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Game #4048

Saturday, 28 January 1989

Attendance: 25,043

Lost

FA Cup 4th Round

4th Round

Wimbledon

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Villa Park

A horrific game in which Villa outclassed Wimbledon in play and personality but lose. Wimbledon have a player sent off for a deliberate elbow but only two others booked despite 22 fouls and a penalty. Villa had ten attempts, Wimbledon had only one that forced the keeper to react - the goal - whilst Villa had five, including the penalty which brought repeated excellent saves from Segers.

Aston Villa

0-1

Wimbledon

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Allan Evans, spot kicked saved as Villa's bogey team dump them out the Cup.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Wimbledon
๐Ÿฅ… | 50โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Wimbledon), Jones
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 75โ€™ Missed penalty, Allan Evans
๐ŸŸฅ | 82โ€™ Sending off, (Wimbledon), Eric Young, Elbow
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Wimbledon

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Martin Keown, Dangerous Push

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor's Villa's troubled January continues as they are dumped out of both Cups and record one League win. Meanwhile, a seeming casualty of Villa's poor form is midfielder Andy Gray who makes his final appearance for Villa aged just 24 before moving on to Queens Park Rangers in February 1989 for a fee of ยฃ450,000. Villa had bought Gray from Crystal Palace in November 1987 for ยฃ150,000 and played in 1987-88 and 1988-89 making 42 appearances and scoring 6 goals.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Wimbledon

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1987-88

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wimbledon

Previous 5 vs. Wimbledon: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1988-89 |
Matchday | #31 |
Manager Game | #82 |
Saturday, 28 January 1989

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Neil Midgley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Salford, 1977-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Neil Midgley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Salford, 1977-1992
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 8 October 1988, Villa 0-1 Wimbledon, Villa Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Wimbledon

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Neil Midgley

TEAM NEWS

Allan Evans and Tony Daley replace Paul Birch and Ian Olney.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.40 |

Oldest Player |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 32.32 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.30 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Bobby Gould | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Allan Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Keown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Kevin Gage | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Andy Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Platt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Alan McInally | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Wimbledon

GK Hans Segers | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Terry Phelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB John Scales | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Eric Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Keith Curle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Vinnie Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Lawrie Sanchez | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Dennis Wise | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Carlton Fairweather | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Terry Gibson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Fashanu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Paul Birch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mark Lillis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Detzi Kruszyล„ski | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Alan Cork | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 13/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 10/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

M Andy Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Hans Sergers, their Dutch goalkeeper, who made a string of fine saves highlighted by denying Villa skipper Alan Evans from the penalty spot as the home side chased the equaliser."

*Sunday World (Dublin)*
Sunday, 29 January 1989

WIMBLEDON the F.A. Cup holders march on.

Vinny Jones got the only goal of the game but the hero was Hans Sergers, their Dutch goalkeeper, who made a string of fine saves highlighted by denying Villa skipper Alan Evans from the penalty spot as the home side chased the equaliser.

Villa struggled to cope with the early bombardment from corners, but looked dangerous themselves when using Daley's pace on the wings. Platt finished a quick break by Daley with an acrobatic shot over the bar.

The home side threatened again when Platt linked up with Mclnally before the Scotsman trimmed the crossbar with a shot on the turn.

Jones responded with a 30- yard effort for Wimbledon but the Londoners needed a good save by Segers to deny Platt after 23 minutes.

Platt disappointed Villa with a tame header from an unmarked position and then Wimbledon went close with a shot from Wise which was blocked by Gage.

A fast and furious game also brought injuries. Fashanu was booked after laying out Evans and Carlton Fairweather carried a cloth to mop a bloody nose. With tempers rising. referee Midgeley showed the yellow card to Wimbledon's Gibson and Villa's Keown.

Segers continued to be the busier goalkeeper early in the second half, but Wimbledon went ahead through Jones on the hour.

When Spink punched out a free kick by Wise, the ball dropped to Jones 12 yards out and his low shot somehow found a way under the goalkeeper and through a crowded goalmouth.

Villa chased an equaliser and were handed a golden opportunity when Sanchez chopped down Gage

Surprisingly. Evans took the kick and Segers dived to his right to palm the ball away. The Wimbledon defence. despite having Young i sent oft. held out to keep their Cup double hopes alive.