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Game #3434

Saturday, 30 April 1977

Attendance: 30,690

Lost

Division One

5th (-)

Tottenham Hotspur

WWWLL

White Hart Lane

Villa have the luxury of four days off between fixtures but still play their ninth game in 28 days as they fall to two late goals at White Hart Lane to remain fifth in the table, nine points behind leaders Liverpool with two games in hand.

Tottenham Hotspur

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 9' |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

9โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Deehan, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
10โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Glenn Hoddle
HT Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Aston Villa
84โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Tottenham Hotspur), Jones
87โ€™ Goal, 1-3, (Tottenham Hotspur), Taylor
FT Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the second successive match, both defeats coming in North London, as they make it nineteen wins, five draws and eleven defeats in thirty five division one games this season. With Ipswich also losing, Villa still have four games in hand and are six points behind with title rivals Manchester City up next. Meanwhile, full back Keith Masefield made his final Villa appearance as a substitute having played for Villa between 1974-75 and 1976-77 and making three appearances. Whilst midfielder David Hughes made his fifth and final appearance for Villa aged 19 before moving on to Lincoln City in April 1978.

Aston Villa

Tottenham Hotspur

UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1972-73

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #49 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #152 |
Saturday, 30 April 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
Referee | Cliff Maskell, Cambridgeshire |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Cliff Maskell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cambridgeshire, 1976-1982
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Tottenham Hotspur

None

Cliff Maskell

TEAM NEWS

Keith Masefield comes in for his first start of the season in place of Charlie Young.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 22.86 |

Oldest Player |
M Leighton Phillips | 27.61 |

Youngest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 18.52 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK John Burridge |
FB Keith Masefield |
FB Gordon Smith |
FB John Robson |
M Leighton Phillips |
M David Hughes |
M Alex Cropley |
M Gordon Cowans |
F Brian Little |
F John Deehan |
CF Andy Gray |

Tottenham Hotspur

Jennings, Stead, Osgood, Naylor, Hoddle (g), Pratt, Perryman, Moores (Taylor (g)), Jones (g), Coates, Armstrong. Manager: Keith Burkinshaw.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CB Charlie Young |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 5 |
Frank Carrodus
John Gidman
Chris Nicholl
Ray Graydon
Dennis Mortimer

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

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Saturday, 30 April 1977