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Game #3350

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 1 October 1975

Lost

1st Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

UEFA Cup

Royal Antwerp F.C.

Attendance: 31,513

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-1

Royal Antwerp F.C.

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, having realistically lost the tie in Belgium a fortnight before, can't break through against Antwerp but never stop trying even as obvious frustration builds but Ron Saunders' men are knocked out of the first European campaign at the first hurdle.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 1 October 1975

๐Ÿฅ… | 17โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Royal Antwerp), Karl Kodat
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Royal Antwerp
๐Ÿ” | 54โ€™ Sub off, John Robson, Sub on, Sammy Morgan ๐Ÿ”ด
๐ŸŸจ | 64โ€™ Booking, John Gidman
๐ŸŸจ | 85โ€™ Booking, Sammy Morgan
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Royal Antwerp

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose the home leg of their inaugural UEFA Cup tie and are knocked out 1-5 on aggregate. Meanwhile, Sammy Morgan made his final Villa appearance as a substitute aged 28 before moving on to Brighton & Hove Albion in December 1975. Morgan played for Villa between 1973-74 and 1975-76 making 51 appearances and scoring 15 goals.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1974-75

Royal Antwerp F.C.

Belgian First Division Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Belgian Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1956-57

FIXTURE HISTORY

Royal Antwerp F.C.

Previous 5 vs. Antwerp: ๐ŸŸฅ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1975-76 |
Matchday | #13 |
Manager Game | #68 |
Wednesday, 1 October 1975

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Gรผnter Mรคnnig | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Hirschfelde, 1962-1978
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
Aggregate Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Aggregate Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-5
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 68 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 38 ๐ŸŸจ | 14 ๐ŸŸฅ 16 | 1.88

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Gรผnter Mรคnnig | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Hirschfelde, 1962-1978
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Royal Antwerp F.C.

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Jake Findlay replaces John Burridge.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.07 |

Oldest Player |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 33.44 |

Youngest Player |
GK Jake Findlay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 21.23 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Jake Findlay | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
FB John Robson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB John Gidman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Chris Nicholl | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Ian Ross | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Charlie Aitken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Chico Hamilton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Leighton Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
W Frank Carrodus | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Ray Graydon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Guy Thys

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Royal Antwerp F.C.

GK Jean-Marie Trappeniers | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Paul Lieben | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB John De Schrijver | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Jos Velser | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
D Xavier Caers | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
D Jos Heyligen | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
D Bob Geens | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Louis van Gaal | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Flemming Lund | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
W Joseph Deraeve | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Karl Kodat | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | F Sammy Morgan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ”ด | for FB John Robson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 54' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not Recorded

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SQUAD STATS

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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

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช : 8/11

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CF Keith Leonard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 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

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Match Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

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

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด F Sammy Morgan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | 1973-75 | ๐Ÿ•’ 51 | 44 (7) | โšฝ 15 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 6 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 6 | #564 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

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