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Game #4362

Aston Villa

Saturday, 11 February 1995

Won

11th (+3)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Wimbledon

Attendance: 23,582

Villa Park

Aston Villa

7-1

Wimbledon

Assist(s) | Gary Charles | 22โ€™ | Shaun Teale | 38โ€™ | Steve Staunton | 48โ€™ | Dean Saunders | 83โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from a first defeat in nine Premier League games to batter Wimbledon at Villa Park, putting seven past the homeless Dons and exorcise a decade of misery against the long ball side and in so doing record their biggest league win since beating Leicester City 8-3 on 21 April 1962.

KEY MAN

Tommy Johnson, hat-trick

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 11 February 1995

๐Ÿฅ… | 11โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Wimbledon), Warren Barton
โšฝ | 12โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Own Goal, Alan Reeves
โšฝ | 22โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Tommy Johnson, Assist by Gary Charles
โšฝ | 26โ€™ Goal, 3-1, Tommy Johnson
โšฝ | 38โ€™ Goal, 4-1, Tommy Johnson, Assist by Shaun Teale
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 4-1 Wimbledon
โšฝ | 48โ€™ Goal, 5-1, Dean Saunders, Assist by Steve Staunton
โšฝ | 67โ€™ Goal, 6-1, Dean Saunders (pen)
โšฝ | 83โ€™ Goal, 7-1, Dwight Yorke, Assist by Dean Saunders
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 7-1 Wimbledon

ON THIS DAY

Tommy Johnson scores his first goal for the club since joining and goes on to hit a first half hat-trick as Villa record their biggest league win since beating Leicester City 8-3 on 21 April 1962.

Villa had now lost two of their last 13 Premier League games under Brian Little winning 5 and drawing 6 and climbed to 9th in the table as a result with relegation concerns looking long gone under the new boss.

Left back Bryan Small made his final appearance for Villa aged 23 before moving on to Bolton Wanderers in March 1996 on a free transfer. Small played for Villa between 1991-92 and 1994-95 making 43 appearances.

Future Villa midfielder ร˜yvind Leonhardsen lined up for Wimbledon.

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†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1993-94

Wimbledon

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1987-88

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wimbledon

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1994-95 |
Matchday | #38 |
League Match | #28 |
Manager Game | #16 |
Saturday, 11 February 1995

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Brian Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kettering, 1978-1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 7-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 16 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 6 ๐ŸŸจ | 6 ๐ŸŸฅ 4 | 1.50

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Brian Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kettering, 1978-1995
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 10
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 6
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 20 February 1994, FA Cup, Villa 0-1 Bolton, Burnden Park.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Wimbledon

None

TEAM NEWS

Tommy Johnson replaces the injured John Fashanu.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.25 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.21 |

Youngest Player |
GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 23.10 |

MANAGER

Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
LB Bryan Small | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
RB Gary Charles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Dean Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ |
CF Tommy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Joe Kinnear | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Wimbledon

GK Hans Segers | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Gary Elkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Andy Thorn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kenny Cunningham | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Alan Reeves | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Warren Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Vinnie Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M ร˜yvind Leonhardsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
CF Dean Holdsworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Mick Harford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Efan Ekoku | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Dean Holdsworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CB Chris Perry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Mick Harford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Jon Goodman | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kevin Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Graham Fenton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Neil Sullivan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 9/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 7/11

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

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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 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

๐Ÿ”ด LB Bryan Small | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1991-95 | ๐Ÿ•’ 46 | 39 (7) | โšฝ 7 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 1 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 9 | #678 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"TOMMY Johnson switched to his preferred central striking role and scored a first half hat-trick as Aston Villa went goal crazy against Wimbledon at Villa Park."

MATCH REPORT