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Game #4004

Aston Villa

Won

1st (-)

Saturday, 6 February 1988

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

Division Two

Leicester City

Villa Park

Attendance: 18,867

Aston Villa

2-1

Leicester City

Assist(s) | Tony Daley | 19' | Paul Birch | 22' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa hit a three minute first half brace but don't capitalise but do enough to win and maintain their four point lead at the top of the table.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 February 1988

⚽ | 19’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Lillis, Assist by Tony Daley
⚽ | 21’ Goal, 2-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Paul Birch
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Leicester City
💥 | 68’ Missed penalty, (Leicester City), Gary McAllister
🥅 | 80’ Goal, 2-1, (Leicester City), Mike Newell
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City

🟨 | Booking, Kevin Gage, Professional foul
🟨 | Booking, Alan McInally, Elbow

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor's Villa have now lost just once in twenty five Division Two games, winning sixteen.

Aston Villa

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

Leicester City

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1963-64

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1987-88 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #38 |
Saturday, 6 February 1988

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 38 | 🟩 | 21 🟨 | 10 🟥 7 | 1.92

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Matches Officiated: 8
🟩 : 5
🟨 : 3
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 5
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 17 October 1987, Villa 1-1 Bournemouth, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Leicester City

None

TEAM NEWS

Graham Taylor names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.28 |

Oldest Player |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 31.34 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.32 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Andy Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 |

MANAGER

David Pleat | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Leicester City

GK Ian Andrews | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Russell Osman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Simon Morgan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Walsh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Ramsey | 🇬🇧 |
M Gary McAllister | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Reid | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Peter Weir | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Ally Mauchlen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |
F Nicky Cross | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Mike Newell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Ally Mauchlen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | (CB Tony Brien | 🇮🇪 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Nick Cusack | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/13

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

🟢 M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | First Squad Appearance

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"We were second best in most things and three or tour players were just not with it. |We played in bits and pieces and we are just glad to have three points." Graham Taylor.

MATCH REPORT

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