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Game #3420

Wednesday, 2 March 1977

Attendance: 37,396

Won

Division One

4th (-)

Derby County

LDWWW

Villa Park

Gordon Cowans hits his first league goal for Villa to round off a resounding victory over Derby as he took a ball from John Deehan on the edge of the area, flicked it into the air, and the volleyed it into the roof of the net.

Aston Villa

4-0

Derby County

Assist(s) | John Deehan | 81' |

KEY MAN

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NEXT MATCH

MATCH TIMELINE

2โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Dennis Mortimer, 70 Seconds
15โ€™ Goal, 2-0 John Gidman
31โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Brian Little
HT Aston Villa 3-0 Derby County
79โ€™ Sub off, David Hughes, Sub on, Gordon Smith
81โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Gordon Cowans, Assist by John Deehan
FT Aston Villa 4-0 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it ten goals in three games without reply as they take their Cup form into the league to make it fourteen wins, three draws and eight defeats in twenty five division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Derby County

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby County: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #138 |
Wednesday, 2 March 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-0 |
Last 5 Games | LDWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

None

Derby County

None

Unknown

TEAM NEWS

David Hughes and Gordon Cowans replace Alex Cropley and Andy Gray.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.17 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 30.41 |

Youngest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 18.36 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK John Burridge |
CB Chris Nicholl |
RB John Gidman |
FB John Robson |
M David Hughes |
M Gordon Cowans |
M Leighton Phillips |
M Dennis Mortimer |
W Frank Carrodus |
F Brian Little |
F John Deehan |

Derby County

Boulton, Todd, Daniel, Webster, Macken, Langan, King, Newton, James, Hector, George. Manager: Colin Murphy.

SUBSTITUTES

FB Gordon Smith for M David Hughes | 79' |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 3 |
Ray Graydon
Alex Cropley
Andy Gray

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*
Thursday, 3 March 1977