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Game #3810

Aston Villa

Won

9th (-)

Saturday, 21 April 1984

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

Division One

Watford

Villa Park

Attendance: 16,110

Aston Villa

2-1

Watford

Assist(s) | Mark Walters | 2' | Andy Blair | 59' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Foster scores the winner on his home debut as Villa beat Graham Taylor's Watford but remain 9th in the table under Tony Barton.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 April 1984

⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0, Dennis Mortimer, Assist by Mark Walters
🥅 | 6’ Goal, 1-1, (Watford), Worrell Sterling
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Watford
⚽ | 59’ Goal, 2-1, Steve Foster, Assist by Andy Blair
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Watford

ON THIS DAY

Tony Barton's Villa win for the first time in three to make it fifteen wins, nine draws and fourteen defeats in thirty eight League games this season.

Aston Villa

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

Watford

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Watford

Previous 5 vs. Watford: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1983-84
Matchday: #51
League Match: #38
Manager Game: #133
Saturday, 21 April 1984

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1982-1984
Referee: Ian Hendrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 1983–1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 133 | 🟩 | 61 🟨 | 25 🟥 47 | 1.56

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ian Hendrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 1983–1993
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Watford

None

TEAM NEWS

Tony Barton names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.77 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.67 |

Youngest Player |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.90 |

MANAGER

Tony Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mervyn Day | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Foster | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Watford

GK Steve Sherwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB David Bardsley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Lee Sinnott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Wilf Rostron | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Les Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Worrell Sterling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W John Barnes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F George Reilly | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Jimmy Gilligan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Mo Johnston | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | F Jimmy Gilligan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (D Neil Price | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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