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Game #3985

Aston Villa

Won

3rd Round

Wednesday, 28 October 1987

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩

League Cup

Tottenham Hotspur

Villa Park

Attendance: 29,114

Aston Villa

2-1

Tottenham Hotspur

Assist(s) | Martin Keown | 8' | Mark Lillis | 78' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa beat top flight Spurs in a rousing League Cup third round performance at Villa Park.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 28 October 1987

⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Alan McInally, Assist by Martin Keown
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur
🥅 | 64’ Goal, 1-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Osvaldo Ardiles
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 2-1, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Mark Lillis
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Timewasting

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor's Villa make it thirteen games unbeaten as they record their eighth win in twelve. Villa's latest scalp is Tottenham who sit in eighth place in Division One.

Aston Villa

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

Tottenham Hotspur

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 🏆🏆
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1983-84

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

Previous 5 vs. Spurs: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1987-88 |
Matchday | #19 |
Manager Game | #19 |
Wednesday, 28 October 1987

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ian Hemley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ampthill, 1985–1996
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 19 | 🟩 | 9 🟨 | 7 🟥 3 | 1.79

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ian Hemley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ampthill, 1985–1996
Matches Officiated: 2
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 24 October 1987, Villa 0-0 Stoke, Victoria Ground.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Tottenham Hotspur

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Graham Taylor names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.96 |

Oldest Player |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 30.34 |

Youngest Player |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.14 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Trevor Hartley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Caretaker

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Tottenham Hotspur

GK Tony Parks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Mitchell Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Chris Fairclough | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Gary Mabbutt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Vinny Samways | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Paul Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ossie Ardiles | 🇦🇷 | ⚽ |
M Johnny Metgod | 🇳🇱 | 🔁 |
M Nico Claesen | 🇧🇪 |
CF Clive Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

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Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Vinny Samways | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Paul Moran | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | M Johnny Metgod | 🇳🇱 | (CB Chris Hughton | 🇮🇪 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 13/13

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/13

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

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