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Game #4305

Aston Villa

Saturday, 12 February 1994

Aston Villa

5-0

Swindon Town

Premier League

Swindon Town

Villa Park

Attendance: 27,637

Won

6th (+2)

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

Assist(s) | Andy Townsend | 31’ | Tony Daley | 55’ | Dalian Atkinson | 73' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa hammer Swindon at Villa Park to make it seven consecutive victories in all competitions as they climb back to 6th in the table in the perfect warm up for the League Cup semi final first leg against second tier Tranmere.

KEY MAN

Dean Saunders, first hat-trick for the club.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 February 1994

⚽ | 31’ Goal, 1-0, Dean Saunders, Assist by Andy Townsend
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Swindon Town
⚽ | 55’ Goal, 2-0, Steve Froggatt, Assist by Tony Daley
⚽ | 66’ Goal, 3-0, Dean Saunders
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 4-0, Kevin Richardson, Assist by Dalian Atkinson
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, Andy Townsend, Sub on Dwight Yorke
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Paul McGrath, Sub on Ugo Ehiogu
⚽ | 84’ Goal, 5-0, Dean Saunders (pen)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 5-0 Swindon Town

ON THIS DAY

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Swindon Town

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1968-69

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Swindon Town

Previous 5 vs. Swindon: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1993-94 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Game | #27 |
Manager Game | #140 |
Saturday, 12 February 1994

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Robbie Hart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Darlington, 1986-1996
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Score: 🟩 5-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 140 | 🟩 | 66 🟨 | 37 🟥 37 | 1.68

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Robbie Hart | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Darlington, 1986-1996
Matches Officiated: 7
🟩 : 2
🟨 : 2
🟥 : 3
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 24 March 1993, Villa 0-1 Norwich, Carrow Road.
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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🟨

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TEAM NEWS

Villa make two changes from the team that beat Leeds last time out with Steve Froggatt returning after a 18 game absence as well as Neil Cox. Steve Staunton and Shaun Teale drop out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.48 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 | 34.22 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Froggatt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.95 |

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | 🇦🇺 |
RB Earl Barrett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Neil Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |
M Ray Houghton | 🇮🇪 |
M Andy Townsend | 🇮🇪 | 🔥 | 🔁 |
M Kevin Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W Steve Froggatt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Dean Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ | ⚽ |
CF Dalian Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |

MANAGER

John Gorman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Swindon Town

GK Jon Sheffield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
D Shaun Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Adrian Whitbread | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Brian Kilcline | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Luc Nijholt | 🇳🇱 |
M Nicky Summerbee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M John Moncur | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Martin Ling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Kevin Horlock | 🇬🇧 |
F Keith Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Jan Aage Fjørtoft | 🇳🇴 | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Dwight Yorke | 🇹🇹 | for M Andy Townsend | 🇮🇪 | 73’ |
🔁 | CB Ugo Ehiogu | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 | 78’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CB Adrian Whitbread | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (LB Paul Bodin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |)
🔁 | CF Jan Aage Fjørtoft | 🇳🇴 | (CB Terry Fenwick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nick Hammond | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 7/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/14

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

“In the second half we would have taken a lot of sides to the cleaners.” Ron Atkinson.

MATCH REPORT