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Game #3588

Aston Villa

Lost

5th= (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥

Saturday, 29 March 1980

Division One

Stoke

Victoria Ground

Attendance: 16,234

Stoke City

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose to Stoke as Villa continue to be threadbare but despite one win in seven first division games remain joint fifth in the table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 March 1980

🥅 | 16’ Goal, 0-1, (Stoke City, pen), Ray Evans
🕒 | HT Stoke City 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 64’ Goal, 0-2, (Stoke City), Lee Chapman
🔁 | 65' Sub off, Tony Morley, Sub on, Robert Hopkins
🕒 | FT Stoke City 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the fifth time in seven to make it thirteen wins, twelve draws and ten defeats in thirty five League matches this season.

Aston Villa

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

Stoke

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1971-72

FIXTURE HISTORY

Stoke

Previous 5 vs. Stoke: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1979-80 |
Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #306 |
Saturday, 29 March 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Neil Midgley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salford, 1977-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 306 | 🟩 | 134 🟨 | 87 🟥 85 | 1.60

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Neil Midgley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salford, 1977-1992
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 2
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 11 May 1979, Villa 0-1 Albion, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Stoke

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.35 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.15 |

Youngest Player |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.50 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

Alan Durban | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

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Stoke

GK Peter Fox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Paul Johnson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Mike Doyle | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Alan Dodd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Ray Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Adrian Heath | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
F Jeff Cook | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Lee Chapman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Garth Crooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CF Brendan O'Callaghan | 🇮🇪 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Robert Hopkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 65' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Adrian Heath | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Paul Bracewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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 | 8 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Frank Carrodus | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

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