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Game #3715

Aston Villa

Won

9th (+1)

Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

Saturday, 16 October 1982

Division One

Watford

Villa Park

Attendance: 21,572

Aston Villa

3-0

Watford

Assist(s) | Des Bremner | 28' | Gordon Cowans | 89' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Tony Morley, having been dropped by Villa and England, returns to the side and gives Graham Taylor's Watford a torrid time scoring a brace to secure Villa's first win in five.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 16 October 1982

⚽ | 28’ Goal, 1-0, Peter Withe, Assist by Des Bremner
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Watford
⚽ | 51’ Goal, 2-0, Tony Morley
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 3-0, Tony Morley, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Watford

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa, reigning European Champions, win for the first time in five games as they make it five wins and five losses in ten League games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Watford

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1982-83
Matchday: #13
League Match: #10
Manager Game: #38
Saturday, 16 October 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Allan Banks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Manchester, 1979-1986
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 38 | 🟩 | 18 🟨 | 8 🟥 12 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Allan Banks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Manchester, 1979-1986
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 21 November 1981, Villa 3-3 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Watford

None

TEAM NEWS

Colin Gibson (first start of the season) and Tony Morley replace Gary Williams and Pat Heard.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.99 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 34.70 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.92 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mark Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Watford

GK Steve Sherwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Wilf Rostron | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Terry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ian Bolton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Les Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Martin Patching | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Kenny Jackett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
W Nigel Callaghan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W John Barnes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Ross Jenkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Luther Blissett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | F Ross Jenkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF Gerry Armstrong | 🇬🇧 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

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

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

"I am the best left-sided player in England.” Tony Morley.

MATCH REPORT