Aston Villa

1-0

Stoke City

Scorer(s) | Peter Withe |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3664

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 34,658

Friday, 26 December 1980

Position:

1st= (+1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3664

Matchday | #27 |
League Match | #24 |
Manager Game | #340 |
Friday, 26 December 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 1-0 |
Last 5 Games | DLWLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.01 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.90 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.11 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter Withe replaces David Geddis.

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 |
CF Peter Withe |
F Gary Shaw |

THE OPPOSITION

Fox, Dodd, Hampton, Evans, Munro, O’Callaghan, Bracewell, Doyle, Randle (Griffiths), Chapman, Heath (ex). Manager: Alan Durban.

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, 1-0, Peter Withe
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Stoke City
HT Aston Villa 3-0 Stoke City

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the second time in three to make it fourteen wins, five draws and five defeats in twenty four League matches this season. As a result Villa climb back to joint first in the Division One table, level with Liverpool.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, scores his eighth of the season on his return to the side to win it for Villa, Friday, 26 December 1980.

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