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Game #3422

Saturday, 12 March 1977

Attendance: 96,223

Drew

League Cup Final

Final

Everton

WWWDD

Wembley Stadium

Villa play out a bore draw at Wembley in the League Cup final against Everton but there are trophies won regardless as Andy Gray wins both the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. It was a day of disaster all over at Wembley though as two coaches from the official party collide, Brian Little goes to hospital for a late ankle injury and both sets of players have to pause the game in the second half to look for a spur dropped by the marching band at half time.

Aston Villa

0-0

Everton

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton
FT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa are held to a goal-less draw by Everton at Wembley in the League Cup final with a replay needed.

Aston Villa

Everton

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1969-70

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

Previous 5 vs. Everton: | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸฉ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #37 |
Manager Game | #140 |
Saturday, 12 March 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
Referee | Gordon Kew, Middlesbrough |
AET Result | Drew |
AET Score | 0-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWWDD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Gordon Kew | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1966-1977
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Everton

None

Gordon Kew

TEAM NEWS

John Burridge, Andy Gray and Alex Cropley replace Jake Findlay, Gordon Cowans and Gordon Smith.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.11 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 30.44 |

Youngest Player |
F John Deehan | 19.61 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK John Burridge |
CB Chris Nicholl |
RB John Gidman |
FB John Robson |
M Alex Cropley |
M Leighton Phillips |
M Dennis Mortimer |
W Frank Carrodus |
F Brian Little |
F John Deehan |
CF Andy Gray |

Everton

Lawson, Darracott, Jones, Lyons, McNaught (ex), Dobson, Goodlass, Hamilton, King, McKenzie, Latchford. Manager: Gordon Lee.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Gordon Cowans |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 1 |
Ray Graydon

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

โ€œItโ€™s the supporters we feel most sorry for tonight.

โ€œThey expected us, as the favourites, to destroy Everton.

โ€œBut we never reacted to the occasion and I am still trying to work out what went wrong.

โ€œIt might even have been better if we had lost rather than play like that.

โ€œJust look at them. They have forgive us already.

โ€œAnyone would thing we have won the Cup.

โ€œWe will have to make certain that we win at Hillsborough and do it in style.โ€

Chris Nicholl.


โ€œWe just never got started.

โ€œThe players froze and never pressurised Everton as we all know they can.โ€

Ron Saunders.

*Birmingham Daily Post*
Monday, 14 March 1977