Game #4311

1993-94

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Position:

10th (-4)

Premier League

Wimbledon

Selhurst Park

Attendance: 7,564

Saturday, 21 August 1993

Villa are held to a second successive draw by regular foes Wimbledon.

Wimbledon

2-2

Aston Villa

Scorer(s) | Kevin Richardson | 18’ | Steve Staunton | 82’ |

Assist(s) | Ray Houghton | 18’ |

AT A GLANCE

Game #4311

Season | 1993-94 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Game | #3 |
Manager Game | #105 |
Saturday, 21 August 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Atkinson |
Referee | Jim Borrett, Harleston |
KO | 3.00pm |
HT Score | 1-1 |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | LLWDD |
League Position | 11th | -5 |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jim Borrett

MATCH INCIDENTS

Jim Borrett

Villa

None

Wimbledon

🟨 |

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 29.23 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | 35.06 |

Youngest Player |
W Steve Froggatt | 20.47 |

TEAM NEWS

Andy Townsend and Tony Daley drop out and are replaced by Ray Houghton and Gordon Cowans.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson

STAFF

Assistant Manager: Jim Barron

STARTING LINE UP

GK Nigel Spink |
RB Earl Barrett |
LB Steve Staunton |
CB Shaun Teale |
CB Paul McGrath |
M Ray Houghton |
M Gordon Cowans |
M Kevin Richardson |
W Steve Froggatt |
CF Dalian Atkinson | 
F Dean Saunders |

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bosnich
CF Guy Whittingham
RB Neil Cox

THE OPPOSITION

Segers, Barton, Scales, Kimble, Joseph, Blackwell, Sanchez, Earle, Holdsworth (g), Clarke (Dobbs) Fashanu (ex) (g). Manager: Joe Kinnear.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Future Villa centre forward John Fashanu scored Wimbledon’s 86’ equaliser as Villa remained unbeaten but had won just once in the first three games on the campaign.

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MATCH TIMELINE

18’ Goal, 1-0, Kevin Richardson, Assist by Ray Houghton
40’ Goal, 1-1, (Wimbledon)
HT Wimbledon 1-1 Aston Villa
82’ Goal, 2-1, Steve Staunton
86’ Goal, 2-2, (Wimbledon), John Fashanu
FT Wimbledon 2-2 Aston Villa

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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*The Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 22 August 1993

"JOHN Fashanu continued his rampaging start to the season with his third goal in three games as Wimbledon twice came from behind."

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JOHN Fashanu continued his rampaging start to the season with his third goal in three games as Wimbledon twice came from behind. Fashanu rose five minutes from time at the far post to bullet home a typical header from Alan Kimble's cross. It was a goal he thoroughly spirational performance but Villa threw away two points. The visitors. without Andy Townsend. took control from the start and missed several chances before taking a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute. Ray Houghton found Kevin Richardson on the edge of the box. and the midfiekkr swivelled before shooting low passed Hans Seger. Wimbledon levelled six minutes before the break, when Dean Holdsworth headed home from close range. Houghton volleyed wide and Saunders had an effort disallowed for handball, before the inevitibk goal arrived eight minutes from time. . Paul McGrath got the faintest of toudies at the near post from Steve Staunton's corner to send the ball home.

JOHN Fashanu continued his rampaging start to the season with his third goal in three games as Wimbledon twice came from behind. Fashanu rose five minutes from time at the far post to bullet home a typical header from Alan Kimble's cross. It was a goal he thoroughly spirational performance but Villa threw away two points. The visitors. without Andy Townsend. took control from the start and missed several chances before taking a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute. Ray Houghton found Kevin Richardson on the edge of the box. and the midfiekkr swivelled before shooting low passed Hans Seger. Wimbledon levelled six minutes before the break, when Dean Holdsworth headed home from close range. Houghton volleyed wide and Saunders had an effort disallowed for handball, before the inevitibk goal arrived eight minutes from time. . Paul McGrath got the faintest of toudies at the near post from Steve Staunton's corner to send the ball home.