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Game #3575

Saturday, 9 February 1980

Attendance: 33,816

Lost

Division One

6th= (-)

Arsenal

WDWWL

Highbury

Villa fall 0-3 behind before a Dennis Mortimer consolation at Highbury to leave them joint sixth in the table after 25 games but with games in hand on the teams around them.

Arsenal

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

26โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Arsenal), Alan Sunderland
HT Arsenal 1-0 Aston Villa
48โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Arsenal), Graham Rix
65โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Arsenal), Alan Sunderland
68โ€™ Goal, 1-3, Dennis Mortimer
Sub off, Gary Shaw, Sub on, David Geddis
FT Arsenal 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the first time in seven games to make it ten wins, nine draws and six defeats in twenty five League matches.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1976-77

Arsenal

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1978โ€“79

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1979-80 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #293 |
Saturday, 9 February 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Tony Glasson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Salisbury, 1973-1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-3 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWL |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Tony Glasson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Salisbury, 1973-1983
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Arsenal

None

Tony Glasson

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.67 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.02 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.23 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Terry Neill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer |
RB Kenny Swain |
CB Ken McNaught |
CB Allan Evans |
M Dennis Mortimer |
M Colin Gibson |
M Gordon Cowans |
M Des Bremner |
F Brian Little |
F Gary Shaw |
F Terry Donovan |

Arsenal

GK Pat Jennings | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
RB Pat Rice | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Willie Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Sammy Nelson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Price | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Brian Talbot | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Liam Brady | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Graham Rix | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Alan Sunderland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Frank Stapleton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SUBSTITUTES

F David Geddis for F Gary Shaw |

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 4 |
Alex Cropley |
Frank Carrodus |
Mike Pejic |
Tony Morley |

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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