Game #3651

1980-81

Position:

2nd= (-)

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Division One

Birmingham City

St Andrew's

Attendance: 33,879

Saturday, 11 October 1980

Villa beat neighbours Birmingham to remain joint second but are now just a point behind leaders Ipswich.

Birmingham City

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans (pen) | 36' | Allan Evans | 85' |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #3651

Matchday | #14 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #327 |
Saturday, 11 October 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown

MATCH INCIDENTS

Unknown

Villa

💥+ | 💥- |

Birmingham City

Not recorded

🟨 | 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    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.00 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.69 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.90 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Ron Saunders

STAFF

STARTING LINE UP

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

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

THE OPPOSITION

Wealands, Gallagher, Dennis, Langan, Todd, Curbishley (ex), Ainscow, Dillon, Gemmill, Lynex, Worthington (g). Manager: Jim Smith.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

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.

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MATCH TIMELINE

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

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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