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Game #3704

Aston Villa

Lost

22nd (-3)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

Tuesday, 31 August 1982

Division One

Everton

Goodison Park

Attendance: 24,026

Everton

5-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, pointless after two games and bottom of the table, suffer a shocking defeat at Goodison having conceded eight in their first pair of matches.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 31 August 1982

🥅 | 7’ Goal, 0-1, (Everton), Adrian Heath
🥅 | 34’ Goal, 0-2, (Everton), Adrian Heath
🥅 | 40’ Goal, 0-3, (Everton), Andy King
🕒 | HT Everton 3-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 80' Sub off, Allan Evans, Sub on, Pat Heard
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 0-4, (Everton), Graham Sharp
🥅 | 90’ Goal, 0-5, (Everton, pen), Graham Sharp
🕒 | FT Everton 5-0 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Ken McNaught, Foul.

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa, reigning European Champions, suffer a second successive defeat at the start of the 1982-83 campaign as they are hammered by Everton, failing to score for the first time this season.

Meanwhile, Kenny Swain made his final appearance for Villa aged 30 before moving on to Nottingham Forest in early 1983 for a fee of £25,000.

Swain played for Villa between 1978-79 and 1982-83 making 179 appearances and scoring 5 goals whilst winning the Division One title and European Cup.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Everton

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1969-70

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1982-83
Matchday: #2
League Match: #2
Manager Game: #27
Tuesday, 31 August 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Arnold Challinor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Maltby, 1977-1984
HT Score: 🟥 0-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-5
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 27 | 🟩 | 12 🟨 | 7 🟥 8 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Arnold Challinor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Maltby, 1977-1984
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 17 December 1977, Villa 0-1 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park. 🆘
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Everton

None

TEAM NEWS

Gary Shaw replaces Peter Withe.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.53 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 34.58 |

Youngest Player |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.26 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔴 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Howard Kendall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Everton

GK Neville Southall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
RB Brian Borrows | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Billy Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Mark Higgins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB John Bailey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Kevin Sheedy | 🇮🇪 |
M Adrian Heath | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
W Alan Irvine | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Graeme Sharp | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 80' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | W Alan Irvine | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | (M Kevin Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/12

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

🔴 RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 1978-82 | 🕒 179 | 179 (0) | ⚽ 5 | 🔥 16 | 🇺 1 | #601 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

“We simply stopped competing. The problem stems from our back four, but spread right through the team. They clearly need a good kick up the backside." Tony Barton.

MATCH REPORT

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