Sunderland

1-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans | Dennis Mortimer |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3673

Division One

Roker Park

Attendance: 27,278

Saturday, 7 March 1981

Position:

1st= (+1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3673

Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #32 |
Manager Game | #349 |
Saturday, 7 March 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.21 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.09 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.30 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names the same line up for a fourth successive match.

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

Siddall, Chisholm, Hinnigan (g), Elliott, Hindmarch, Bolton, Arnott, Bowyer (Cooke), Ritchie, Rowell, Cummins. Manager: Ken Knighton.

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 CB Ken McNaught |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

MATCH TIMELINE

[Exact chronological timings not recorded]
Goal, 1-0, Allan Evans
Goal, 2-0, Dennis Mortimer
HT Sunderland 0-2 Aston Villa
Goal, 2-1, (Sunderland)
Sub off, Ken McNaught, Sub on, Colin Gibson
FT Sunderland 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win their seventh game in a row to make it twenty one wins, six draws and five defeats in thirty two League matches this season. As a result Villa go level on points with Ipswich at the top of the Division One table.

KEY MAN

Allan Evans, opened the scoring as Villa make it seven in a row and top spot, Saturday, 7 March 1981.

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