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Game #3539

Aston Villa

14-15-9, 43 PTS

Drew

8th= (-)

Wednesday, 2 May 1979

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Division One

Ipswich Town

Villa Park

Attendance: 26,636

Aston Villa

2-2

Ipswich Town

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 8' | Kenny Swain | 13' |

MATCH SUMMARY

For the third time this season Villa surrender a 2-0 lead as Ipswich fight back to take a point at Villa Park.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 2 May 1979

⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Kenny Swain, Assist by Gordon Cowans
⚽ | 13’ Goal, 2-0, John Deehan, Assist by Kenny Swain
🥅 | 35’ Goal, 2-1, (Ipswich Town), Arnold Muhren
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Ipswich Town
🥅 | 62’ Goal, 2-2, (Ipswich Town), Arnold Muhren
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-2 Ipswich Town

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it five unbeaten and four victories to make it fourteen wins, fifteen draws and nine defeats in thirty eight division one games.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1976-77

Ipswich Town

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1977-78

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1978-79 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #38 |
Manager Game | #257 |
Wednesday, 2 May 1979

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 2-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 257 | 🟩 | 116 🟨 | 71 🟥 70 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 28 January 1978, Villa 1-0 Bristol City, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.20 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.24 |

Youngest Player |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.08 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
M John Gregory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Bobby Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Ipswich Town

GK Paul Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mick Mills | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Terry Butcher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Russell Osman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB George Burley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M John Wark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Frans Thijssen | 🇳🇱 |
M Arnold Mühren | 🇳🇱 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
W Clive Woods | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Eric Gates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan Brazil | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
W Frank Carrodus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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