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Game #3274

Aston Villa

Monday, 1 April 1974

Won

9th= (-)

LWWWW

Division Two

Attendance: 22,094

Sheffield Wednesday

Hillsborough

Brian Little and Pat McMahon steal the headlines but the often maligned Jimmy Cumbes steals the show as a fine show of goalkeeping keeps Wednesday at bay to allow Villa to record their third successive away win, their fourth win in a row and their fifth in seven games under Vic Crowe.

Sheffield Wednesday

2-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | John Gidman | Chico Hamilton | Brian Little | 74' | Pat McMahon |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 1 April 1974

1โ€™ Debut, Roy Stark
Goal, 1-0, Brian Little, Assist by John Gidman
22โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Sheffield Wednesday) Mick Prendergast
Goal, 2-1, Pat McMahon, Assist by Chico Hamilton
HT Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-2, (Sheffield Wednesday) Alan Thompson
74โ€™ Goal, 3-2, Keith Leonard, Assist by Brian Little
87โ€™ Goal, 4-2, Brian Little, Assist by Pat McMahon
FT Sheffield Wednesday 2-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa win four successive games for the first time this season and for the first time since April 1972 to make it twelve wins, twelve draws and ten defeats in thirty four League games this season. Meanwhile, Roy Stark made his Villa debut aged 20 after joining from school football in June 1967.

Aston Villa

Sheffield Wednesday

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1934โ€“35

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield Wednesday

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #214 |
Monday, 1 April 1974

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Vic Crowe |
Referee | Harry New, Havant |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Harry New | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1960-1975
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Sheffield Wednesday

๐ŸŸจ

Harry New

TEAM NEWS

Roy Stark replaces Chris Nicholl.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.49 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 31.94 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 20.24 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Vic Crowe

Aston Villa

GK Jim Cumbes |
CB Roy Stark |
CB Ian Ross |
CB Fred Turnbull |
RB John Gidman |
LB Charlie Aitken |
M Chico Hamilton |
M Pat McMahon |
F Brian Little |
F Sammy Morgan |
F Keith Leonard |

Sheffield Wednesday

Springett, Rodrigues, Shaw, Thompson (g), Holsgrove, Knighton, Potts, Prendergast (g), Joicey, Craig (ex), Cameron (Henderson).

Manager: Steve Burtenshaw.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

F Alun Evans |

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*
Tuesday, 2 April 1974