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Game #3770

Aston Villa

Drew

2nd Round

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨

Tuesday, 4 October 1983

League Cup

Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Attendance: 18,484

Portsmouth

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa need two goals in the final four minutes to rescue a League Cup draw with second tier Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 4 October 1983

🥅 | 43’ Goal, 0-1, (Portsmouth), Mark Hateley
🕒 | HT Portsmouth 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 57' Goal, 0-2, (Portsmouth), Colin Gibson o.g.
🔁 | 74' Sub off, Alan Curbishley, Sub on, Des Bremner
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 1-2, Colin Gibson
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 2-2, Allan Evans
🕒 | FT Portsmouth 2-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa can only draw at second division Portsmouth in the League Cup ahead of the return leg at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

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

Portsmouth

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

Previous 5 vs. Portsmouth: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1983-84
Matchday: #11
Manager Game: #93
Tuesday, 4 October 1983

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: John Moules | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Essex, 1981–1993
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 2-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 93 | 🟩 | 45 🟨 | 15 🟥 33 | 1.61

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Moules | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Essex, 1981–1993
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 17 April 1982, Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Portsmouth

None

TEAM NEWS

Gary Shaw and Steve McMahon replace Tony Morley and Des Bremner.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.95 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.12 |

Youngest Player |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.35 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Curbishley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Gerry Francis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Portsmouth

GK Alan Knight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John McLaughlin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Richard Money | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Mick Tait | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Steve Aizlewood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Bob Doyle | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Neil Webb | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Kevin Dillon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Nicky Morgan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Mark Hateley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Alan Biley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | for M Alan Curbishley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 74' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Neil Webb | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Alan Rogers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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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M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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

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