Aston Villa

2-1

Southampton

Scorer(s) | Tony Morley | David Geddis |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3676

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 32,467

Saturday, 28 March 1981

Position:

2nd (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3676

Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #352 |
Saturday, 28 March 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

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

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.67 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.15 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.36 |

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 |
F David Geddis |
F Gary Shaw |

THE OPPOSITION

Wells, Golac, Nicholl (ex), Watson, Baker, Holmes, Williams, Ball (Puckett), Keegan, Moran, Channon. Manager: Lawrie McMenemy.

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, (Southampton), Allan Evans o.g.
Goal, 1-1, Tony Morley
Goal, 2-1, David Geddis
HT Aston Villa 2-1 Southampton
FT Aston Villa 2-1 Southampton

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the eighth time in ten games to make it twenty two wins, seven draws and six defeats in thirty five League matches this season and remain a point behind leaders Ipswich in second in the Division One table.

KEY MAN

David Geddis, scored the winner, Saturday, 28 March 1981.

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