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Game #4073

Aston Villa

Won

13th (+4)

Saturday, 30 September 1989

Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

Division One

Derby County

Villa Park

Attendance: 16,245

Aston Villa

1-0

Derby County

Assist(s) | Tony Daley | 45' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from defeat to QPR to climb to 13th in the table as Graham Taylor runs out of patience with the sniping of the local media.

KEY MAN

David Platt, third in three wins it for Villa.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 30 September 1989

⚽ | 45’ Goal, 1-0, David Platt, Assist by Tony Daley
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, Ian Olney, Sub on, Ian Ormondroyd
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Graham Taylor’s Villa win for only the second time in eight top flight games to climb back to 14th in the table.

Aston Villa

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

Derby County

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1974-75

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1989-90 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Match | #8 |
Manager Game | #107 |
Saturday, 30 September 1989

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Danny Vickers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ilford, 1979-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 107 | 🟩 | 44 🟨 | 27 🟥 36 | 1.49

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Danny Vickers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ilford, 1979-1990
Matches Officiated: 6
🟩 : 3
🟨 : 2
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 4 February 1989, Villa 2-0 Wednesday, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Derby County

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Cowans and Tony Daley replace Nigel Callaghan and Adrian Heath.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.46 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 31.17 |

Youngest Player |
CF Ian Olney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.80 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Chris Price | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Derek Mountfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Ian Olney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

Arthur Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Derby County

GK Peter Shilton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Mel Sage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Paul Blades | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Mark Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Mike Forsyth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Trevor Hebberd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gary Micklewhite | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Geraint Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
W Ted McMinn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Paul Goddard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Dean Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 CF Ian Ormondroyd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Ian Olney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 73' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Paul Goddard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Phil Gee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CB Kent Nielsen | 🇩🇰 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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LB Nick Pickering | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

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

SQUAD STATS

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

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

"My job was to settle everyone down and look at things in a less hysterical way. “I feel sensitive and testy sometimes that there is not enough support given to this club. “People think we are a big club and we are here to be shot at. “We were lucky today but sometimes you've got to love the players a bit." Graham Taylor, exasperated with the local rag once again, hits out..

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