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Game #4056

Aston Villa

Lost

14th (-2)

Saturday, 25 March 1989

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥

Division One

West Ham United

Villa Park

Attendance: 22,471

Aston Villa

0-1

West Ham United

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's horrendous run continues as they fail to score for the fourth successive match and lose to bottom side West Ham as they drop to 14th in the first division table.

KEY MAN

Alan McInally, missed the opportunity to equalise.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 March 1989

🥅 | 10’ Goal, 0-1, (West Ham United), Paul Ince
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 West Ham United
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Gordon Cowans, Sub on, Derek Mountfield
🔁 | 80’ Sub off, Alan McInally, Sub off, Ian Olney
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-1 West Ham United

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor's Villa fail to score for the fourth successive game and have now lost seven of their last nine League games. As a result they sit 16th in the table, one point off the drop zone in a tight Division One table.

Aston Villa

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

West Ham United

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1988-89 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #90 |
Saturday, 25 March 1989

MATCH SUMMARY

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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 90 | 🟩 | 39 🟨 | 22 🟥 29 | 1.54

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Matches Officiated: 9
🟩 : 5
🟨 : 3
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 5
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 6 February 1988, Villa 2-1 Leicester, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

West Ham United

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Cowans, Tony Daley and Gareth Williams replace Kevin Gage, Paul Birch and Ian Ormondroyd.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.89 |

Oldest Player |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.75 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 21.45 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Lee Butler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Chris Price | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Gareth Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Nigel Callaghan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

John Lyall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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West Ham United

GK Phil Parkes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul Hilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Tony Gale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Julian Dicks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Ince | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M George Parris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Ward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Devonshire | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Stuart Slater | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Liam Brady | 🇮🇪 |
CF Frank McAvennie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 CB Derek Mountfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 46' |
🔁 CF Ian Olney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 80' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Alan Devonshire | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Alan Dickens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CF David Kelly | 🇮🇪 |

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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/13

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

"Against Charlton we threw In the towel. In the second half today a group of lads, nervous and short of confidence, kept going. It was one plus sign.” Graham Taylor.

MATCH REPORT