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Game #4153

Aston Villa

Saturday, 9 March 1991

Lost

16th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division One

Luton Town

Attendance: 20,587

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Luton Town

Assist(s) | David Platt | 69' |

MATCH SUMMARY

David Platt misses a second half penalty to allow Luton victory and inflict a second successive defeat on Villa as they sit 15th in the first division table after their eleventh loss in thirty four games under Jozef Vengloลก (thirteen wins).

KEY MAN

David Platt, missed spot kick.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 March 1991

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Gary Penrice
๐Ÿฅ… | 27โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Luton Town), Derek Mountfield o.g.
๐Ÿฅ… | 45โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Luton Town)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-2 Luton Town
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 50โ€™ Missed penalty, David Platt
โšฝ | 69โ€™ Goal, 1-2, Tony Cascarino, Assist by David Platt
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Luton Town

๐Ÿ” | Sub off, Derek Mountfield, Sub on, Ian Olney
๐Ÿ” | Sub off, Kent Nielsen, Sub on, Kevin Gage

ON THIS DAY

Jozef Vengloลก' Villa lose for the second game in succession, and fall to 15th in the table.

Meanwhile, forward Gary Penrice made his Villa debut aged 26 after moving from Watford for a fee of ยฃ1,000,000 the previous day.

Whilst, midfielder Stuart Gray made his final appearance for Villa aged 30 before moving on to Southampton in September 1991 for ยฃ200,000, having paid Barnsley ยฃ175,000 4 years earlier.

Gray played for Villa between 1987-88 and 1990-91 and proved a key player during the Graham Taylor era, making 133 appearances and scoring 15 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

Luton Town

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Luton Town

Previous 5 vs. Luton: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1990-91 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #37 |
Saturday, 9 March 1991

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | Ruลพomberok, 1990-1991
Referee: Roger Dilkes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Mossley, Lancashire, 1983-1998
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 37 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 13 ๐ŸŸจ | 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 13 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Roger Dilkes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Mossley, Lancashire, 1983-1998
Matches Officiated: 8
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 2
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 15 September 1990, Villa 2-0 Derby, Baseball Ground.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Luton Town

None

TEAM NEWS

David Platt and Gary Penrice (debut) replace Mark Blake and Kevin Gage.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.68 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.61 |

Youngest Player |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 19.36 |

MANAGER

Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

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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 Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M David Platt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Tony Cascarino | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น |
CF Gary Penrice | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |

MANAGER

Jimmy Ryan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Luton Town

GK Alec Chamberlain | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Dave Beaumont | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Graham Rodger | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Marvin Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB John Dreyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mark Pembridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Darron McDonough | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kingsley Black | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
W David Preece | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Lars Elstrup | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CF Iain Dowie | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Ian Olney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
๐Ÿ” RB Kevin Gage | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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D Richard Harvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Sean Farrell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 7/11

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 : 9/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 10/11

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 : 12/13

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 Halfโ€จ

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

๐ŸŸข CF Gary Penrice | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด M Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1987-91 | ๐Ÿ•’ 132 | 125 (7) | โšฝ 16 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 2 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 7 | #651 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"We are in a false position, but now we have to work hard for 90 minutes in every match to put things right. "The players know their capabilities, and if we can maintain the positive aspects of our game, we will soon be climbing the table. "We have to work for the breaks, and I'm sure we will get them." Peter Withe. "I still want to take the spot-kicks unless someone else says otherwise. โ€There's no pressure on me. If I am strong enough to take one in Turin, in the World Cup then I am strong enough to take one against Spurs next week if the occasion arises. "It was a miserable result but it's not all doom and gloom.โ€ David Platt. "I was disappointed I didn't score early on. โ€œI normally put those kind of chances away. โ€œPressure is what you make of it. โ€I know what it's like having just come from Watford. "What you have to do is to battle, keep your nerve and refuse to panic." Gary Penrice.

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