Evans and John Gidman replace John Robson, Geoff Vowden and Sammy Morgan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.57 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 31.47 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 19.77 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Ian Ross |
RB John Gidman |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Jimmy Brown |
M Bruce Rioch |
M Trevor Hockey |
W Ray Graydon |
F Brian Little |
F Alun Evans |

Bolton Wanderers

Siddall, Ritson, McAllister, Rimmer, Jones, Waldron (Whatmore (g)), Darling, Nicholson, Greaves, Lee, Phillips.

Manager: Jimmy Armfield.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

F Geoff Vowden |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

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, 15 October 1973