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Game #4327

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 August 1994

Aston Villa

1-1

Crystal Palace

Premier League

Crystal Palace

Villa Park

Attendance: 23,305

Drew

12th (-)

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa draw for the third time in seven days as Paul McGrath and Mark Bosnich collide to gift Gareth Southgate and Palace a late equaliser.

KEY MAN

Steve Staunton, wicked inswinger

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 August 1994

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Crystal Palace
⚽ | 46’ Goal, 1-0, Steve Staunton
🥅 | 86’ Goal, 1-1, (Crystal Palace), Gareth Southgate
🔁 | 88’ Sub off, Ray Houghton, Sub on, Dwight Yorke
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Crystal Palace

ON THIS DAY

Villa under Ron Atkinson had now won just 2 of their last 15 Premier League games but were unbeaten in the last 4.

Future Villa centre back Gareth Southgate scored for Palace on 86’.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1993-94

Crystal Palace

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Crystal Palace

Previous 5 vs. Palace: 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1994-95 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #162 |
Saturday, 27 August 1994

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 162 | 🟩 | 71 🟨 | 44 🟥 47 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
Matches Officiated: 28
🟩 : 7
🟨 : 8
🟥 : 13
🆘 : 3
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 19 March 1994, Villa 1-2 Oldham, Villa Park.
Incidents: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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🟨 🟨

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TEAM NEWS

Steve Staunton is recalled in place of Phil King whilst Dalian Atkinson and Earl Barrett return to the line up with Garry Parker and Dwight Yorke dropping out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.76 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 | 34.75 |

Youngest Player |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 21.83 |

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | 🇦🇺 |
LB Steve Staunton | 🇮🇪 | ⚽ |
RB Earl Barrett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 |
M Ray Houghton | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |
M Kevin Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Townsend | 🇮🇪 |
CF John Fashanu | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dean Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
CF Dalian Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Alan Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Crystal Palace

GK Nigel Martyn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Darren Patterson | 🇬🇧 | 🟨 |
CB Richard Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Chris Coleman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
LB Dean Gordon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Ricky Newman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gareth Southgate | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Simon Rodger | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W John Salako | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Bruce Dyer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Chris Armstrong | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Dwight Yorke | 🇹🇹 | for M Ray Houghton | 🇮🇪 | 88’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Simon Rodger | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CB Ian Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | CF Bruce Dyer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (RB Darren Pitcher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Phil King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Rhys Wilmot | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/14

SQUAD STATS

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

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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M Garry Parker
GK Michael Oakes
M Nii Lamptey
CB Shaun Teale
F Graham Fenton
CF Guy Whittingham
M Dave Farrell
D Chris Boden
LB Bryan Small

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

"Rocks for brains. “I don't know what they were doing or thinking of. “We committed suicide. “We were in control, but you are never safe at 1-0.” Ron Atkinson.

MATCH REPORT