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Game #3558

Aston Villa

Saturday, 20 October 1979

Derby County

1-3

Aston Villa

Division One

Derby County

Baseball Ground

Attendance: 20,152

Won

14th (+2)

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 6' | 58' | Gary Shaw | 71' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa extend their league unbeaten run to five as they win for the second time by beating Derby at the Baseball Ground to climb to 14th in the table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 October 1979

⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-0, Brian Little, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🟨 | 29' Booking, Jimmy Rimmer, Arguing with referee Owen about lack of protection
💥 | 31' Jimmy Rimmer laid out in goalmouth after a collision
💥 | 36' Play resumes following treatment to Rimmer who remains dazed
🟨 | 39' Booking, Brendan Ormsby, Foul
🥅 | 44’ Goal, 1-1, (Derby County), Paul Emson
🕒 | HT Derby County 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 58’ Goal, 2-1, Gary Shaw, Assist by Gordon Cowans
⚽ | 71’ Goal, 3-1, Dennis Mortimer, Assist by Gary Shaw
🕒 | FT Derby County 1-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the second time in three Division One games to make it three wins, five draws and three defeats in eleven League matches this season as they sit in 14th place in the table.

Aston Villa

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

Derby County

League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1974-75

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1979-80 |
Matchday | #15 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #276 |
Saturday, 20 October 1979

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Derek Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1978-1984 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 276 | 🟩 | 121 🟨 | 78 🟥 77 | 1.60

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Derek Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1978-1984 🆘
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 1
🆘 "Penalised every minor incident" only to leave Rimmer unprotected and injured.
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

🟨 🟨

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🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

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TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.77 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.71 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.92 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔥 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Colin Addison | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Derby County

GK John Middleton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Steve Buckley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Aidan McCaffery | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Keith Osgood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Vic Moreland | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB David Langan | 🇮🇪 | 🟨 |
M Bruce Rioch (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Steve Emery | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Emson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W Roy Greenwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Roger Davies | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Billy Caskey | 🇬🇧 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 3 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Frank Carrodus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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