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Highest of the season

Highest of the season

On this day in 1957, Villa beat Second Division Bristol City 2-1 in a fifth-round FA Cup tie.

Villa’s scorers were Derek Pace and Jackie Sewell and the attendance of 63,099 was the Villa Park’s biggest crowd of the season. Villa went on to win the Cup, beating Manchester United in the final.

Rob Bishop
By @robbishopavfc 16th February 1957