Aston Villa

3-0

Middlesbrough

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

Assist(s) | Not recorded

Game #3682

Division One

Villa Park

Attendance: 38,018

Saturday, 25 April 1981

Position:

1st (-)

AT A GLANCE

Game #3682

Matchday | #45 |
League Match | #41 |
Manager Game | #358 |
Saturday, 25 April 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Saunders |
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 3-0 |
Last 5 Games | WLWDW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.40 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 33.23 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 19.44 |

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 |
CB Allan Evans |
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

Platt, Bailey, Craggs, Ashcroft, McAndrew, Ross, Armstrong, Proctor, Shearer, Janković, Cochrane. Manager: John Neal.

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, Gary Shaw
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough
Goal, 2-0, Peter Withe
Goal, 3-0, Allan Evans
FT Aston Villa 3-0 Middlesbrough

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it twenty six wins, eight draws and seven defeats in forty one League matches this season as they sit four points clear of Ipswich at the top of the Division One table. Ipswich have two games and four points to play and must win their next match to keep their title challenge alive.

KEY MAN

Peter Withe, twenty first of the season all but secures Villa the title, Saturday, 25 April 1981.

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