Aston Villa

2-0

Nottingham Forest

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans (pen) | Peter Withe |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3680

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 34,707

Saturday, 18 April 1981

Position:

1st (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3680

Matchday | #43 |
League Match | #39 |
Manager Game | #356 |
Saturday, 18 April 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-0 |
Last 5 Games | WWWLW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.00 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.21 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.42 |

TEAM NEWS

Dennis Mortimer replaces Allan Evans.

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 Ken McNaught |
M Des Bremner |
M Dennis Mortimer |
M Colin Gibson |
M Gordon Cowans |
W Tony Morley |
CF Peter Withe |
F Gary Shaw |

THE OPPOSITION

Shilton, Aas, Needham, Gray (ex), Gunn, Anderson, Mills, McGovern, Robertson, Ward, Francis. Manager: Brian Clough.

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, Gordon Cowans (pen)
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Nottingham Forest
Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe
FT Aston Villa 2-0 Nottingham Forest

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win for the eleventh time in fourteen games to make it twenty five wins, seven draws and seven defeats in thirty nine League matches this season as they sit three points clear of Ipswich at the top of the Division One table.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, nineteenth of the season wins it for Villa, Saturday, 18 April 1981.

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