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Game #4178

Saturday, 5 October 1991

Attendance: 18,722

Won

Division One

14th (+3)

Luton Town

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Dalian Atkinson hits a brace of assists as Villa record their biggest win of the season to climb to 14th in the first division table under Ron Atkinson.

Aston Villa

4-0

Luton Town

Assist(s) | Dalian Atkinson | 4' | 59' | Dwight Yorke | 47' |

KEY MAN

Paul Mortimer, a very unhappy boy.

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 4โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Kevin Richardson, Assist by Dalian Atkinson
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Luton Town
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Kent Nielsen, Sub on, Paul Mortimer
โšฝ | 47โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Cyrille Regis, Assist by Dwight Yorke
โšฝ | 59โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Dwight Yorke, Assist by Dalian Atkinson
๐Ÿ’ฅ | Missed penalty, (Luton Town), Phil Gray
โšฝ | 80โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Paul Mortimer
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 4-0 Luton Town

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Dalian Atkinson, Foul
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Dwight Yorke, Encroachment

ON THIS DAY

Ron Atkinson's Villa secure their their second win in ten as goalscorer Paul Mortimer give the Holte End a two fingered salute. Despite only recently arriving at the club, Mortimer would soon be ushered out the exit door by Atkinson.

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: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1991-92 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Match | #12 |
Manager Game | #13 |
Saturday, 5 October 1991

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Philip Don | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesex, 1986โ€“1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Philip Don | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesex, 1986โ€“1995
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 15 December 1990, Villa 1-1 Southampton, The Dell.
Incidents: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Luton Town

None

Philip Don

TEAM NEWS

Gordon Cowans and Dalian Atkinson replace Paul Mortimer and Gary Penrice.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.41 |

Oldest Player |
CF Cyrille Regis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.67 |

Youngest Player |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 19.93 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

David Pleat | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Dariusz Kubicki | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Cyrille Regis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Dalian Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |

Luton Town

GK Alec Chamberlain | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Graham Rodger | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Trevor Peake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John Dreyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Matt Jackson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Paul Telfer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Steve Thompson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mark Pembridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Ceri Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Kurt Nogan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Phil Gray | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” M Paul Mortimer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 46โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

D Dave Beaumont | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Brian Stein | 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 : 6/11

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 : 8/13

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 : 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

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

โ€œIโ€™m probably not sharp enough to score goals myself, so Iโ€™ve got to set them up for others.โ€

Dalian Atkinson.

*Sunday Tribune*
Sunday 06 October 1991

RECORD signing Dalian Atkinson turned his long delayed home debut into a triumph for Aston Villa and more misery for struggling Luton Town.

After playing in only three away games since his ยฃ1.6 million summer transfer from Real Sociedad, Atkinson took only four minutes to lay on the opening goal for Kevin Richardson.

Cyrille Regis added a second but the best was still to come from Atkinson.

His tremendous pace took him past three defenders before he supplied a centre for Dwight Yorke to head the third.

Luton even missed a penalty when Philip Gray smashed his kick against the bar after a handling offence.

It became all too easy for Villa, and 10 minutes from time substitute Paul Mortimer scored the fourth.