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Game #3436

Saturday, 7 May 1977

Attendance: 38,205

Won

Division One

5th (-)

Leeds United

WLLDW

Villa Park

Villa play their eleventh game in 35 days to beat Leeds.

Aston Villa

2-1

Leeds United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

HT Aston Villa 0-1 Leeds United
Goal, (Leeds United), McNiven
61โ€™ Goal, John Deehan
Goal, Alex Cropley
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Leeds United

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the first time in four to make it twenty wins, six draws and eleven defeats in thirty seven division one games this season.

Aston Villa

Leeds United

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1973โ€“74

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leeds United

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1976-77 |
Matchday | #51 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #154 |
Saturday, 7 May 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Clive Thomas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Treorchy, 1966โ€“1984
Kick off: 3.00pm
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLLDW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Clive Thomas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Treorchy, 1966โ€“1984
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Leeds United

None

Clive Thomas

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.36 |

Oldest Player |
CB Chris Nicholl | 30.59 |

Youngest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 18.54 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK John Burridge |
CB Chris Nicholl |
FB Gordon Smith |
FB John Robson |
M Dennis Mortimer |
M Leighton Phillips |
M Alex Cropley |
M Gordon Cowans |
F Brian Little |
F John Deehan |
CF Andy Gray |

Leeds United

Stewart, Cherry, Hampton, Stevenson, Madeley, McQueen, Gray F, Thomas, Harris, Currie, McNiven (g) (Whyte). Manager: Jimmy Armfield.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

D David Evans |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 3 |
Frank Carrodus
John Gidman
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

*Sports Argus*
Saturday, 7 May 1977