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Game #3275

Aston Villa

12-13-10, 37 PTS

Drew

13th (-4)

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Saturday, 6 April 1974

Division Two

Swindon Town

Villa Park

5-11-22, 21 PTS

Attendance: 20,709

Aston Villa

1-1

Swindon Town

Assist(s) | Sammy Morgan | 49' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Despite being unbeaten in four with three wins Villa fall back to 13th in the table but have two to three games in hand on their rivals and sit five points off the final promotion place despite being held at home by bottom side Swindon.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 April 1974

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Swindon Town
⚽ | 49’ Goal, 1-0, Brian Little, Assist by Sammy Morgan
🥅 | 65’ Goal, 1-1, (Swindon Town), Peter Eastoe
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Swindon Town

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa go five matches unbeaten to make it twelve wins, thirteen draws and ten defeats in thirty five League games this season. Meanwhile, Roy Stark made his second and final appearance for Villa before moving on to non-League football in June 1975.

Aston Villa

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

Swindon Town

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1968-69

FIXTURE HISTORY

Swindon Town

Previous 5 vs. Swindon: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #215 |
Saturday, 6 April 1974

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Gordon Kew | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Amersham, 1966-1977 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 215 | 🟩 | 98 🟨 | 60 🟥 57 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Gordon Kew | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Amersham, 1966-1977 🆘
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 2
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 27 March 1973, Villa 0-3 Bristol City, Ashton Gate. 🆘
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Swindon Town

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TEAM NEWS

Vic Crowe names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.50 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.95 |

Youngest Player |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.25 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Les Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Swindon Town

GK Jimmy Allan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
FB John McLaughlin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Joe Butler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB David Munks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB John Trollope | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Hubbard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M David Moss | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Chris Porter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tommy Jenkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dave Syrett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Eastoe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Alun Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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RB Will Dixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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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Injury | 1 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Suspension | 1 |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 |

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

🔴 CB Roy Stark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 1974 | 🕒 2 | 2 (0) | ⚽ 0 | 🔥 0 | 🇺 0 | #565 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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