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Game #3267

Aston Villa

Lost

5th Round

Saturday, 16 February 1974

Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥

FA Cup

Burnley

Turf Moor

Attendance: 29.301

Burnley

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose in the fifth round of the FA Cup at Turf Moor in front of 8,000 travelling Villa fans as they are narrowly beaten by first division Burnley.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 16 February 1974

🥅 | 8’ Goal, 0-1, (Burnley), Paul Fletcher
🕒 | HT Burnley 1-0 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Burnley 1-0 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Chris Nicholl, Late tackle
🟨 | Booking, John Gidman, Late tackle

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa fall to first division Burnley in the FA Cup third round as Bruce Rioch made his final appearance for Villa aged 26 before moving on to Derby County for a fee of £200,000 later this month. Rioch played for Villa between 1969-70 and 1973-74 making 178 appearances and scoring 37 goals.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Burnley

League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1959-60

FIXTURE HISTORY

Burnley

Previous 5 vs. Burnley: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

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Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #32 |
Manager Game | #207 |
Saturday, 16 February 1974

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Pat Partridge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Middlesbrough, 1966-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 207 | 🟩 | 93 🟨 | 58 🟥 56 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Pat Partridge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Middlesbrough, 1966-1981
Matches Officiated: 10
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 2
🟥 : 4
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 2 September 1972, Villa 1-1 Brighton, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Burnley

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Pat McMahon replaces Jimmy Brown.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.60 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.82 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.12 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 | 🟨 |
CB Ian Ross | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Chico Hamilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔴 |
M Pat McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Sammy Morgan | 🇬🇧 |
F Alun Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Jimmy Adamson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Burnley

GK Alan Stevenson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Keith Newton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Colin Waldron | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Jim Thomson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Geoff Nulty | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Doug Collins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Leighton James | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Martin Dobson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Peter Noble | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Ray Hankin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Fletcher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Doug Collins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Billy Ingham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Trevor Hockey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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None

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

🔴 M Bruce Rioch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 1969-74 | 🕒 178 | 173 (5) | ⚽ 37 | 🔥 23 | 🇺 4 | #536 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"It will all be forgotten next week regardless of how well we played here. “No one ever remembers the losers In the Cup. "We know we were a good team because we were second In the table until the beginning of November. ”But since then things have gone wrong for us.” Vic Crowe.

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