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Game #3416

Aston Villa

13-3-8, 29 PTS

Lost

4th= (-)

Saturday, 12 February 1977

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

Division One

Ipswich Town

Portman Road

14-6-3, 34 PTS

Attendance: 29,750

Ipswich Town

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are frustratingly beaten by the irritants from Ipswich - with a manager who seems constantly angry - to suffer their first defeat in six as a bare bones youthful side concede a sloppy free kick that hands Bobby Robson’s side the win.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 February 1977

💥 | 30' Missed Penalty (Ipswich Town), Kevin Beattie
🥅 | 45’ Goal, 0-1, (Ipswich Town), Clive Woods
🕒 | HT Ipswich Town 1-0 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Ipswich Town 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the first time in six to make it thirteen wins, three draws and eight defeats in twenty four division one games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Ipswich Town

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩

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Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #134 |
Saturday, 12 February 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Trevor Spencer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salisbury, 1971-1985
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 134 | 🟩 | 64 🟨 | 34 🟥 36 | 1.69

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Trevor Spencer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salisbury, 1971-1985
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 31 January 1976, Villa 0-2 QPR, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Cowans replaces Andy Gray.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.77 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 | 30.36 |

Youngest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.31 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK John Burridge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB John Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Leighton Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Frank Carrodus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Bobby Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Ipswich Town

GK Laurie Sivell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mick Mills | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Hunter | 🇬🇧 |
CB Kevin Beattie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Les Tibbott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Brian Talbot | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M John Wark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Clive Woods | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Roger Osborne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Mariner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Trevor Whymark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M David Hughes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Eric Gates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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're down to our last resources. ”I’ve always said we're not properly equipped for a long run." Ron Saunders.

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