Aston Villa

2-1

Crystal Palace

Scorer(s) | Peter Withe | Peter Withe |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3671

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 27,203

Saturday, 21 February 1981

Position:

2nd (-1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3671

Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #347 |
Saturday, 21 February 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.17 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.05 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.27 |

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 |
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

Fry, Dare, Hinshelwood (g), Banfield, Boyle, Brooks, Smillie, Hilaire, Nicholas, Sealy, Allen. Manager: Dario Gradi.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

[Exact timings not recorded]
M Colin Gibson for RB Gary Williams |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Peter Withe
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace
Goal, 1-1, (Crystal Palace)
Goal, 2-1, Peter Withe
Sub off, Gary Williams, Sub on, Colin Gibson
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Crystal Palace

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it five successive victories to make it nineteen wins, six draws and five defeats in thirty League matches this season. As a result Villa sit in second place in the Division One table two points behind leaders Ipswich who have won their games in hand.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, makes it twelve for the season as Villa see off Palace, Saturday, 21 February 1981.

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