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Game #3721

Aston Villa

Drew

10th (-2)

Saturday, 6 November 1982

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨

Division One

Coventry City

Highfield Road

Attendance: 12,076

Coventry City

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are held to a goalless draw at Highfield Road to fall back to 10th in the first division table. Meanwhile the club sacks four people accused of being whistleblowers regarding alleged unconventional financial practices.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 November 1982

🕒 | HT Coventry City 0-0 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Coventry City 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa, reigning European Champions, fail to score for the seventh time this season but draw with near neighbours Coventry to make it six wins, a draw and six losses in thirteen League games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Coventry City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Coventry City

Previous 5 vs. Coventry: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1982-83
Matchday: #19
League Match: #13
Manager Game: #44
Saturday, 6 November 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: John Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bedford, 1980-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 44 | 🟩 | 21 🟨 | 9 🟥 14 | 1.64

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bedford, 1980-1992
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Coventry City

None

TEAM NEWS

Eamonn Deacy replaces Colin Gibson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.27 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 34.76 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.97 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Dave Sexton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Coventry City

GK Les Sealey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Brian Roberts | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul Dyson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ian Butterworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Gary Gillespie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Danny Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gerry Francis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W Steve Hunt (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W John Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Mark Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Gerry Francis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (D Steve Jacobs | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

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

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

MATCH REPORT