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Game #3843

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 February 1985

Won

12th (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Division One

Ipswich Town

Attendance: 15,051

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Ipswich Town

Assist(s) | Colin Gibson | 38' | Gordon Cowans | 80' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win three consecutive League games for the first time under Graham Turner as they are victorious against a bottom four side for the second successive game.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 February 1985

⚽ | 38' Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans, Assist by Colin Gibson
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Ipswich Town
⚽ | 80' Goal, 2-0, Colin Gibson, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🥅 | 87' Goal, 2-1, (Ipswich Town), Russell Osman
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Ipswich Town

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa win their third League game in succession in 1985 to make it eight wins in twenty five League games, whilst losing nine.

Aston Villa

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

Ipswich Town

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

Previous 5 vs. Ipswich: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1984-85 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #29 |
Saturday, 2 February 1985

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: John Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bedford, 1980-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 29 | 🟩 | 11 🟨 | 7 🟥 11 | 1.38

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bedford, 1980-1992
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 29 August 1983, Villa 1-0 Sunderland, Villa Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Allan Evans and Gordon Cowans replace Paul Birch and Dean Glover.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.31 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.45 |

Youngest Player |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.10 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Norton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔥 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Paul Rideout | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Bobby Ferguson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Ipswich Town

GK Paul Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Terry Butcher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Russell Osman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
RB George Burley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Trevor Putney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jason Dozzell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Brennan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Steve McCall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Romeo Zondervan | 🇳🇱 |
CF Kevin Wilson | 🇬🇧 |
CF Jean-Michel d'Avray | 🇿🇦 | 🔁 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Jean-Michel d'Avray | 🇿🇦 | (M Tommy Parkin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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W Didier Six | 🇫🇷 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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SQUAD STATS

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

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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

Match Symbols:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT