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Game #3602

Aston Villa

Lost

4th (-1)

Saturday, 6 September 1980

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

Division One

Ipswich Town

Portman Road

Attendance: 23,192

Ipswich Town

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose their unbeaten record as they fall to a hugely unlucky defeat at Portman Road despite being in the ascendancy throughout and fall back to 4th in the early table whilst opponents Ipswich remain top.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 September 1980

🕒 | HT Ipswich Town 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 56’ Goal, 0-1, (Ipswich Town), Frans Thijssen
🕒 | FT Ipswich Town 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the first time this season and the first time in seven games as they make it three wins, one draw and one defeat in five League matches.

Aston Villa

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

Ipswich Town

League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1977-78

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1980-81 |
Matchday | #7 |
League Match | #5 |
Manager Game | #320 |
Saturday, 6 September 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mike Bidmead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kingston, 1979-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 320 | 🟩 | 142 🟨 | 90 🟥 88 | 1.61

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Bidmead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kingston, 1979-1981
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 1 March 1980, Villa 1-0 Derby, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names the same line up for a sixth successive match.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.77 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.59 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.81 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Bobby Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Ipswich Town

GK Paul Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Terry Butcher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Russell Osman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB George Burley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Steve McCall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M John Wark | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Frans Thijssen | 🇳🇱 | ⚽ |
M Arnold Mühren | 🇳🇱 |
F Eric Gates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Mariner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan Brazil | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Kevin O'Callaghan | 🇮🇪 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

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

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

"Justice wasn't done. “But we should have struck them away. “We played very well but everyone forgets how you played when you've lost.” Ron Saunders. --- "We scrambled a result because Villa missed the best two chances of the match. "They are going to be difficult to beat all season, especially when Shaw learns to take chances. “He’ll be something special when he's 22." Ipswich manager Bobby Robson.

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