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Game #3427

Tuesday, 5 April 1977

Attendance: 32,646

Won

Division One

7th (+1)

Middlesbrough

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa beat a rugged Middlesbrough thanks to John Deehan's thirteenth of the season but once again the performance of the officials leaves much to be desired. Villa with five games in hand move into 7th, eight points behind the leaders.

Aston Villa

1-0

Middlesbrough

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

26โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Deehan
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough
FT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it sixteen wins, five draws and eight defeats in twenty nine division one games this season as a result Villa climb to 7th place with five games in hand over leaders Ipswich Town who are eight points ahead.

Aston Villa

Middlesbrough

League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #145 |
Tuesday, 5 April 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Joe Worrall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Warrington, 1976-1995
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Joe Worrall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Warrington, 1976-1995 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

None

Middlesbrough

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Joe Worrall

TEAM NEWS

Leighton Phillips replaces Charlie Young.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.18 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 30.50 |

Youngest Player |
F John Deehan | 19.68 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

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

Middlesbrough

Cuff, Cooper, Maddren, Boam, Bailey, Craggs, McAndrew, Brine, Armstrong, Willey, Mills. Manager: Jack Charlton.

SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

None

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*
Wednesday, 6 April 1977