Coventry City

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Tony Morley | Peter Withe |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3668

Division One

Highfield Road

Attendance: 27,020

Saturday, 17 January 1981

Position:

1st= (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3668

Matchday | #31 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #344 |
Saturday, 17 January 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.13 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 32.96 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.17 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

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

THE OPPOSITION

Sealey (ex), Roberts, Dyson, Coop, Thomas, Gillespie, Blair (ex), Hunt (ex), Daly, Ferguson (Hateley (g)), Thompson (ex). Manager: Gordon Milne.

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, (Coventry City)
HT Coventry City 1-0 Aston Villa
Goal, 1-1, Tony Morley
Goal, 2-1, Peter Withe
FT Coventry City 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it four unbeaten in the League after a difficult spell to make it sixteen wins, six draws and five defeats in twenty seven League matches this season. As a result Villa sit in joint first place in the Division One table level with Ipswich after the Portman Road club won their game in hand.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, tenth of the season wins it for Villa, Saturday, 17 January 1981.

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