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Game #4252

Aston Villa

Saturday, 6 February 1993

Won

2nd (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Attendance: 25,395

Ipswich Town

Villa Park

Villa's football reaches heights rarely seen in the modern day as they sweep aside Ipswich in style with an awesome attacking display.

Aston Villa

2-0

Ipswich Town

Assist(s) | Steve Staunton | 32โ€™ | Ray Houghton | 42โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Dean Saunders, scored the sort of goal that will be talked about for many seasons to come.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 6 February 1993

โšฝ | 32โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Dwight Yorke, Assist by Steve Staunton
โšฝ | 42โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Dean Saunders, Assist by Ray Houghton
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Ipswich Town
๐Ÿ” | 80โ€™ Sub off, Steve Froggatt, Sub on, Neil Cox
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Dwight Yorke, Sub on, Stefan Beinlich
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Ipswich Town

ON THIS DAY

Dean Saunders scores from 40 yards out and wide on the right after receiving a short ball from Ray Houghton which he swivels on to and volleys first time, looping the ball high and over the furiously back-peddling Ipswich 'keeper and into the net.

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

Ipswich Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1992-93 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Match | #27 |
Manager Game | #87 |
Saturday, 6 February 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Paul Durkin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Dorset, 1987-2004
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 87 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ | 24 ๐ŸŸฅ 24 | 1.62

Career Form:

Top 6

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Paul Durkin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Dorset, 1987-2004
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 18 March 1989, Villa 0-2 Millwall, The Den.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Paul Durkin

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Villa make one change from the team that drew with Wimbledon as Steve Froggatt returns for Neil Cox.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age | 26.51 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.20 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Froggatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.93 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

John Lyall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
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 Ray Houghton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Garry Parker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Steve Froggatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dean Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ |

Ipswich Town

GK Clive Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Phil Whelan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Neil Thompson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB David Linighan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jason Dozzell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mick Stockwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M John Wark | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Geraint Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Boncho Guenchev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
W Steve Whitton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Chris Kiwomya | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” RB Neil Cox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Steve Froggatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 80โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Stefan Beinlich | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB David Linighan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Gavin Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Craig Forrest | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
RB Frank Yallop | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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 : 8/14

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 : 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 : 11/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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:

โ€‹

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

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

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œThis is not the first time we have bounced back with an excellent performance and a good result.

โ€œDeanโ€™s goal was no fluke If it had been a Brazilian scoring it we would have been in raptures.

โ€œIโ€™d like to have seen us score a few more.

โ€œThis is the fourth time weโ€™ve played Ipswich and I would not have thought that they have been opened up as many times as they have been today.โ€

Ron Atkinson.


โ€œDean does things like that in training every day but you don't expect him to do it in a match. This showed how good he really is.โ€

Dwight Yorke.

*Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 7 February 1993

Villa keep pressure on with impressive win.

ASTON Villa produced a performance of true championship quality, topped by a wonder goal from Dean Saunders, as they swept aside Ipswich at Villa Park.

Ron Atkinson's side remain second behind Manchester United on goal difference, but sent a warning that their wobble in form is well and truly over.

To cap it all. Saunders scored the sort of goal that will be talked about for many seasons to come, whether Villa win the title or not.

Villa's two superb goals arrived in the space of twelve minutes before half-time. They were already leading through Dwight Yorke's 33rd minute diving header when Saunders struck his 16th goal of the season.

Picking up a short ball from Ray Houghton almost 40 yards out and wide on the right, Saunders swivelled and volleyed first time. His shot looped high and dropped over the frantically back-peddling Clive Baker to fall into the net, sending the 25,395 crowd wild.

Ipswich were in danger of being swept away before half time as Yorke also hit the post. Near the end Saunders twice went close to adding to his score, but was denied by Baker.

Villa manager Ron Atkinson was in buoyant form afterwardsโ€

โ€œIโ€™d like to have seen us score a few more. This is the fourth time we have played Ipswich and I would not have thought that they have been opened up as many times this season as we have today.โ€

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