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Game #3456

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 19 October 1977

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: 馃煡 馃煥 馃煩 馃煩 馃煩

UEFA Cup

G贸rnik Zabrze

Attendance: 34,138

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

G贸rnik Zabrze

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 11' | 54' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa face extreme aggression as a tactic for the second successive game but Ken McNaught鈥檚 first goals for the club on his fourteenth appearance win through despite losing Jimmy Rimmer to a stomach upset after just 19鈥.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 19 October 1977

鈿 | 11鈥 Goal, 1-0, Ken McNaught, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
馃攣 | 19鈥 Sub off, Jimmy Rimmer, Sub on, Jake Findlay 馃敶
馃晵 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 G贸rnik Zabrze
馃煥 | 53' Booking, Alex Cropley, Handling after referee appeared to have given a free kick to Villa
鈿 | 54鈥 Goal, 2-0, Ken McNaught, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
馃晵 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 G贸rnik Zabrze

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders Villa beat G贸rnik in the second round of the UEFA Cup courtesy of a Ken McNaught brace despite losing 'keeper Jimmy Rimmer to illness in the 19'. It would prove to be the final appearance for Rimmer's replacement, Jake Findlay, 23, who moved on to Luton Town in November 1978 for a fee of 拢100,000. Findlay had played for Villa between 1973-74 and 1977-78 making 17 appearances. Meanwhile, right back Gary Williams made his first appearance in the Villa squad aged 16.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳
FA Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳馃弳
League Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳
Last Trophy: 1976-77

G贸rnik Zabrze

Ekstraklasa Champions: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳
Polish Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳
Last Trophy: 1971-72

FIXTURE HISTORY

G贸rnik Zabrze

Previous 5 vs. G贸rnik: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1977-78 |
Matchday | #15 |
Manager Game | #174 |
Wednesday, 19 October 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: 脕ngel Franco Mart铆nez | 馃嚜馃嚫 | Murcia, 1973-1985 馃啒
HT Score: 馃煩 1-0
FT Result: 馃煩 Won
FT Score: 馃煩 2-0
Last 5: 馃煡 馃煥 馃煩 馃煩 馃煩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

馃晵 174 | 馃煩 | 85 馃煥 | 43 馃煡 46 | 1.71

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: 脕ngel Franco Mart铆nez | 馃嚜馃嚫 | Murcia, 1973-1985 馃啒
Matches Officiated: 1
馃煩 : 1
馃煥 : 0
馃煡 : 0
馃啒 : 1
馃啒 Did not sufficiently clamp down on G贸rnik's blatant and aggressive fouling before booking Cropley for picking the ball up at a free kick he hadn't blown for but for which he booked the opposition player.
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 馃煥 馃煥 馃煥

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

馃煥

G贸rnik Zabrze

馃煥 馃煥

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.95 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 29.71 |

Youngest Player |
F John Deehan | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 20.22 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 馃攣 |
CB Ken McNaught | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 | 鈿 | 鈿 |
FB Gordon Smith | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |
RB John Gidman | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
M Leighton Phillips | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 |
M Alex Cropley | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 | 馃煥 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 馃敟 | 馃敟 |
W Frank Carrodus | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
F John Deehan | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
F Brian Little | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
CF Andy Gray | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |

MANAGER

W艂adys艂aw 呕muda | 馃嚨馃嚤 |

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G贸rnik Zabrze

GK Waldemar Cimander | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
CB Jerzy Gorgo艅 | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 馃煥 |
D Bernard Jarzina | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
D Zygmunt Bindek | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Henryk Wieczorek | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Zygfryd Szo艂tysik | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 馃攣 |
M Adam Popowicz | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Jozef Kurzeja | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 馃煥 |
M Joachim Hutka | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
F Jerzy Radecki | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 馃攣 |
CF Stanislaw Gzil | 馃嚨馃嚤 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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馃攣 | GK Jake Findlay | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 | 馃敶 | for GK Jimmy Rimmer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 19' |

SUBSTITUTES

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馃攣 | M Zygfryd Szo艂tysik | 馃嚨馃嚤 | (F Janusz Marcinkowski | 馃嚨馃嚤 |)
馃攣 | F Jerzy Radecki | 馃嚨馃嚤 | (F Marian Wasilewski | 馃嚨馃嚤 |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CB Allan Evans | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |
RB Gary Williams | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
M Gordon Cowans | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
M John Gregory | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Marian Wasilewski | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
Gajda | 馃嚨馃嚤 |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 馃嚞馃嚙 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 馃嚞馃嚙 : 16/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 馃嚨馃嚤 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 馃嚨馃嚤 : 15/15

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
FB John Robson | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half鈥

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

Match Symbols:

鈿 | Goal
馃敟 | Assist
馃攣 | Substitution

馃煥 | Booking

馃煡 | Sending off

馃啒 | Poor refereeing performance
馃煝 : Debut 馃敶 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

馃敶 GK Jake Findlay | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 | 1974-77 | 馃晵 18 | 17 (1) | 鈿 0 | 馃敟 0 | 馃嚭 3 | #566 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT