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Game #3408

Saturday, 18 December 1976

Attendance: 33,982

Won

Division One

3rd= (-)

Newcastle United

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa record their fourth successive win but make more than usual heavy work of beating Newcastle to the points at Villa Park as John Deehan scores a crucial brace to keep Villa third in the table.

Aston Villa

2-1

Newcastle United

Assist(s) | Charlie Young | 30' | Brian Little | 85' |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

27โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Gowling
30โ€™ Goal, 1-1, John Deehan, Assist by Charlie Young
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle United
46โ€™ Sub off, Alex Cropley, Sub on, Mick Buttress
85โ€™ Goal, 2-1, John Deehan, Assist by Brian Little
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the third successive League game to make it eleven wins, three draws and five defeats in nineteen division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Newcastle United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #126 |
Saturday, 18 December 1976

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Keith Hackett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield, 1976-1994
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Keith Hackett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield, 1976-1994
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards:

CARDS

Villa

None

Newcastle United

None

Keith Hackett

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Smith replaces John Gidman.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.57 |

Oldest Player |
W Frank Carrodus | 27.57 |

Youngest Player |
CB Charlie Young | 18.85 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK Jake Findlay |
CB Charlie Young |
FB Gordon Smith |
FB John Robson |
M Leighton Phillips |
M Alex Cropley |
M Dennis Mortimer |
W Frank Carrodus |
CF Andy Gray |
F Brian Little |
F John Deehan |

Newcastle United

Mahoney, McCaffery, Nattrass, Kennedy, Cassidy, Nulty, Craig (ex), Barrowclough, Burns, Cannell, Gowling (g). Manager: Gordon Lee.

SUBSTITUTES

FB Mick Buttress for M Alex Cropley | 46' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 4 |
Ray Graydon
John Burridge
Chris Nicholl
John Gidman

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 20 December 1976