top of page

Game #3279

Aston Villa

12-14-13, 38 PTS

Saturday, 20 April 1974

Lost

15th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division Two

Sunderland

Attendance: 17,321

Villa Park

17-9-14, 43 PTS

Aston Villa

1-2

Sunderland

Assist(s) | Bobby McDonald | 20' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa come into the game with promotion off the table and promptly put on a performance that culminates in a fine first half strike by Pat McMahon before familiar struggles return and Villa are beaten for the third successive game, fall to 15th in the table, nine points off the final promotion place with six points left to play for and fully 25 points behind leaders Middlesbrough.

KEY MAN

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2020-21 (h) Aston Villa Kit.gif
2021-22 Matchweek 38.jpg

Copyright Historical Football Kits and reproduced by kind permission.

MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 April 1974

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Jake Findlay
โšฝ | 20โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Pat McMahon, Assist by Bobby McDonald
๐Ÿฅ… | 38โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Sunderland), Pat McMahon o.g.
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Sunderland
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Alun Evans, Sub on, Bobby Campbell ๐ŸŸข
๐Ÿฅ… | 77โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Sunderland), Dave Watson
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Sunderland

ON THIS DAY

Vic Crowe's Villa lose three successive matches to make it twelve wins, fourteen draws and thirteen defeats in thirty nine League games this season. Meanwhile, forward Bobby Campbell and goalkeeper Jake Findlay made their Villa debuts aged 17 and 19 after joining from school football in June 1972 and July 1970.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1960-61

Sunderland

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1972-73

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

Previous 5 vs. Sunderland: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Villa.gif
2509-2.png

Season | 1973-74 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #39 |
Manager Game | #219 |
Saturday, 20 April 1974

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Abercynon, 1970-1974
Referee: Derek Nippard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Christchurch, 1967-1978
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 219 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 98 ๐ŸŸจ | 61 ๐ŸŸฅ 60 | 1.62

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Derek Nippard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Christchurch, 1967-1978
Matches Officiated: 5
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 2
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 3 November 1973, Villa 1-0 Wednesday, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Sunderland

None

TEAM NEWS

Jake Findlay makes his debut in goal in place of Jim Cumbes as Bobby McDonald (first start in 8) and Ray Graydon (first start in 9) replace Charlie Aitken and Keith Leonard.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.13 |

Oldest Player |
M Pat McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 28.60 |

Youngest Player |
LB Bobby McDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 19.03 |

MANAGER

Vic Crowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

Villa.gif

Aston Villa

GK Jake Findlay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
LB Bobby McDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Chris Nicholl | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Ian Ross | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Fred Turnbull | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB John Gidman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Chico Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Pat McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Ray Graydon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Alun Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Bob Stokoe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

2509-2.png

Sunderland

GK Jim Montgomery | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Dick Malone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Dave Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CB Jack Ashurst | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Ron Guthrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Dennis Longhorn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Porterfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Jimmy Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Bobby Kerr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
F Rod Belfitt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Billy Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Villa.gif

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

๐Ÿ” | F Bobby Campbell | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐ŸŸข | for F Alun Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46' |

SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

No Substitutions Made

Villa.gif

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Villa.gif

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

2509-2.png

LB Joe Bolton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

Villa.gif

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Villa.gif

SQUAD STATS

2509-2.png

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

2509-2.png

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Injury | 1 |
F Sammy Morgan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

UNAVAILABLE

Villa.gif

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

๐ŸŸข GK Jake Findlay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
๐ŸŸข F Bobby Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT