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Game #3598

Saturday, 23 August 1980

Attendance: 30,017

Drew

Division One

4th (-)

Manchester City

WLWWD

Maine Road

Manchester's smaller club luck in to a generous refereeing decision as they are gifted a spot kick at two goals behind in the 83' minute before equalising the final minutes. Villa remain 4th in the table and their lucky opponents rock bottom.

Manchester City

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

9โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Peter Withe
HT Manchester City 0-1 Aston Villa
75โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe
83โ€™ Goal, 2-1, (Manchester City, pen), Dennis Tueart
88โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Manchester City), Ray Ranson
FT Manchester City 2-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it three games unbeaten and two wins at the start of the 1980-81 season as Peter Withe scores his first goals for the club.

Aston Villa

Manchester City

UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฉ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ |

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1980-81 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #316 |
Saturday, 23 August 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 2-2 |
Last 5 Games | WLWWD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

None

Manchester City

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.73 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.56 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.77 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer |
RB Kenny Swain |
CB Allan Evans |
CB Ken McNaught |
M Des Bremner |
M Colin Gibson |
M Gordon Cowans |
W Tony Morley |
M Dennis Mortimer |
F Gary Shaw |
CF Peter Withe |

Manchester City

Corrigan, Reid, Power, Booth, Ranson (g), Caton, Daley, MacKenzie, Sugrue (Palmer), Tueart (g), Reeves. Manager: Malcolm Allison.

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

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 Mirror*
Sunday, 24 August 1980