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Game #3694

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 21 April 1982

Drew

Semi Final

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

European Cup

R.S.C. Anderlecht

Attendance: 38,040

Constant Vanden Stock Stadium

R.S.C. Anderlecht

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa deliver an almost perfect European away performance with their qualification for the Final in Rotterdam rarely in doubt but trouble on the terraces holds up play for six minutes and leaves a cloud of doubt over the on pitch achievements of Tony Barton's team.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 21 April 1982

๐Ÿ•’ | HT RSC Anderlecht 0-0 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, Kenny Swain
๐Ÿ•’ | FT RSC Anderlecht 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa draw at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium to qualify for the European Cup final courtesy of Tony Morley's single goal in the first leg.

In total Barton had now led Villa for seventeen games and delivered nine wins, five 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.

Aston Villa

UEFA Cup Winners Cup Winners: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1980-81

R.S.C. Anderlecht

UEFA Cup Winners Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Belgian First Division Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Belgian Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

R.S.C. Anderlecht

Previous 5 vs. Anderlecht: ๐ŸŸฉ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1981-82 |
Matchday | #53 |
Manager Game | #17 |
Wednesday, 21 April 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Duลกan Krchลˆรกk | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | Bratislava, 1979-1991
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
Aggregate Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Aggregate Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 17 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 9 ๐ŸŸจ | 5 ๐ŸŸฅ 3 | 1.88

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Duลกan Krchลˆรกk | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | Bratislava, 1979-1991
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

R.S.C. Anderlecht

None

TEAM NEWS

Des Bremner, Dennis Mortimer and Gary Shaw replace David Geddis, Andy Blair and Pat Heard.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.33 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 34.22 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.43 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Kenny Swain | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Gary Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Ken McNaught | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Dennis Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Des Bremner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Tony Morley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gary Shaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Tomislav Iviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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R.S.C. Anderlecht

GK Jacky Munaron | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Michel De Groote | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Hugo Broos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Luca Peruzoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Wim Hofkens | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Walter De Greef | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Frank Vercauteren | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Juan Lozano | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Ludo Coeck | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Willy Geurts | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Kenneth Brylle | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Wim Hofkens | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | (F Micun Jovaniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Willy Geurts | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | (M Per Frimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Mark Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Pat Heard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Andy Blair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF David Geddis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Antonio Goossens | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Michel Renquin | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Bert Cluytens | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 16/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช : 7/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช : 10/16

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 Halfโ€จ

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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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

LEAGUE champions Aston Villa are fighting against time to get eight players fit for their European Cup semi-final showdown with Anderlecht on Wednesday. Although Villa's crisis eased a little yesterday as the "crocks" underwent intensive treatment, manager Tony Barton may not be able to name his team until a few hours before the kick-off in Brussels. Barton, whose side have a 1-0 first leg advantage, said last night: "I'm very hopeful about most of the lads who are hurt being available." Monday, 19 April 1982 --- ANGERED at being labelled Europe's most boring side, Anderlecht's Yugoslavian coach Tomoslav Ivic has named his most attacking side of the season for tonight's game: "This is a side to win 3-0. We need that to be safe. "This time we are going to attack and be brave. It is a different kind of game to the first one and it will be Villa's turn to lie back and wait." Wednesday, 21 April 1982 --- "He seems to under tremendous pressure and has apparently built up considerably since their three goal defeat by Beveren and Ivic, in particular, is taking a lot of stick.from every angle. "They have now blown their chances of retaining their league championship and, like us, have only this to play for. "The criticism has mainly been about their style of play which, home or away, is built around defence and he has left a number of senior international players in the reserves to accommodate his tactics. โ€œThey may attempt to change their attitude and approach, but this isnโ€™t something you can turn on and off like a tap. "We have shown in recent games that we are not only good enough to beat the best in England but also the best in Europe. โ€œWe are still a quality side and we are, once again, playing with our old confidence. "That is why I will not change our system because I did it might upset the balance. โ€œThere is no way we have come, here to sit back and defend. โ€œThat would be taking our life into our hands if we did.โ€ Tony Barton. --- โ€œWhile Villa will be anxiously awaiting the report of the European Football Union's observer, I understand he is sympathetic towards the club's view that there was little they could do about it. They had no control over fans who were outside the club party and the late sale of tickets [by Anderlecht] made segregation inside the stadium impossible.โ€œ --- "For about ten minutes I was worried the crowd trouble might cost us our place in Europe. โ€œFortunately the fans saw sense and calmed down. "In England the fans would have been segregated but they are not used to this sort of behaviour over here. โ€œFor a while I thought the fans had ruined it for us and even now we donโ€™t know what the outcome of all this will be. โ€œIt is extremely worrying, Will they fine us? Will they stop our genuine supporters from travelling to Holland? โ€œCould they even ban us from the final?โ€ Tony Barton. --- "The team panicked for a moment because we feared the referee might call the game off. "I signalled the Villa the fans to move away, and I would have thought some of the Anderlecht players could have done the same. โ€œIt wasn't only Villa people who were causing the trouble.โ€ Jimmy Rimmer. --- โ€œIโ€™m delighted with the teamโ€™s performance, and very proud to be associated with this club tonight. โ€œIt was a first-class performance that proved we have a right to be in the European Cup final [with Bayern Munich in Rotterdam on May 26].โ€ Tony Barton. --- "Our regulations clearly say that supporters must segregated into limited numbers of not more than 500 per group and not to be placed in front rows near to the playing area. We also stress that there must be no contact between the two rival sets fans and no sale of large blocks of tickets immediately prior to the game." Senior UEFA spokesman.

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