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Game #3783

Aston Villa

Won

7th (+2)

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Saturday, 3 December 1983

Division One

West Ham United

Villa Park

Attendance: 21,297

Aston Villa

1-0

West Ham United

Assist(s) | Gary Williams | 78' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Paul Rideout scores his second goal for the club as Villa record a narrow win over second placed West Ham to climb back to seventh in the table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 3 December 1983

🔁 | 17’ Sub off, Colin Gibson, Sub on, Eamonn Deacy
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham United
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 1-0, Paul Rideout, Assist by Gary Williams
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa beat high-flying West Ham courtesy of a strike by 19 year old Paul Rideout, as a result Villa make it eight wins, three draws and five defeats in sixteen League games this season as they climb back to 8th in the table. Meanwhile, Tony Morley made his last appearance for Villa aged 29 before moving on to West Bromwich Albion later this month for a fee of £75,000. Morley played for Villa between 1979-80 and 1983-84 making 180 appearances and scoring 29 goals winning the league title, and the European Cup. Morley became the fifth player from the 14 man League winning squad to be sold within just 18 months of the team being crowned Champions of Europe.

Aston Villa

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

West Ham United

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1983-84
Matchday: #24
League Match: #16
Manager Game: #106
Saturday, 3 December 1983

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Norman Glover | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chorley, 1977-1986
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 106 | 🟩 | 52 🟨 | 18 🟥 36 | 1.64

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Norman Glover | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Chorley, 1977-1986 🆘
Matches Officiated: 5
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 6 October 1982, Villa 1-2 Notts County, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

West Ham United

None

TEAM NEWS

Tony Morley and Ray Walker replace Alan Curbishley and Peter Withe.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.94 |

Oldest Player |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.68 |

Youngest Player |
CF Paul Rideout | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.32 |

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 Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ray Walker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔴 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Rideout | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

John Lyall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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West Ham United

GK Phil Parkes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Alvin Martin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neil Orr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Steve Walford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Ray Stewart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Frank Lampard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Geoff Pike | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Devonshire | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Trevor Brooking | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Whitton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Dave Swindlehurst | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 | for M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CB Neil Orr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | (CF Tony Cottee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

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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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

🔴 W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 1979-83 | 🕒 179 | 169 (10) | ⚽ 34 | 🔥 33 | 🇺 7 | #603 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

“We rode our luck a bit with two off the line but I think we just edged it.” Tony Barton.

MATCH REPORT

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