Aston Villa

4-1

Brighton & Hove Albion

Scorer(s) | Dennis Mortimer | Peter Withe | Des Bremner | Gary Shaw |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3653

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 27,367

Wednesday, 22 October 1980

Position:

1st (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3653

Matchday | #16 |
League Match | #13 |
Manager Game | #329 |
Wednesday, 22 October 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-1 |
Last 5 Games | WDWWW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.90 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.72 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 18.93 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up as he fields the first XI used in ten of the sixteen matches so far this season.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

Screenshot 2021-07-13 at 00.17.05.png

STARTING LINE UP

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

THE OPPOSITION

Moseley (ex), Foster (ex), Williams (O’Sullivan), Stevens, Lawrenson, Smith, McHale, Horton, Gregory (ex) (g), Robinson, Ritchie. Manager: Alan Mullery.

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 timings not recorded]
Goal, 0-1, (Queens Park Rangers), John Gregory
Goal, 1-1, Dennis Mortimer
HT Aston Villa 1-1 Queens Park Rangers
Goal, 2-1, Peter Withe
Goal, 3-1, Des Bremner
Goal, 4-1, Gary Shaw
FT Aston Villa 4-1 Queens Park Rangers

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa record another convincing win to make it nine wins, two draws and two defeats in thirteen League matches this season as they climb to outright first in the Division One table two points ahead of Ipswich.

KEY MAN

Dennis Mortimer, hit the equaliser to set Villa up for victory, Wednesday, 22 October 1980.

MATCH REPORT

Do you have a match report for this game? Contact us.