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Game #4202

Saturday, 22 February 1992

Attendance: 20,509

Won

Division One

7th (+3)

Oldham Athletic

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa record their first victory in seven first division games having drawn two and lost four under Ron Atkinson.

Aston Villa

1-0

Oldham Athletic

Assist(s) | Steve Froggatt | 52' |

KEY MAN

Cyrille Regis, hit Villa's first league goal in 518 minutes.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Oldham Athletic
โšฝ | 52' Goal, 1-0, Cyrille Regis, Assist by Steve Froggatt
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Oldham Athletic

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Garry Parker, Dissent

ON THIS DAY

Ron Atkinson's Villa record their first Division One victory of 1992.

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

Oldham Athletic

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

Previous 5 vs. Oldham: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1991-92 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Match | #29 |
Manager Game | #37 |
Saturday, 22 February 1992

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: John Carter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Christchurch, 1987โ€“1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Carter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Christchurch, 1987โ€“1993
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 2 February 1991, Villa 3-2 Derby, Villa Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Oldham Athletic

None

TEAM NEWS

Mark Blake (first start in 9), Matthias Breitkreutz (first start) and Martin Carruthers replace Dariusz Kubicki, Tony Daley and Dwight Yorke.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.19 |

Oldest Player |
GK Les Sealey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 34.42 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Froggatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 18.97 |

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Joe Royle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Les Sealey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Mark Blake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matthias Breitkreutz | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Garry Parker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Steve Froggatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Cyrille Regis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Martin Carruthers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Oldham Athletic

GK John Hallworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Neil McDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Richard Jobson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Craig Fleming | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Andy Barlow | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nick Henry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Bernard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Rick Holden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Graeme Sharp | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Roger Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Ian Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Rick Holden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Neil Adams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

RB Neil Cox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stefan Beinlich | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Mike Milligan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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 : 8/11

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

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 : 12/13

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€œYou could say we had our fifth choice attack playing with Yorke, Daley, Olney and Atkinson out but after Oldham ran the first half I thought we played very well in the second.

โ€œI didnโ€™t have a clue what my team was going to be at any point this week and I nearly called in all the staff in the morning for a training session and then picked what was left standing after it!โ€

โ€œThat's the quiz question isnโ€™t it. Whoโ€™s scored all our League goals in 1992? [Only Cyrille Regis had scored to date.]

โ€œCyrille has been great He is not going to get tons of goals but he really put away his chance well.

โ€œHe [Matthias Breitkreutz] had a difficult marking job but we told him at half time to go out and show his ability and he looked good going forward. He did very very well.

โ€œHe [Matthias Breitkreutz] did well on Saturday but then he is and immensely talented young player with a great left foot and like all foresting players has a good technique.

โ€œAs an emerging young player he has to get into the English way of playing but without losing that natural ability and he has the advantage of being only 20.

โ€œHe [Cyrille Regis] may not be Gary Lineker now in terms of goals but he always makes a contribution and defenders donโ€™t like playing against him.

โ€œIf someone comes up for grabs I will ask the board but there is no-one remotely available at present who I feel will benefit us.โ€

Ron Atkinson.

*Sunday Life*
Sunday, 23 February 1992

Villa took three points from Oldham only 24 hours after paying ยฃ1.7 million to the Lancashire club for England defender Earl Barrett.

Barrett, signed too late to play against his old club, watched from the dugout as his new team grabbed their first league win of 1992 and their first league goal in 518 minutes.

Cyrille Regis, their last marksman at Norwich on New Year's Day, was also the man who broke the barren run with a 52nd minute header from Stephen Froggatt's centre.

Les Sealey protected the lead with a superb save from Graeme Sharp and Villa almost added a second late on when Garry Parker's shot rebounded from an upright.

Without Tony Daley and Dwight Yorke, Villa were no threat in the first half when Oldham wasted three clear cut chances in the opening seven minutes.