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Game #3647

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 16 September 1981

Won

1st Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

European Cup 1st Round

Attendance: 20,481

Valur Reykavik

Villa Park

Terry Donovan hits his fourth and fifth goals of the season and Peter Withe his first as Villa hammer Valur in their first ever European Cup appearance.

Aston Villa

5-0

Valur Reykavik

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 6' | Des Bremner | 37' | 68' | Peter Withe | 40' | Tony Morley | 69' |

KEY MAN

Des Bremner, driving influence

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 16 September 1981

โšฝ | 6โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Tony Morley, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
โšฝ | 37โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe, Assist by Des Bremner
โšฝ | 40โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Peter Withe
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 3-0 Knattspyrnufรฉlagiรฐ Valur
โšฝ | 68โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Peter Withe, Assist by Des Bremner
โšฝ | 69โ€™ Goal, 5-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Tony Morley
๐ŸŸจ | 89โ€™ Booking, Peter Withe, Foul
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 5-0 Knattspyrnufรฉlagiรฐ Valur

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa hammer Valur in their first appearance in the European Cup as Terry Donovan makes it five in four games.

Aston Villa

League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1980-81

Valur Reykavik

Besta deild karla Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Icelandic Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1980

FIXTURE HISTORY

Valur Reykavik

Previous 5 vs. Valur: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season: 1981-82
Matchday: #6
European Match: #1
Manager Game: #365
Wednesday, 16 September 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Daniel Lambert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Thionville, 1980-1982
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Daniel Lambert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Thionville, 1980-1982
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Valur Reykavik

None

Daniel Lambert

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names the same line up for a fourth consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.62 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.62 |

Youngest Player |
CB Brendan Ormsby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.97 |

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

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Kenny Swain | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brendan Ormsby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Colin Gibson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Des Bremner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Dennis Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Tony Morley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Terry Donovan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

Valur Reykavik

GK Sigurdur Haraldsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Saevar Jรณnsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
D Hilmar Sighvatsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
D Thorgrimur รžrรกinsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
D Dyri Guรฐmundsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Njรกll Eiรฐsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Ottar Sveinsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Thorvaldur รžorvaldsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Valur Einar Valsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
F Gudmundur รžorbjรถrnsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
F Thorsteinn Sigurรฐsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Thorvaldur รžorvaldsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | (D Grรญmur Sรฆmundsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |)
๐Ÿ” | F Thorsteinn Sigurรฐsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | (F Matthรญas Hallgrรญmsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ken McNaught | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB Mark Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Andy Blair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Terry Bullivant | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Sigurdur Dagsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
D Magni Blรถndal Pรฉtursson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Jรณn Bergs | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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 : 16/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ : 16/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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 Halfโ€จ

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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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES