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Game #3692

Aston Villa

Won

13th (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

Monday, 12 April 1982

Division One

Brighton & Hove Albion

Villa Park

Attendance: 22,731

Aston Villa (Champions)

3-0

Brighton & Hove Albion

Assist(s) | Peter Withe | 53' | 86' | Gordon Cowans | 88' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa record a second successive 3-0 victory to make it four consecutive wins in all competitions under Tony Barton but Villa remain 13th in the table following their dismal start to the campaign under Ron Saunders.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 12 April 1982

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
🔁 | 49' Sub off, Gary Williams, Sub on, Pat Heard
⚽ | 53’ Goal, 1-0, David Geddis, Assist by Peter Withe
⚽ | 86’ Goal, 2-0, David Geddis, Assist by Peter Withe
⚽ | 88’ Goal, 3-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Dissent

ON THIS DAY

Reigning Champions Villa win for the third successive League game as Tony Barton's men make it six wins, three draws and two defeats under the new boss.

In total Barton had now led Villa for fifteen games and delivered eight wins, four draws and three defeats since taking over from Ron Saunders whose record over 35 games in 1981-82 had been fifteen wins, eight draws and twelve losses.

Villa’s unsuccessful title defence now consisted of twelve wins, ten draws and twelve defeats after 34 games.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1980-81

Brighton & Hove Albion

League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Brighton & Hove Albion

Previous 5 vs. Brighton: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1981-82 |
Matchday | #51 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #15 |
Monday, 12 April 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Derek Webb | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sale, 1978–1982
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 15 | 🟩 | 8 🟨 | 4 🟥 3 | 1.87

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Derek Webb | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sale, 1978–1982
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Brighton & Hove Albion

None

TEAM NEWS

David Geddis (first start in 13) replaces Gary Shaw.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.64 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 34.19 |

Youngest Player |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 21.33 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔥 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Mike Bailey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Brighton & Hove Albion

GK Perry Digweed | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Don Shanks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Gary Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Foster | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Sammy Nelson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Steve Gatting | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mickey Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Neil McNab | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Tony Grealish | 🇮🇪 |
CF Michael Robinson | 🇮🇪 |
CF Andy Ritchie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 49' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Neil McNab | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | (M Giles Stille | 🇸🇪 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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