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Game #3737

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 26 January 1983

Won

Final

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

UEFA Cup

Barcelona

Attendance: 31,750

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

FC Barcelona

Assist(s) | Ken McNaught | 80' | Gordon Cowans | 104' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa triumph over the "thuggery" of "brutal" Barcelona who "kicked everything that moved" to win the UEFA Super Cup.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 26 January 1983

๐ŸŸจ | 9โ€™ Booking, (FC Barcelona), Julio Alberto, Scything tackle on Andy Blair
๐ŸŸจ | 38' Booking, (FC Barcelona), Urbano Ortega
๐ŸŸจ | 40' Booking, Colin Gibson
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 FC Barcelona
๐ŸŸจ | 50โ€™ Booking, Ken McNaught, Foul
๐ŸŸจ | 50โ€™ Booking, (FC Barcelona), Julio Alberto, Deliberate Handball
๐ŸŸฅ | 50โ€™ Sending off, (FC Barcelona), Julio Alberto, Second Booking
๐ŸŸจ | 53โ€™ Booking, (FC Barcelona), Josรฉ Ramรณn Alexanko
๐ŸŸจ | 77' Booking, Allan Evans, Push
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, (FC Barcelona), Bernd Schuster, High tackle
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Tony Morley, Sub on, Mark Walters
โšฝ | 79โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Gary Shaw, Assist by Ken McNaught
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Migueli remains on the floor with a facial cut
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Game delayed for four minutes by Barcelona players protesting goal
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-0 FC Barcelona
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 99โ€™ Missed penalty, Gordon Cowans
โšฝ | 99โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gordon Cowans from rebound
๐ŸŸจ | 101' Booking, (FC Barcelona), Javier Urruti for kicking Cowans
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 101โ€™ Schuster kicked ball into crowd ahead of restart after referee had placed the ball on the centre spot
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 101โ€™ Schuster attempts to lead walk off of Barcelona players
โšฝ | 104โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Ken McNaught, Assist by Gordon Cowans
๐ŸŸจ | 105โ€™ Booking, (FC Barcelona), Manolo
๐ŸŸฅ | 105โ€™ Sending off, (FC Barcelona), Marcos Alonso, Punching Mark Walters
๐ŸŸจ | 110' Booking, Allan Evans, Trip
๐ŸŸฅ | 110โ€™ Sending off, Allan Evans, Second Booking
๐Ÿ” | 113โ€™ Sub off, Gary Williams, Sub on, Paul Birch
๐Ÿ•’ | AET Aston Villa 3-0 FC Barcelona

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa, reigning European Champions, win the Super Cup by hammering Barcelona on a bewildering European night at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
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: 1981-82

Barcelona

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
La Liga Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Copa del Rey Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1981-82

FIXTURE HISTORY

Barcelona

Previous 5 vs. Barcelona: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1982-83
Matchday: #35
Manager Game: #60
Wednesday, 26 January 1983

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Alexis Ponnet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Brussels, 1975-1989
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
Aggregate: Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Aggregate Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
AET Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
AET Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
Aggregate: Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Aggregate Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 60 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 28 ๐ŸŸจ | 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 21 | 1.58

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alexis Ponnet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Brussels, 1975-1989 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Barcelona

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Andy Blair replaces Dennis Mortimer.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.70 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 31.43 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.19 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Ken McNaught | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
RB Gary Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Colin Gibson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Des Bremner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Andy Blair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Tony Morley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gary Shaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Udo Lattek | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Barcelona

GK Javier Urruti | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Josรฉ Ramรณn Alexanko | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Migueli | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Julio Alberto | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
M Vรญctor Muรฑoz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Urbano Ortega | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Bernd Schuster | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Tente Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Periko Alonso | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Marcos Alonso | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
W Lobo Carrasco | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Mark Walters | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Tony Morley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 72โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Paul Birch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Gary Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 113โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Lobo Carrasco | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | (CF Quini | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Quini | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | (LB Manolo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jimmy Rimmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brendan Ormsby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ray Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Pello Artola | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Antonio Olmo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Periko Alonso | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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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‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ : 15/16

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 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

โ€œI was very disappointed with Barcelona, they have quality players and donโ€™t need to play like they did. โ€œIt was only my playersโ€™ restraint which prevented it getting even worse. โ€œI donโ€™t feel we intimidated them at all and there is no reason why we should fear sanctions from UEFA. โ€œPeople are continually knocking British football but Iโ€™m sure no one wants to see us play the way Barcelona did tonight. โ€œWhen we looked at it before the game it seemed worth competing in because it is another European tournament, another medal. โ€œNow my feelings are bitter sweet. โ€œWe will be without Allan Evans in Europe next time and we could have lost a few more players [through injury] for Saturdayโ€™s FA Cup tie against Wolves. โ€œI only saw bits and pieces of the Spurs game last year [Cup Winners Cup semi final with Barcelona for which they were heavily fined] but I canโ€™t believe it could have been worse than this. โ€œPeople keep going on about whatโ€™s wrong with British football and saying that we are inferior to the continentals. โ€œBut if thatโ€™s the way they want to see us play every Saturday, then I donโ€™t want any part of it. โ€œI thought there might be some trouble because Barcelona have a reputation for violence away from home and they were coming here to defend a one goal lead. โ€œBut I never expected anything like this. โ€œI donโ€™t know why they do it.โ€ Tony Barton.

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