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Game #3728

Aston Villa

Lost

5th= (-3)

Sunday, 19 December 1982

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

Division One

Liverpool

Villa Park

Attendance: 34,568

Aston Villa

2-4

Liverpool

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 36' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are forced to play title rivals Liverpool after returning from their 12,000 mile round trip to Tokyo and the weariness is self evident as Villa concede three in the first thirty before their fightback is crushed in the final minutes.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 19 December 1982

🥅 | 6’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), David Hodgson
🥅 | 9’ Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool), Kenny Dalglish
🥅 | 27’ Goal, 0-3, (Liverpool), Alan Kennedy
⚽ | 34’ Goal, 1-3, Gary Shaw
⚽ | 36’ Goal, 2-3, Peter Withe, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-3 Liverpool
🥅 | 89’ Goal, 2-4, (Liverpool), Ian Rush
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-4 Liverpool

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa, reigning European Champions, lose for the third successive game in all competitions having fallen three goals behind in terrible conditions against Liverpool, as a result Villa make it ten wins, a draw and eight losses in nineteen League games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

Previous 5 vs. Liverpool: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥

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Season: 1982-83
Matchday: #26
League Match: #19
Manager Game: #51
Sunday, 19 December 1982

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Mark Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottingham, 1978-1987
HT Score: 🟥 2-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 2-4
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 51 | 🟩 | 25 🟨 | 9 🟥 17 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mark Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottingham, 1978-1987
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 26 December 1980, Villa 1-0 Stoke, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Liverpool

None

TEAM NEWS

Dennis Mortimer and Mark Walters (first start in 24) replace Tony Morley and Pat Heard.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.22 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 34.88 |

Youngest Player |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.56 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Bob Paisley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Liverpool

GK Bruce Grobbelaar | 🇿🇼 |
LB Alan Kennedy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CB Alan Hansen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Mark Lawrenson | 🇮🇪 |
RB Phil Neal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Sammy Lee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graeme Souness | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Ronnie Whelan | 🇮🇪 |
CF Kenny Dalglish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF David Hodgson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Ian Rush | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CF David Fairclough | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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