Aston Villa

3-3

Manchester United

Scorer(s) | Peter Withe | Peter Withe | Gary Shaw |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3674

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,182

Saturday, 14 March 1981

Position:

2nd (-1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3674

Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #33 |
Manager Game | #350 |
Saturday, 14 March 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 3-3 |
Last 5 Games | WWWWD |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.22 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.11 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.32 |

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names the same line up for a fifth 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

Bailey, Moran, Buchan, Nicholl, Albiston, Macari, Coppell, McIlroy (g), Wilkins, Jordan (g) (g), Birtles. Manager: Dave Sexton.

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
Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe
HT Aston Villa 2-0 Manchester United
Goal, 2-1, (Manchester United)
Goal, 2-2, (Manchester United)
Goal, 2-3, (Manchester United, pen)
Goal, 3-3, Gary Shaw
FT Aston Villa 3-3 Manchester United

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa end a run of seven wins with a high-scoring draw despite being two up at half time. As a result, Villa make it twenty one wins, seven draws and five defeats in thirty three League matches this season. Courtesy of Ipswich's win, Villa fall back to second in the Division One table, a point behind the Portman Road outfit.

KEY MAN

Gary Shaw, secured the draw, Saturday, 14 March 1981.

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