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Game #3853

Aston Villa

Lost

10th (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

Monday, 8 April 1985

Division One

West Bromwich Albion

The Hawthorns

Attendance: 21,044

West Brom

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa concede after 10' and lose to Albion at the Hawthorns for only their third defeat in thirteen League games as they remain 10th in the first division.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 8 April 1985

🥅 | 10’ Goal, 0-1, (West Bromwich Albion), Carl Valentine
🕒 | HT West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | Sub off, Didier Six, Sub on, Ray Walker
🕒 | FT West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Brendan Ormsby, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Gary Williams, Foul

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa see their three game winning run end as they fail to score for the fifteenth time this season, as a result Villa make it twelve wins in thirty five League games, whilst also losing twelve.

This goalscoring blank however was an extraordinary one with Villa laying almost constant siege to the Albion goal from first to last.

Meanwhile, Didier Six made his final appearance for Villa before moving on to Metz in June. Six had only joined Villa in October and played just 18 times, scoring twice.

Aston Villa

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

West Bromwich Albion

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1967-68

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Bromwich Albion

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1984-85 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #35 |
Manager Game | #39 |
Monday, 8 April 1985

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 39 | 🟩 | 15 🟨 | 10 🟥 14 | 1.41

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
Matches Officiated: 8
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 3
🆘 : 2
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 5 September 1984, Villa 0-5 Forest, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

West Bromwich Albion

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Tony Dorigo replaces Gordon Cowans.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.81 |

Oldest Player |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.63 |

Youngest Player |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.28 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Kevin Poole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Steve McMahon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Didier Six | 🇫🇷 | 🔁 | 🔴 |
CF Paul Rideout | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Johnny Giles | 🇮🇪 |

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West Bromwich Albion

GK Tony Godden | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Barry Cowdrill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martyn Bennett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Aly Robertson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Jimmy Nicholl | 🇬🇧 |
M Gary Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Gary Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tony Grealish | 🇮🇪 |
W Steve Hunt (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CF Carl Valentine | 🇨🇦 | ⚽ |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Ray Walker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for W Didier Six | 🇫🇷 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Gary Robson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF David Cross | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 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

🔴 W Didier Six | 🇫🇷 | 1984-85 | 🕒 18 | 14 (4) | ⚽ 2 | 🔥 2 | 🇺 4 | #628 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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