Leeds United

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Tony Morley | Gary Shaw |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3638

Division One

Elland Road

Attendance: 23,401

Saturday, 16 August 1980

Position:

9th

AT A GLANCE

Game #3638

Matchday | #1 |
League Match | #1 |
Manager Game | #314 |
Saturday, 16 August 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWWLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.47 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.54 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.75 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders hands a debut to new signing Peter Withe.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

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

THE OPPOSITION

Lukic, Cherry, Hart, Stevenson (g), Greenhoff, Harris, Flynn, Sabella, Graham, Curtis, Gray E (Parlane). Manager: Jimmy Adamson.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Leeds United, pen)
Goal, 1-1, Tony Morley
HT Leeds United 1-1 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, Gary Shaw
FT Leeds United 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa open the 1980-81 season with a win at Leeds as Peter Withe makes his Villa debut aged 28 after moving from Newcastle United in May 1980 for a fee of £500,000.

KEY MAN

Gary Shaw, scored Villa's winner, Saturday, 16 August 1980.

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