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Game #4211

Saturday, 4 April 1992

Attendance: 26,370

Won

Division One

9th (-)

Tottenham Hotspur

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

White Hart Lane

Villa win away for the first time in five months as they hammer Tottenham on their own patch to sit ninth in the first division table.

Tottenham Hotspur

2-5

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Kevin Richardson | 31' | Cyrille Regis | 58' |

KEY MAN

Cyrille Regis, completed the rout.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 6โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Gary Lineker
๐Ÿฅ… | 13โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Tottenham Hotspur), Shaun Teale o.g.
โšฝ | 20โ€™ Goal, 1-2, Kevin Richardson
โšฝ | 31โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Ian Olney, Assist by Kevin Richardson
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 58โ€™ Goal 3-2, Dwight Yorke, Assist by Cyrille Regis
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Matthias Breitkreutz, Sub on, Tony Daley
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 75โ€™ Missed penalty, (Tottenham Hotspur), Gary Lineker
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Dwight Yorke, Sub on, Neil Cox
โšฝ | 86โ€™ Goal, 4-2, Tony Daley
โšฝ | 89โ€™ Goal, 5-2, Cyrille Regis
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Tottenham Hotspur 2-5 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Atkinson's Villa record only their third League win in fifteen in 1992 but are now four games unbeaten.

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

Tottenham Hotspur

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1990-91

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1991-92 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Match | #37 |
Manager Game | #46 |
Saturday, 4 April 1992

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Ron Groves | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Isle of Wight, 1984โ€“1994
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Ron Groves | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Isle of Wight, 1984โ€“1994
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 7 December 1991, Villa 3-1 Manchester City, Villa Park.
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Tottenham Hotspur

None

TEAM NEWS

Dwight Yorke replaces Tony Daley.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.92 |

Oldest Player |
CF Cyrille Regis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 34.17 |

Youngest Player |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 20.43 |

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Peter Shreeves | 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 Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Earl Barrett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matthias Breitkreutz | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Garry Parker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Ian Olney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Cyrille Regis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

Tottenham Hotspur

GK Ian Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Justin Edinburgh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jason Cundy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gudni Bergsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Gary Mabbutt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Andy Gray (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nayim | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M David Howells | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Gordon Durie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Gary Lineker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Matthias Breitkreutz | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” RB Neil Cox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 79โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Gordon Durie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (CF Paul Walsh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

M Steve Sedgley | 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 : 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

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

"Nigel Spink saved Gary Lineker's penalty 15 minutes from time to deny Tottenham an equaliser, before late goals from Tony Daley and Cyrille Regis delivered a crushing defeat to send the Londoners back into relegation trouble."

*Birmingham Evening Mail*
Monday, 6 April 1992

AFTER going two goals up through Gary Lineker's 30th goal of the season and a Shaun Teale own goal, Spurs lost what had seemed an unassailable lead through some slapdash defending at White Hart Lane yesterday.

Goals by Kevin Richardson and lan Olney put Villa level before the break and Dwight Yorke struck again on 58 minutes to put Villa ahead after brilliant work by Regis.

The match has looked as good as won for Tottenham when Villa defender Shaun Teale deflected a 13th minute cross from Andy Gray into his own net. Shreeves complained that his side were denied a chance to make it 3-0 when Paul McGrath appeared to impede Durie in the box. But even when Kevin Richardson pulled one back in the 19th minute there was little sign of the collapse to follow.

Nigel Spink saved a Gary Lineker's penalty 15 minutes from time to deny Tottenham an equaliser, before late goals from Tony Daley and Cyrille Regis delivered a crushing defeat to send the Londoners back into relegation trouble.

Peter Shreeves surveyed the wreckage of his side's latest White Hart Lane disaster and confessed:

"I'm shellshocked."

He added: To go 2-0 up and then concede five is inexplicable. But we've just got to lick our wounds and come out fighting.

โ€œThe biggest concern is the way we defended in the last 20 minutes. We were out-paced and out-gunned.โ€

To add insult to the injury, it was against a Villa side who had not won away in the League for five months - and had not scored away for three months.

The alarm bells began to ring on the half-hour when the Spurs defence went missing for a free-kick by Richardson. Keeper lan Walker was just as slow to respond, leaving lan Olney unmarked at the far post to guide home a soft goal off his thigh.

In the 58th minute Spurs' fragile defence was exposed again when Cyrille Regis pressed deep into the box, nudging the ball wide for Dwight Yorke to bury his shot past Walker.

Spurs' hopes were lifted when Paul Walsh won the penalty when he was upended by McGrath.

But then came the first of two match-winning saves from Villa hero Nigel Spink. The Villa keeper guessed right with a low dive to keep out Lineker's spot kick down the middle.

That took the wind out of Spurs and their defence finally disappeared altogether, conceding two goals in the final three minutes.

Sub Tony Daley was the first to take advantage, rounding off a simple move with a sweet shot past Walker - then Regis completed the rout.