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Game #3257

Saturday, 22 December 1973

Attendance: 20,825

Drew

Division Two

13th= (-1)

Notts County

DLLLD

Villa Park

Villa secure their first point in four games as the returning Bruce Rioch and Ray Graydon combine, albeit unconvincingly, to put Villa ahead before County equalise from the spot to leave Villa 13th, five points off the final promotion place and twelve points off the leaders.

Aston Villa

1-1

Notts County

Assist(s) | Ray Graydon | 77' |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Notts County
67โ€™ Sub off, Jimmy Brown, Sub on, Ray Graydon
77โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Bruce Rioch
82โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Notts County, pen), Kevin Randall
FT Aston Villa 1-1 Notts County

Cards.
Booking, Trevor Hockey, Persistent fouling

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa, stop a run of three losses to make it seven wins, eight draws and six defeats in twenty one League games this season. Meanwhile, Charlie Aitken marked his 555th appearance for Villa and 479th league appearance by receiving a trophy from Mrs Billie Walker, widow of the late Villa player, and previous record holder, Billy Walker.

Aston Villa

Notts County

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1893-94

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Notts County: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #197 |
Saturday, 22 December 1973

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | David Smith, Gloucestershire |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | DLLLD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stonehouse, 1959-1974 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Notts County

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Neil Rioch replaces Pat McMahon.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.33 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 31.67 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 19.96 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

MANAGER

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
CB Chris Nicholl |
CB Ian Ross |
CB Neil Rioch |
RB John Gidman |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Jimmy Brown |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Trevor Hockey |
M Bruce Rioch |
F Brian Little |

Notts County

Brown, Brindley, Worthington, Masson, Needham, McVey, Nixon, Randall (g), Bradd, Probert, Mann.

Manager: Jimmy Sirrel.

SUBSTITUTES

W Ray Graydon for M Jimmy Brown | 67' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

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, 24 December 1973