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Game #3823

Aston Villa

Saturday, 29 September 1984

Lost

14th (-4)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division One

Ipswich Town

Attendance: 15,630

Portman Road

Ipswich Town

3-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Referee David Letts and linesman Paul Alcock contrive to send off two Villa players in two minutes as Graham Turner's side are defeated at Portman Road to leave the 14th in the table. Paul Rideout equalised on 54โ€™ but it was controversially disallowed by the referee who subsequently incorrectly sent Peter Withe off for โ€œmaking an obscene gesture.โ€ before sending off Colin Gibson two minutes later after an unreasonable first booking.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 September 1984

๐Ÿฅ… | 11โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Ipswich Town), Alan Sunderland
๐ŸŸจ | 11' Booking, Colin Gibson, Dissent
๐ŸŸจ | 45' Booking, Peter Withe, being too close to the ball as Terry Butcher took a free kick with the Villa player retreating
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Ipswich Town 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Goal incorrectly disallowed by linesman.... Paul Alcock
๐ŸŸฅ | 54โ€™ Sending off, Peter Withe, Obscene gesture reported by linesman.... Paul Alcock
๐ŸŸฅ | 56โ€™ Sending off, Colin Gibson, Scything tackle
๐Ÿฅ… | 58' Goal, 0-2, (Ipswich Town), Russell Osman
๐Ÿ” | 74' Sub off, Mark Walters, Sub on, Paul Kerr
๐Ÿฅ… | 80โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Ipswich Town), Eric Gates
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Ipswich Town 3-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa lose for the second successive game and are heavily beaten without reply once again to make it three wins in eight League games, losing four.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 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

Ipswich Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1984-85 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #9 |
Saturday, 29 September 1984

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: David Letts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Basingstoke, 1979-1985
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-3
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 9 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 4 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 4 | 1.44

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Letts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Basingstoke, 1979-1985 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 2
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 2
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 7 December 1982, Villa 1-2 Arsenal, Highbury.
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Dennis Mortimer, Peter Withe and Brendan Ormsby replace Paul Kerr, Steve McMahon and Steve Foster.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.77 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.11 |

Youngest Player |
CF Paul Rideout | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.14 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Mervyn Day | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Gary Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Brendan Ormsby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Colin Gibson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Birch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Dennis Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Mark Walters | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Paul Rideout | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |

MANAGER

Bobby Ferguson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Ipswich Town

GK Paul Cooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Ian Cranson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Terry Butcher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Russell Osman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
RB George Burley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Trevor Putney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steve McCall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Romeo Zondervan | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Kevin O'Callaghan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
F Eric Gates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Alan Sunderland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Paul Kerr | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Mark Walters | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 74' |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Trevor Putney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Jean-Michel d'Avray | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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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 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 : 9/11

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 : 9/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

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:

โ€‹

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€œAfter my goal was disallowed, I said something to the linesman and then made a gesture at him. โ€œWhen the referee [David Letts] went over, the linesman [Paul Alcock] insisted it was Peter. But it was me. Paul Rideout. โ€œThat [getting the wrong man] doesnโ€™t affect my report at all, which is already in the post. โ€œIt is up to the club and players concerned to make representations to the FA. โ€œThe linesman [Paul Alcock] was adamant in his evidence that it was Withe and told Withe so.โ€ David Letts. โ€œBoth Withe and Rideout will be submitting their version of the incident to the FA [after David Letts and linesman Paul Alcockโ€™s mistake]. It means, of course, that Rideout will have to admit was the offender.โ€ Secretary Steve Stride. โ€œIt clear in my own mind that Withe did not make any gesture. โ€œFour of us in the dug-out all shouted to the linesman nearest us; โ€˜He's got the wrong manโ€™.โ€ Graham Turner. โ€œAll I said was โ€˜Look ref, the linesmanโ€™s flaggingโ€™. โ€œThe referee [David Letts] turned round and said: Iโ€™m booking you for dissent.โ€™ โ€œI didnโ€™t swear at all.โ€ Colin Gibson โ€œWitheโ€™s dismissal was a case of mistaken identity. โ€œIt was Rideout who made the gesture. โ€œI said to the ref: โ€˜Are you sure itโ€™s Withe?โ€™. โ€œNo one should make a gesture at an official, but only the linesman [Paul Alcock] saw it. โ€œHe [Paul Alcock] could have let it go. โ€œItโ€™s ridiculous that players are booked for not getting back ten yards at a free kick, yet an Ipswich player made a terrible tackled on Dennis Mortimer and got away with it. โ€œWithe sat had head bowed in the dressing room, not saying a word. โ€œHeโ€™s only just come back from injury and now we are going to lose him for something he did not do. โ€œPlayers canโ€™t appeal any more. โ€œIn the past you could please for leniency or even sanity. โ€œBut not any more.โ€ Allan Evans.

MATCH REPORT