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Game #4276

Saturday, 18 September 1993

Attendance: 16,858

Won

Premier League

3rd (+3)

Ipswich Town

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Portman Road

Villa bounce back from successive goalless draws to win at Portman Road and climb to 3rd in the Premier League table.

Ipswich Town

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Steve Staunton | 19โ€™ | Kevin Richardson | 55โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Steve Staunton, caused trouble all afternoon.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 9โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Ipswich Town), Ian Marshall
โšฝ | 19โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Dean Saunders, Assist by Steve Staunton
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Ipswich Town 1-1 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 55โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Andy Townsend, Assist by Kevin Richardson
๐Ÿ” | 61โ€™ Sub off, Guy Whittingham, Sub on, Tony Daley
๐Ÿ” | 87โ€™ Sub off, Dalian Atkinson, Sub on, Ray Houghton
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Ipswich Town 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways despite falling behind and climb to 3rd in the table.

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 ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1993-94 |
Matchday | #9 |
League Game | #8 |
Manager Game | #111 |
Saturday, 18 September 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Roger Dilkes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Mossley, Lancashire, 1983-1998
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Roger Dilkes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Mossley, Lancashire, 1983-1998
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 26 December 1992, Villa 0-3 Coventry, Highfield Road.
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Ipswich Town

None

Roger Dilkes

TEAM NEWS

Guy Whittingham returns in place of Ray Houghton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 29.92 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 35.14 |

Youngest Player |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 24.68 |

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 Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Earl Barrett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Dalian Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dean Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Guy Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

Ipswich Town

GK Craig Forrest | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
D Phil Whelan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Neil Thompson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
D Steve Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB David Linighan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mick Stockwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M John Wark | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Geraint Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
F Chris Kiwomya | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Ian Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Guy Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 61โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ray Houghton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Dalian Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 87โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | D Steve Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (W Steve Whitton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Paul Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Boncho Guenchev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Clive Baker | 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 : 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 : 9/14

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 : 12/14

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 equalised in the 19th minute when Steve Staunton. who caused the Ipswich defence problems all day, put in a long, diagonal cross from the left."

*The Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 19 September 1993

Classy Villa take points

Ipswich 1 Aston Villa 2

RON Atkinsonโ€™s Aston Villa players suffered no reaction from their midweek excursion into Europe as they became the first side to win at Ipswich this season.

Villa were the classier team and were superior man for man.

lan Marshall, Ipswich's ยฃ750,000 signing from Oldham, hardly deserved to finish on the losing side.

He returned after an ankle injury suffered on August 21 and maintained his goal-a-match record.

He scored in the ninth minute from the rebound after Nigel Spink had blocked his first attempt and, four minutes before the interval. Marshall headed an inswinging corner from Neil Thompson against the Villa bar.

They equalised in the 19th minute when Steve Staunton. who caused the Ipswich defence problems all day, put in a long, diagonal cross from the left.

Dean Saunders cut in from the right to beat Craig Forrest with a clinical finish just inside the far post.

Villa needed a bit of luck to absorb Ipswich pressure just before the interval but in the second-half there was only one side in it.

In the 46th minute Andy Townsend fired over an open goal after a drive by Dalian Atkinson had been blocked by Forrest, but the Republic international made amends in the 55th minute, with a scorching left foot drive from 25 yards that flew into the top corner for the winner.

Villa brought on Tony Daley in place of Guy Whittingham after 61 minutes and were content to play a possession game that frustrated Ipswich for the rest of the match.