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Game #3919

Aston Villa

Won

19th (+3)

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

Wednesday, 3 September 1986

Division One

Luton Town

Villa Park

Attendance: 13,122

Aston Villa

2-1

Luton Town

Assist(s) | Simon Stainrod | 45' | Tony Daley | 46' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa secure their first win of the season thanks to a brace from substitute, and frustrated sixth choice striker, Paul Kerr.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 3 September 1986

🔁 | 15’ Sub off, Andy Blair, Sub on, Paul Kerr
⚽ | 45’ Goal, 1-0, Paul Kerr, Assist by Simon Stainrod
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Luton Town
🔁 | 46’ (Luton Town) Sub off, Tim Breaker, Sub on, Marc North
⚽ | 46’ Goal, 2-0, Paul Kerr, Assist by Tony Daley
💥 | 68' Luton reduced to 10 men after injury to Marc North
🥅 | 78’ Goal, 2-1, (Luton Town), Brian Stein
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Luton Town

🟨 | Booking, Garry Thompson, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Steve Hodge, Dissent
🟨 | Booking, Paul Elliott, Foul

ON THIS DAY

Graham Turner's Villa win for the first time this season but had now won just seven of their last thirty one league games, losing fifteen.

Aston Villa

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

Luton Town

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Luton Town

Previous 5 vs. Luton: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1986-87 |
Matchday | #4 |
League Match | #4 |
Manager Game | #105 |
Wednesday, 3 September 1986

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1984-1986
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 105 | 🟩 | 34 🟨 | 30 🟥 41 | 1.26

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Unknown
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨 🟨

Luton Town

None

TEAM NEWS

Garry Thompson replaces Paul Kerr.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.59 |

Oldest Player |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 30.10 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 18.89 |

MANAGER

Graham Turner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Kevin Poole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Paul Elliott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
LB Tony Dorigo | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Steve Hodge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |

MANAGER

John Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Luton Town

GK Les Sealey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Tim Breacker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Marvin Johnson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Foster (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mal Donaghy | 🇬🇧 |
M Robert Wilson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Peter Nicholas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M Ricky Hill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Emeka Nwajiobi | 🇳🇬 |
CF Mark Stein | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Mike Newell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Paul Kerr | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ | for M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 15' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | RB Tim Breacker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF Marc North | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

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

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

“I have thought about moving but Villa are a wonderful club and I am prepared to battle it out. “I know my goal tally from 20 games is now only three but I have never had an extended chance.” Paul Kerr.

MATCH REPORT

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. With thanks to Reach PLC. Digitised by Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited. All rights reserved. Source: British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)

*Birmingham Evening Mail*
Thursday, 4 September 1986.

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