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Game #4138

Wednesday, 28 November 1990

Attendance: 17,317

Won

League Cup 4th Round

4th Round

Middlesbrough

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa win for the first time in six in all competitions to progress to the quarter finals of the League Cup and make it ten wins and five defeats in nineteen games under Jozef Vengloลก.

Aston Villa

3-2

Middlesbrough

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Tony Daley, hit a goal of brilliance..

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 12โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ian Ormondroyd
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough
โšฝ | 60โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Tony Daley
โšฝ | 79โ€™ Goal, 3-0, David Platt (pen)
๐Ÿ” | 83โ€™ Sub off, David Platt, Sub on, Paul Birch
๐Ÿฅ… | 86โ€™ Goal, 3-1, (Middlesbrough), Bernie Slaven
๐Ÿฅ… | 89โ€™ Goal, 3-2, (Middlesbrough), Bernie Slaven
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 3-2 Middlesbrough

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Stuart Gray, Trip

ON THIS DAY

Jozef Vengloลก' Villa seek solace from their League troubles and receive it as they see off Second Division Middlesbrough to set up a 5th Round tie in the new year.

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

Middlesbrough

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1990-91 |
Matchday | #22 |
Manager Game | #22 |
Wednesday, 28 November 1990

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | Ruลพomberok, 1990-1991
Referee: Ken Redfern | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Whitley Bay, 1978-1993
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ken Redfern | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Whitley Bay, 1978-1993
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 11 April 1990, Villa 1-0 Arsenal, Highbury.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Middlesbrough

None

Ken Redfern

TEAM NEWS

Ian Ormondroyd and Ian Olney replace Tony Cascarino and Mark Blake.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.06 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.33 |

Youngest Player |
CF Ian Olney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.96 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

Colin Todd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Chris Price | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Platt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Ian Olney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Ian Ormondroyd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

Middlesbrough

GK Stephen Pears | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Colin Cooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jimmy Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tony Mowbray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Alan Kernaghan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M John Wark | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Robbie Mustoe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Kerr (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Bernie Slaven | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Ian Baird | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” M Paul Birch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M David Platt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 83โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB Alan Kernaghan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (W Stuart Ripley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CF Tony Cascarino | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Mark Proctor | 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 : 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

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 : 11/13

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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"He [the dropped Tony Cascarino] has played no better or worse than the other players In recent matches.

"I am sure he would have played well tonight. as the whole team Was back on song.

"I felt sure the players were ready to show the qualities we know they are capable of and they produced them tonight. It was important that they showed the supporters and themselves that they were fresh and willing to play well as a team and individually.

"Tactically and commitment-wise we showed up much better and reproduced the form we displayed last season and at the start of this campaign. I just hope it helps the boys to keep their confidence and that we can go on from here in the first division."

Jozef Vengloลก.



"Nobody likes to be left out.

โ€œBut if I was going to be dropped, it couldn't have been done by a nicer manager.

"He cares about you and your feelings and that makes it easier.

"It's never easy. But I can bounce back from this."

Tony Cascarino.

*Birmingham Evening Mail*
Thursday, 29 November 1990

BACK home and back to the pre-Cascarino formation, Aston Villa revived a season that threatened to die with the last of the autumn leaves.

Middlesbrough succumbed 3-2 to a team whose general virtues were concealed by the brilliance of a goal from Tony Daley.

It deserved to settle this Rumbelows League Cup tie and that it did not was due only to four final minutes of defensive lunacy.

Villa's early first-half superiority had faded into a malaise of misplaced passes when, after 63 minutes, Daley dispossessed Alan Kernaghan with a tackle that rattled the central defender's substantial frame.

Jinking into the penalty area, the winger swivelled past Tony Mowbray and left Colin Cooper practically swooning, before sweeping home a left-foot shot.

If ever there was a goal that marked a player 'made for England', this was it.

Manager Jozef Venglos had reverted, perhaps not all that surprisingly in view of disjointed recent performances, to the team who served Villa with such thrilling distinction for half of last season.

Ormondroyd, Olney and Daley awkward, neat and quick in that order constantly troubled the Middlesbrough defence.

Although three early inviting crosses reminded a 17,317 crowd of Cascarino's absence, the fourth, perfectly delivered by Chris Price was headed in by Ormondroyd.

Leading 2-0 when lan Ormondroyd had scored with a 13th minute Eiffel-high header at the far post, David Platt's thumping 80th minute penalty appeared to be decisive until Bernie Slaven slipped in two late goals for Middlesbrough.

As though exhausted by their opening bow, Villa vanished as a creative force for 20 minutes.

Paul McGrath's second half surges through midfield urged Villa to a new momentum.

Although Gordon Cowans and David Platt remained busy rather than inventive, the reformation appeared wholly successful when Daley's goal was followed by a harsh penalty decision after Phillips bombshell had collided with Olney.

But the solidity of the Villa defence has grown suspect these last few weeks and twice Spink was drawn into premature commitment for the Slaven goals.

Nevertheless, this was a night of relief for Venglos whose four months at Villa Park have soared and swooped as dramatically as the Tory governmentโ€™s.