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Game #3873

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 9 October 1985

Aston Villa

8-1

Exeter City

League Cup

Exeter City

Villa Park

Attendance: 7,678

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩

Assist(s) | Paul Birch | 36' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win 12-2 on aggregate against fourth tier Exeter as Andy Gray scores his first goal for Villa since March 1979 against Tottenham whilst Gary Williams scores for the first time in his seven year career.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 9 October 1985

⚽ | 16' Goal, 1-0, Andy Gray
⚽ | 19' Goal, 2-0, Andy Gray
⚽ | 29' Goal, 3-0, Simon Stainrod
⚽ | 35' Goal, 4-0, Brendan Ormsby
⚽ | 36' Goal, 5-0, Gary Williams, Assist by Paul Birch
⚽ | 42' Goal, 6-0, Gary Williams
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 6-0 Exeter City
🥅 | 49' Goal, 6-1, (Exeter City), Alan Crawford
⚽ | 58' Goal, 7-1, Paul Birch
🔁 | 75' Sub off, Allan Evans, Sub on, Tony Daley
⚽ | 84' Goal, 8-1, Brendan Ormsby
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 8-1 Exeter City

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner’s Villa beat Fourth Division side Exeter City in the second leg of the League Cup second round as Andy Gray scores his first goals for the club since his return.

Aston Villa

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

Exeter City

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Exeter City

Previous 5 vs. Exeter: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1985-86 |
Matchday | #13 |
Manager Game | #59 |
Wednesday, 9 October 1985

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: Peter Tyldesley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Stockport, 1979–1991
HT Score 🟩 6-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 8-1
Aggregate Result: 🟩 Won
Aggregate Score: 🟩 12-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 59 | 🟩 | 22 🟨 | 16 🟥 21 | 1.39

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Tyldesley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Stockport, 1979–1991
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 25 September 1985, League Cup, Villa 4-1 Exeter, St James' Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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TEAM NEWS

Colin Gibson replaces Darren Bradley.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.02 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 29.88 |

Youngest Player |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.78 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
M Steve Hodge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Colin Appleton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Exeter City

GK John Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
FB Graeme Kirkup | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Keith Viney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Jim McNichol | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB John Impey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Nicky Marker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Martin Ling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gary Jackson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W Alan Crawford | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
F Ray Pratt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CF Tony Kellow | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 75' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Gary Jackson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Steve Harrower | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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SQUAD STATS

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

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

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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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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT