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Game #3576

Saturday, 16 February 1980

Attendance: 29,468

Drew

FA Cup 5th Round

5th Round

Blackburn Rovers

DWWLD

Ewood Park

Allan Evans heads into his own net with just 55 seconds remaining to leave Villa with another cup replay - this time with third tier Blackburn who had looked incapable of drawing level even with just a one goal deficit.

Blackburn Rovers

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded |

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

40โ€™ Goal, 1-0 David Geddis
HT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa
89โ€™ Goal, (Blackburn Rovers), Allan Evans o.g.
FT Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa can only draw with third division Blackburn in the fifth round of the FA Cup ahead of a replay at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1927โ€“28

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1979-80 |
Matchday | #33 |
Manager Game | #294 |
Saturday, 16 February 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ray Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Surrey, 1975-1993
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ray Lewis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Surrey, 1975-1993
Previous 5:
Last Match:
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackburn Rovers

None

TEAM NEWS

David Geddis replaces Gary Shaw.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.03 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.04 |

Youngest Player |
M Colin Gibson | 19.88 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

MANAGER

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 David Geddis |
F Terry Donovan |

Blackburn Rovers

Arnold, Rathbone, Kelley, Fazackerley, Brannagan, Kendall, Parkes, McKenzie, Crawford, Garner, Brotherston.

Manager: Howard Kendall.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

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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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Sunday People*
Sunday, 17 February 1980