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Game #3658

Aston Villa

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

Tuesday, 27 October 1981

League Cup

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Molineux

Attendance: 19,491

Wolves

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

A Gordon Cowans brace extends Villa's unbeaten run to fourteen as they win at Molineux for the second successive game and progress to the League Cup third round.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 27 October 1981

🟨 | 30' Booking, Peter Withe
⚽ | 32' Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 73' Goal, 1-1 (Wolverhampton Wanderers), John Richards
⚽ | 88' Goal, 2-1, Gordon Cowans, pen
🕒 | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win successive games against Wolves and make it three wins in a row against the Molineux men.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1980-81

Wolverhampton Wanderers

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1981-82
Matchday: #17
Manager Game: #376
Tuesday, 27 October 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Keith Hackett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1976-1994
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 376 | 🟩 | 173 🟨 | 104 🟥 99 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Keith Hackett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1976-1994
Matches Officiated: 4
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 13 December 1980, Villa 3-0 Birmingham, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up from the team that beat the same opposition in the League last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.58 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.73 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.95 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |

MANAGER

John Barnwell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Paul Bradshaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Geoffrey Palmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Derek Parkin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Joe Gallagher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Colin Brazier | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mick Matthews | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Willie Carr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Peter Daniel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Melvyn Eves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Wayne Clarke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Willie Carr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | (CF John Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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