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Game #3618

Saturday, 29 November 1980

Attendance: 30,140

Drew

Division One

1st (-)

Arsenal

DWDLD

Villa Park

Villa are held at home by title pretenders Arsenal as a swashbuckling performance doesn't deliver the two points it deserved but Villa remain two clear at the top of the table after twenty games with Liverpool second.

Aston Villa

1-1

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

HT Aston Villa 0-0 Arsenal
57โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Tony Morley
73โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Arsenal), Brian Talbot
89โ€™ Sending off, (Arsenal), Alan Sunderland, Dissent
FT Aston Villa 1-1 Arsenal

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa, without a win in three, make it twelve wins, five draws and three defeats in twenty League matches this season. As a result Villa remain clear at the top of the Division One table three points ahead of Ipswich.

Aston Villa

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

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1980-81 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Match | #20 |
Manager Game | #336 |
Saturday, 29 November 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWWLD |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

None

Arsenal

๐ŸŸฅ

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.94 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.82 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.04 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

MANAGER

Aston Villa

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

Arsenal

Jennings, Walford, Gatting, Young, Devine, Sansom, Hollins, Talbot (g), Rix, Sunderland, Stapleton. Manager: Terry Neill.

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

โ€œIt was tremendous.โ€

Ron Saunders.

*Sunday Mirror*
Sunday, 30 November 1980