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Game #3807

Aston Villa

Won

7th= (+1)

Saturday, 7 April 1984

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

Division One

Coventry City

Villa Park

Attendance: 15,318

Aston Villa

2-0

Coventry City

Assist(s) | Paul Birch | 34' | Eamonn Deacy | 46' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from their surprise defeat to neighbours Birmingham with victory over Coventry to move to 7th in the table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 April 1984

⚽ | 34' Goal, 1-0, Brendan Ormsby, Assist by Paul Birch
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Coventry City
⚽ | 46' Goal, 2-0, Paul Birch, Assist by Eamonn Deacy
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Coventry City

🟨 | Booking, Andy Blair, Foul

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa make it three wins in five as they see off Coventry at Villa Park and now have fourteen wins, nine draws and twelve defeats in thirty five 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: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season 1983-84
Matchday: #48
League Match: #35
Manager Game: #130
Saturday, 7 April 1984

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Brian Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Gloucester, 1976-1991
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 130 | 🟩 | 60 🟨 | 25 🟥 45 | 1.58

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Brian Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Gloucester, 1976-1991
Matches Officiated: 7
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 2
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 12 February 1983, Villa 2-0 Everton, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Coventry City

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Dennis Mortimer, Des Bremner and Eamonn Deacy replace Colin Gibson, Alan Curbishley and Paul Rideout.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.50 |

Oldest Player |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.03 |

Youngest Player |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.86 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mervyn Day | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 | 🔥 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Bobby Gould | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Coventry City

GK Perry Suckling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Stuart Pearce | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Nicky Platnauer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ian Butterworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Trevor Peake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
D Steve Jacobs | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Martin Singleton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W David Bennett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gerry Daly | 🇮🇪 |
F Terry Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Tommy Langley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CB Trevor Peake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Ashley Grimes | 🇮🇪 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Paul Kerr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/12

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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