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Game #4250

Saturday, 30 January 1993

Attendance: 19,087

Lost

Premier League

3rd (-1)

Southampton

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

The Dell

Villa are beaten by lowly Southampton to leave them third in the Premier League table after their first defeat in eight games.

Southampton

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Kevin Richardson, brawl sparked shock defeat.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐ŸŸจ | 38โ€™ Booking, Kevin Richardson, Retaliation
๐Ÿฅ… | 39โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Southampton), Nicky Banger
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Southampton 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 63โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Southampton), Ian Dowie
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Matthias Breitkreutz, Sub on, Neil Cox
๐Ÿ” | 69โ€™ Sub off, Dwight Yorke, Sub on, Stefan Beinlich
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Southampton 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lost for the first time in 8 games and only the 4th time in their last 28.

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

Southampton

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Southampton

Previous 5 vs. Southampton: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1992-93 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Match | #26 |
Manager Game | #85 |
Saturday, 30 January 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Philip Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northwich, 1986โ€“1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Philip Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northwich, 1986โ€“1995
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 3 March 1992, Villa 0-0 Leeds, Elland Road.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Southampton

๐ŸŸจ

Philip Wright

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up from the team that beat Sheffield United last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 26.99 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 34.50 |

Youngest Player |
LB Bryan Small | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.22 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Ian Branfoot | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Bryan Small | 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 Garry Parker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Dean Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |

Southampton

GK Tim Flowers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Jason Dodd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Kevin Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Richard Hall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Micky Adams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Francis Benali | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Terry Hurlock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matt Le Tissier | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Neil Maddison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Nicky Banger | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Iain Dowie | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” RB Neil Cox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Matthias Breitkreutz | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Stefan Beinlich | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 69โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Michael Oakes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Ian Andrews | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Jeff Kenna | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
F Lee Powell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ 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 : 9/14

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 : 13/14

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

"Villa had not won at The Dell since 1982 and they never looked like improving on that dismal record from the moment Kevin Richardson brought Matthew Le Tissier to life in a 40th minute brawl."

*Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 31 January 1993

NICKY Banger and lain Dowie dented Aston Villa's title hopes as they suffered their first defeat in eight games.

Banger, a 21-year-old reserve, lit the fuse for the Saints' shock win in the 40th minute and Dowie, the former British Aerospace draughtsman, completed the win in the second half to ease the south coast side's relegation fears.

Allied to Ipswich's contribution, it inflicted severe damage on the idea that the championship had become a two-horse race.

Villa had not won at The Dell since 1982 and they never looked like improving on that dismal record from the moment Kevin Richardson brought Matthew Le Tissier to life in a 40th minute brawl.

Until then, the frustrating England B winger had drifted in and out on the fringe of a poor game.

But his retaliation for Richardson's late tackle, which earned both of them a yellow card, galvanised him into action.

He not only took the free kick but charged across to retrieve a poor clearance and chip the ball back into the middle, where Dowie's challenge set up Banger to drive his second goal of the season into the bottom right-hand corner.

Three times in the second half Le Tissier went close to increasing Southampton's lead, including a delightful dribble past four defenders which ended with a right-foot shot into the side netting.

Southampton sewed it up when Brian Small missed Terry Hurlock's pass down the right and Dowie raced free to lash a right-foot shot into the top corner.