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Game #3423

Aston Villa

Drew

Final

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

Wednesday, 16 March 1977

League Cup

Everton

Hillsborough

Attendance: 54,840

Aston Villa

1-1

Everton

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa and Everton play out a vastly improved replay at Hillsborough for the League Cup but still they can’t find a winner despite John Deehan forcing a late own goal before Everton equalise in the final minute to force a chanceless extra time and a second replay.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 16 March 1977

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton
⚽ | 79’ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, Roger Kenyon
🥅 | 89’ Goal, 1-1, (Everton), Bob Latchford
🟨 | 90’ Booking, Dennis Mortimer, Dissent
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa are held once again by Everton in the League Cup final replay at Hillsborough with a second replay needed to split the two.

Aston Villa

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

Everton

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1969-70

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #38 |
Manager Game | #141 |
Wednesday, 16 March 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Gordon Kew | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Middlesbrough, 1966-1977
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
AET Result: 🟨 Drew
AET Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 141 | 🟩 | 67 🟨 | 38 🟥 36 | 1.70

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Gordon Kew | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Middlesbrough, 1966-1977
Matches Officiated: 8
🟩 : 3
🟨 : 4
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 3
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 12 March 1977, Villa 0-0 Everton, Wembley Stadium. 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Everton

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Cowans replaces Alex Cropley

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.41 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 🇬🇧 | 30.45 |

Youngest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.40 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Gordon Lee (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Everton

GK David Lawson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Terry Darracott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Mick Lyons | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Roger Kenyon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mike Bernard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bryan Hamilton | 🇬🇧 | 🔁 |
M Andy King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Ron Goodlass | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Duncan McKenzie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Bob Latchford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Bryan Hamilton | 🇬🇧 | (CF Jim Pearson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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FB Gordon Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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 | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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

MATCH REPORT

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