Villa beat neighbours Birmingham to remain joint second but are now just a point behind leaders Ipswich.
Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans (pen) | 36' | Allan Evans | 85' |
Assist(s) | Not recorded
AT A GLANCE
Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #327 |
Saturday, 11 October 1980
Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LWWDW |
💥+ | 💥- |
🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded
💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed
💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen
🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance
Starting XI Average Age
| 26.00 |
Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.69 |
Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.90 |
Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.
Wealands, Gallagher, Dennis, Langan, Todd, Curbishley (ex), Ainscow, Dillon, Gemmill, Lynex, Worthington (g). Manager: Jim Smith.
ex: Also played for the Villa
s/o: Sent off
s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on
ON THIS DAY
Ron Saunders' Villa beat neighbours Birmingham at St Andrew's to make it seven wins, two draws and two defeats in eleven League matches this season as they climb to joint second in the Division One table alongside Liverpool, one point behind leaders Ipswich.
36’ Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans (pen)
HT Birmingham City 0-1 Aston Villa
49’ Goal, 1-1, (Birmingham City, pen), Frank Worthington
85’ Goal, 2-1, Allan Evans
FT Birmingham City 1-2 Aston Villa
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