Leicester City

2-4

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Peter Withe | Des Bremner | Tony Morley | Peter Withe |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3677

Division One

Filbert Street

Attendance: 26,032

Saturday, 4 April 1981

Position:

1st (+1)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3677

Matchday | #40 |
League Match | #36 |
Manager Game | #353 |
Saturday, 4 April 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 4-2 |
Last 5 Games | WDLWW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.28 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.17 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.38 |

TEAM NEWS

Peter Withe replaces David Geddis.

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

Wallington, Friar, Scott, Williams, May, Byrne, Wilson. Grewcock, Young, Melrose, Lynex (g) (g). Manager: Jock Wallace.

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, (Leicester City)
Goal, 0-2, (Leicester City, pen)
Goal, 1-2, Peter Withe
Goal, 2-2, Des Bremner
HT Leicester City 2-2 Aston Villa
Goal, 3-2, Tony Morley
Goal, 4-2, Peter Withe
FT Leicester City 2-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the ninth time in eleven games to make it twenty three wins, seven draws and six defeats in thirty six League matches this season as they move a point clear of Ipswich at the top of the Division One table.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, brace makes it seventeen for the season for leaders Villa, Saturday, 4 April 1981.

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