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Game #3249

Tuesday, 23 October 1973

Attendance: 26,670

Won

Division Two

3rd= (+1)

Crystal Palace

WLWDW

Villa Park

Jimmy Cumbes proves his fallibility once again as his fourth error in two halves of football lead to a third concession but Villa have enough to beat a Palace side who are winless in thirteen to move into third, the final promotion place, after thirteen games.

Aston Villa

2-1

Crystal Palace

Assist(s) | Ray Graydon | 11' |

KEY MAN

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NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

11โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Brian Little, Assist by Ray Graydon
36โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Crystal Palace), Derek Jeffries
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Crystal Palace
62โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Ray Graydon
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Crystal Palace

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa make it five wins, six draws and two defeats in thirteen League games this season. On the back of their three game unbeaten run Villa jump to third in the Second Division (Played 13, Points 16), 3 points behind leaders Middlesbrough (Played 13, Points 19) and just one point off Bristol City in the second promotion spot (Played 13, Points 17).

Aston Villa

Crystal Palace

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Crystal Palace

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #189 |
Tuesday, 23 October 1973

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLWDW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

None

Crystal Palace

None

Unknown

TEAM NEWS

Chico Hamilton and Pat McMahon replace Geoff Vowden and Trevor Hockey.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.10 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 31.50 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 19.80 |

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 Chico Hamilton |
M Pat McMahon
W Ray Graydon |
F Brian Little |
F Alun Evans |

Crystal Palace

Hammond, Mulligan, Taylor T, Jeffries (g), Barry, Blyth, Taylor P, Cooke, Possee, Rogers, Cannon.

Manager: Malcolm Allison.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

F Sammy Morgan |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Bruce Rioch
Trevor Hockey

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*
Wednesday, 24 October 1973