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Game #3886

Aston Villa

Lost

18th (-2)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

Saturday, 14 December 1985

Division One

Manchester United

Villa Park

Attendance: 27,626

Aston Villa

1-3

Manchester United

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose the second half again as they end up well beaten in the second 45' for the fourth successive League game to leave them winless in six and 18th in the first division table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 14 December 1985

🥅 | 19’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Darren Bradley o.g.
⚽ | 29’ Goal, 1-1, Steve Hodge
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United
🥅 | 67’ Goal, 1-2, (Manchester United), Gordon Strachan
🥅 | 71’ Goal, 1-3, (Manchester United), Mark Hughes
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-3 Manchester United

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans
🟨 | Booking, Darren Bradley
🟨 | Booking, Gary Williams
🟨 | Booking, Steve Hodge

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner’s Villa lose for the fourth consecutive League game and now have just four wins in twenty one Division One games and ten defeats as they fall to 18th place in the table.

Aston Villa

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

Manchester United

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1984-85

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1985-86 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Match | #21 |
Manager Game | #72 |
Saturday, 14 December 1985

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: Darryl Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Uxbridge, 1975-1989
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 72 | 🟩 | 25 🟨 | 19 🟥 28 | 1.31

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Darryl Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Uxbridge, 1975-1989
Matches Officiated: 7
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 5
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 15 December 1984, Villa 0-0 Liverpool, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

Manchester United

🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Allan Evans replaces Dean Glover.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.93 |

Oldest Player |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 30.06 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.17 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Paul Elliott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Darren Bradley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Steve Hodge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Manchester United

GK Chris Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Colin Gibson (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Clayton Blackmore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 |
CB Billy Garton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Strachan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Jesper Olsen | 🇩🇰 |
W Norman Whiteside | 🇬🇧 | 🔁 |
CF Mark Hughes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Frank Stapleton | 🇮🇪 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | W Norman Whiteside | 🇬🇧 | (CF Alan Brazil | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/12

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

“We haven't got the confidence to play as we can and the position we find ourselves in is very disappointing." Graham Turner.

MATCH REPORT

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