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Game #3404

Aston Villa

8-3-5, 19 PTS

Drew

4th= (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

Saturday, 27 November 1976

Division One

Norwich City

Carrow Road

4-5-8, 13 PTS

Attendance: 22,554

Norwich City

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | John Gidman | 36' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are held for the third successive game in a poor contest with John Bond's Norwich.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 November 1976

🟨 | 25’ Booking, Alex Cropley
🥅 | 33’ Goal, 0-1, (Norwich City), Phil Boyer
⚽ | 36’ Goal, 1-1, Brian Little, Assist by John Gidman
🕒 | HT Norwich City 1-1 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Norwich City 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa draw for the third successive game to make it eight wins, three draws and five defeats in sixteen division one games this season.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1974-75

Norwich City

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1961–62

FIXTURE HISTORY

Norwich City

Previous 5 vs. Norwich: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Match | #16 |
Manager Game | #122 |
Saturday, 27 November 1976

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Darryl Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Uxbridge, 1975-1989
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 122 | 🟩 | 56 🟨 | 33 🟥 33 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Darryl Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Uxbridge, 1975-1989
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Norwich City

🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

John Robson replaces John Deehan.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.87 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 | 30.15 |

Youngest Player |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 21.01 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jake Findlay | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
FB John Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 |
FB Gordon Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Leighton Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Frank Carrodus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

John Bond | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Norwich City

GK Kevin Keelan (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Colin Sullivan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Tony Powell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB David Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
RB John Ryan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Martin Peters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graham Paddon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Suggett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Jimmy Neighbour | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Peter Osgood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Phil Boyer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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FB Mick Buttress | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Mel Machin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 | 2 |
W Ray Graydon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
GK John Burridge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"We played badly kept battling away and showed we haven't forgotten how 'to compete. In the end we looked the side more likely to snatch a winner." Ron Saunders.

MATCH REPORT

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