Middlesbrough

2-1

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3661

Division One

Ayresome Park

Attendance: 15,597

Saturday, 6 December 1980

Position:

1st= (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3661

Matchday | #24 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #337 |
Saturday, 6 December 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | WWLDL |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.36 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.84 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.05 |

TEAM NEWS

David Geddis replaces Peter Withe.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

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STARTING LINE UP

GK Jimmy Rimmer |
RB Kenny Swain |
RB Gary Williams |
CB Allan Evans |
CB Ken McNaught |
M Des Bremner |
M Gordon Cowans |
W Tony Morley |
M Dennis Mortimer |
F David Geddis |
F Gary Shaw |

THE OPPOSITION

Platt, Bailey, Craggs, Ashcroft, Nattrass, Armstrong, Proctor, Johnston (g), Shearer (g), Hodgson, Cochrane. Manager: John Neal.

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]
HT Middlesbrough 0-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough)
Goal, 0-2, (Middlesbrough)
Goal, 1-2, Gary Shaw
FT Middlesbrough 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa, without a win in four - and in their worst run of the season to date - make it twelve wins, five draws and four defeats in twenty one League matches this season. As a result Villa fall back to joint first place in the Division One table, level with Liverpool.

KEY MAN

Gary Shaw, scored in defeat, Saturday, 6 December 1980.

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