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Game #3827

Aston Villa

Saturday, 20 October 1984

Drew

13th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Division One

Norwich City

Attendance: 14,149

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-2

Norwich City

Assist(s) | Didier Six | 17' | Brendan Ormsby | 69' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Peter Witheโ€™s brace saves Villa from defeat to 17th placed Norwich. Having scored four and made five goal sin his last four games there are rumours that Peter Withe is about to be offered a new contract to keep him at the club for another three years whilst another League and European Cup winner, Dennis Mortimer, is not so lucky as Graham Turner prematurely calls time on the great captainโ€™s Villa career.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 October 1984

๐Ÿฅ… | 11โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Norwich City), John Deehan
โšฝ | 17โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Peter Withe, Assist by Didier Six
๐Ÿฅ… | 45โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Norwich City), Louie Donawa
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Norwich City
โšฝ | 69' Goal, 2-2, Peter Withe, Assist by Brendan Ormsby
๐Ÿ” | 70' Sub off, Steve McMahon, Sub on, Dennis Mortimer ๐Ÿ”ด
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-2 Norwich City

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa draw with 17th placed Norwich to make it four wins in eleven League games, whilst losing five. Meanwhile, Villa's League and European Cup winning captain Dennis Mortimer made his final appearance aged 32 before moving on to Brighton & Hove Albion in August 1985 on a free transfer. Mortimer played for Villa between 1975-76 and 1984-85 making 405 appearances and scoring 35 goals and became the eighth member of the fourteen man League title winning squad that had now been sold under the Herbert Douglas Ellis regime. Mortimer's departure followed those of Kenny Swain, Ken McNaught, Jimmy Rimmer, David Geddis, Tony Morley, Eamonn Deacy and Des Bremner.

Meanwhile, Steve Foster made his final Villa appearance aged 27 before moving on to Luton Town in November for ยฃ70,000 just six months after Villa had paid Brighton & Hove Albion ยฃ150,000 for his services. Foster played in the 1983-84 and 1984-85 seasons making 17 appearances and scoring 3 goals but repeated rows with a manager who had been in post for just two months put paid to his Villa career.

Villa then had lost regulars from their midfield and defence with more discontent behind the scenes; the Turner / Ellis axis, had been in place for less than 10 weeks.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
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

Norwich City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1961โ€“62

FIXTURE HISTORY

Norwich City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1984-85 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #11 |
Manager Game | #13 |
Saturday, 20 October 1984

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: Lester Shapter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Torquay, 1974-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 13 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 6 ๐ŸŸจ | 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 5 | 1.54

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lester Shapter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Torquay, 1974-1992
Matches Officiated: 7
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 2
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 18 April 1984, Villa 1-2 Tottenham, White Hart Lane.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Norwich City

None

TEAM NEWS

Allan Evans and Colin Gibson replace Tony Dorigo and Steve Foster.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.87 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.16 |

Youngest Player |
CF Paul Rideout | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.20 |

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 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB Steve Foster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
M Colin Gibson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steve McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Paul Birch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Didier Six | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Peter Withe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Paul Rideout | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Ken Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Norwich City

GK Chris Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Paul Haylock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Dave Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Greg Downs | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M John Devine | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Louie Donowa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Peter Mendham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Asa Hartford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF John Deehan (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Mick Channon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Dennis Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Steve McMahon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 70' |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Mark Farrington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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 : 10/11

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 : 11/12

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 : 10/11

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 : 11/12

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

๐Ÿ”ด M Dennis Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1975-84 | ๐Ÿ•’ 405 | 404 (1) | โšฝ 36 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 70 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 0 | #579 |
๐Ÿ”ด CB Steve Foster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1984 | ๐Ÿ•’ 17 | 17 (0) | โšฝ 3 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 0 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 0 | #625 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT