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Game #3630

Saturday, 28 February 1981

Attendance: 34,693

Won

Division One

2nd (-)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

WWWWW

Molineux

Ipswich maintain their two point cushion over Villa at the top of the table with 31 games played as both teams win.

Wolves

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-0, Peter Withe
FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it six wins in a row to make it twenty wins, six draws and five defeats in thirty one League matches this season. Villa however still sit in second place in the Division One table two points behind leaders Ipswich who also continue their winning streak.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1976-77

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1980-81 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #348 |
Saturday, 28 February 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWWWW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

CARDS

Villa

None

Wolverhampton Wanderers

None

Unknown

TEAM NEWS

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.19 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.07 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.28 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

John Barnwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 |

Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Paul Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Geoffrey Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Derek Parkin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John McAlle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB George Berry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Peter Daniel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Kenny Hibbitt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Willie Carr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Andy Gray (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Melvyn Eves | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

None

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Peter Daniel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Norman Bell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

SQUAD STATS

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/12

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

"Tony Morley is the least likely player to get involved - it was one of those things."

Ron Saunders after Wolvesโ€™ Peter Daniel suffers a broken leg from a tackle with Tony Morley.