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1979-80

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🟥 3 May 1980, Villa 1-4 Liverpool, Anfield.

Scorer(s) | Own Goal | 26' |

Assist(s) | None

7th (-2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Terry Morris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Rotherham, 1976-1982
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-4
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Noel Blake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 5’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), David Johnson
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 1-1, Own Goal, Avi Cohen
🕒 | HT Liverpool 1-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 51’ Goal, 1-2, (Liverpool) Avi Cohen
🥅 | 72’ Goal, 1-3, (Liverpool), David Johnson
🥅 | 78’ Goal, 1-4, (Liverpool), Noel Blake o.g.
🕒 | FT Liverpool 4-1 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Ivor Linton, Sub on, Tony Morley

🟩 29 April 1980, Villa 2-1 Coventry, Highfield Road.

Scorer(s) | Colin Gibson | 37' | Gordon Cowans (pen) |

Assist(s) | None

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Noel Blake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 37’ Goal, 1-0, Colin Gibson
🕒 | HT Coventry City 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | Goal, 2-0, Gordon Cowans (pen)
🥅 | 73’ Goal, 2-1, (Coventry City), Ian Wallace
🕒 | FT Coventry City 1-2 Aston Villa

🟩 26 April 1980, Villa 1-0 Tottenham, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans | 67' |

Assist(s) | None

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Kevin McNally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ellesmere Port, 1972-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Noel Blake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Noel Blake
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur
⚽ | 67’ Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

🟥 23 April 1980, Villa 1-2 United, Old Trafford.

Scorer(s) | Des Bremner | 90' |

Assist(s) | Tony Morley | 90' |

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Michael Lowe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1972–1982 🆘
HT Score:
FT Result | Lost |
FT Score | 1-2 |
Last 5 Games | LWDDL |

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 4’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Joe Jordan
🕒 | HT Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 68’ Goal, 0-2, (Manchester United), Joe Jordan
🔁 | Sub off, Eamonn Deacy, Sub on, Tony Morley
⚽ | 90' Goal, 1-2, Des Bremner, Assist by Tony Morley
🕒 | FT Manchester United 2-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Retaliation for having his nose broken by Jordan

🟨 19 April 1980, Villa 0-0 Leeds, Elland Road.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

5th (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Alan Porter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bolton, 1973–1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Leeds United 0-0 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Leeds United 0-0 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Brian Little, Sub on, Tony Morley

🟨 7 April 1980, Villa 1-1 Manchester City, Maine Road.

Scorer(s) | David Geddis | 43' |

Assist(s) | Tony Morley | 43' |

5th (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Derek Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1978-1984
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 43’ Goal, 1-0, David Geddis, Assist by Tony Morley
🕒 | HT Manchester City 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 63’ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester City), Paul Power
🟥 | 90’ Sending off, David Geddis, Tussle with Tueart
🕒 | FT Manchester City 1-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, David Geddis, Foul & Kicking ball away

🟩 5 April 1980, Villa 3-2 Forest, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Des Bremner | 12' | Allan Evans | 41' | Own Goal | 47' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 13' | Kenny Swain | 41' |

5th (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ron Chadwick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Darwen, 1975–1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 13’ Goal, 1-0, Des Bremner, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🥅 | 28’ Goal, 1-1, (Nottingham Forest), Gary Birtles
⚽ | 41’ Goal, 2-1, Allan Evans, Assist by Kenny Swain
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Nottingham Forest
⚽ | 47’ Goal, 3-1, Own Goal, Larry Lloyd
🥅 | 76’ Goal, 3-2, (Nottingham Forest), Ian Bowyer
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-2 Nottingham Forest

🟥 29 March 1980, Villa 0-2 Stoke, Victoria Ground.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Neil Midgley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salford, 1977-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Robert Hopkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 16’ Goal, 0-1, (Stoke City, pen), Ray Evans
🕒 | HT Stoke City 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 64’ Goal, 0-2, (Stoke City), Lee Chapman
🔁 | 65' Sub off, Tony Morley, Sub on, Robert Hopkins
🕒 | FT Stoke City 2-0 Aston Villa

🟩 26 March 1980, Villa 2-0 Norwich, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans (pen) | Robert Hopkins | 90'+2 |

Assist(s) | Tony Morley | 90'+2 |

5th= (+1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ken Walmsley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackpool, 1974-1988
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Pat Heard | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Robert Hopkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Pat Heard
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Norwich City
⚽ | Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans, pen
🔁 | 90'+2 Sub off, Ivor Linton, Sub on, Robert Hopkins 🟢
⚽ | 90'+2 Goal, 2-0, Robert Hopkins, Assist by Tony Morley
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Norwich City

🟨 22 March 1980, Villa 1-1 Ipswich, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Tony Morley | 73' |

Assist(s) | None

6th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Brian Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Gloucester, 1976-1991
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 15’ Goal, 0-1, (Ipswich Town), John Wark
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Ipswich Town
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 1-1, Tony Morley
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Ipswich Town

🟥 19 March 1980, Villa 0-2 Middlesbrough, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

6th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Gilbert Napthine | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Loughborough, 1978-1987
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 38' Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough), Billy Ashcroft
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Middlesbrough
🔁 | 46' Sub off, David Geddis, Sub on, Ivor Linton
🥅 | 56’ Goal, 0-2, (Middlesbrough), David Armstrong
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Middlesbrough

🟥 15 March 1980, Villa 0-2 Southampton, The Dell.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

6th= (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ron Challis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kent, 1968–1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 40’ Goal, 0-1, (Southampton), Ivan Golac
🕒 | HT Southampton 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46' Sub off, Gary Shaw, Sub on, Ivor Linton
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 0-2, (Southampton), Mick Channon
🟨 | 90' Booking, Colin Gibson, High tackle
🕒 | FT Southampton 2-0 Aston Villa

🟥 10 March 1980, Villa 1-3 Wolves, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 32' |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

5th (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Cliff Maskell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Cambridge, 1976–1982
HT Score: 🟥 1-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 20’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Colin Brazier
🥅 | 28’ Goal, 0-2, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Norman Bell
⚽ | 32’ Goal, 1-2, Gary Shaw
🥅 | 36’ Goal, 1-3, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Peter Daniel
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 3-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

🟥 8 March 1980, Villa 0-1 West Ham, Upton Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

Quarter Final

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: David Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, 1972-1985 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT West Ham United 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 88’ Goal, 0-1, (West Ham United, pen), Ray Stewart
🕒 | FT West Ham United 1-0 Aston Villa

🟨 3 March 1980, Villa 1-1 Brighton, Goldstone Ground.

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans | 33' |

Assist(s) | None

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Darryl Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Uxbridge, 1975-1989
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 26' Goal, 0-1, (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ray Clarke
⚽ | 33’ Goal, 1-1, Allan Evans
🕒 | HT Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Aston Villa
🟥 | 47’ Sending off, Allan Evans, Handling
💥 | 69' Ken McNaught clears Brighton 'goal' from behind the line
🕒 | FT Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Kenny Swain, Sub on, Brendan Ormsby

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Foul

🟩 1 March 1980, Villa 1-0 Derby, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans | 43' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 43' |

5th= (+3)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mike Bidmead | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kingston, 1979-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟨 | 39' Booking, Dennis Mortimer, Dissent
⚽ | 43’ Goal, 1-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Derby County

🟨 27 February 1980, Villa 2-2 Manchester City, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 42' | Own Goal | 85' |

Assist(s) | None

8th (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Steve Bates | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bristol, 1977–1984
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 2-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 42' Goal, 1-0, Gary Shaw
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Manchester City
🥅 | 60’ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester City, pen), Mike Robinson
🥅 | 79’ Goal, 1-2, (Manchester City), Dave Bennett
⚽ | 84’ Goal, 2-2, Own Goal, Willie Donachie
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester City

🟩 23 February 1980, Villa 2-1 Albion, The Hawthorns.

Scorer(s) | Ken McNaught | 48' | Brian Little | 58' |

Assist(s) | Kenny Swain | 48' |

7th (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mike Peck | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Doncaster, 1977-1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 42’ Goal, 0-1, (West Bromwich Albion), Bryan Robson
🕒 | HT West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 48’ Goal, 1-1, Ken McNaught, Assist by Kenny Swain
⚽ | 58’ Goal, 2-1, Brian Little
🕒 | FT West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Aston Villa

🟩 20 February 1980, Villa 1-0 Blackburn, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans | 81' |

Assist(s) | Brian Little | 81' |

5th Round Replay

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Blackburn Rovers
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, David Geddis, Sub on, Brendan Ormsby
⚽ | 81’ Goal, 1-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Brian Little
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn Rovers

🟨 16 February 1980, Villa 1-1 Blackburn, Ewood Park.

Scorer(s) | David Geddis | 40' |

Assist(s) | Terry Donovan | 40' |

5th Round

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟨 | 32' Booking, Allan Evans, Foul
⚽ | 40’ Goal, 1-0 David Geddis, Assist by Terry Donovan
🕒 | HT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 89’ Goal, (Blackburn Rovers), Allan Evans o.g.
🕒 | FT Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Aston Villa

🟥 9 February 1980, Villa 1-3 Arsenal, Highbury.

Scorer(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 68' |

Assist(s) | None

6th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Tony Glasson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salisbury, 1973-1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 26’ Goal, 0-1, (Arsenal), Alan Sunderland
🕒 | HT Arsenal 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 48’ Goal, 0-2, (Arsenal), Graham Rix
🔁 | 62' Sub off, Gary Shaw, Sub on, David Geddis
🥅 | 65’ Goal, 0-3, (Arsenal), Alan Sunderland
⚽ | 68’ Goal, 1-3, Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | FT Arsenal 3-1 Aston Villa

🟩 2 February 1980, Villa 2-0 Palace, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans | 32' | Dennis Mortimer | 90'+3 |

Assist(s) | None

6th= (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: John Hunting | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicester, 1968-1984
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 32’ Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace
⚽ | 90’+3 Goal, 2-0, Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Crystal Palace

🟩 30 January 1980, Villa 4-1 Cambridge, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Terry Donovan | 2' | 39' | Allan Evans | 58' | Brian Little | 60' |

Assist(s) | Gary Shaw | 2' | Terry Donovan | 60' |

4th Round Replay

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mike Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Walmer, Kent
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 4-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Gary Shaw, (80 Seconds)
🥅 | 14’ Goal, 1-1 (Cambridge United), Steve Spriggs
⚽ | 39’ Goal, 2-1, Terry Donovan
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Cambridge United
⚽ | 58' Goal, 3-1, Allan Evans
⚽ | 60' Goal, 4-1, Brian Little, Assist by Terry Donovan
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 4-1 Cambridge United

🟨 26 January 1980, Villa 1-1 Cambridge, Abbey Stadium.

Scorer(s) | Terry Donovan | 16' |

Assist(s) | Gary Shaw | 16' |

4th Round

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mike Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Walmer, Kent
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 16’ Goal, 1-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Gary Shaw
🥅 | 34’ Goal, 1-1, (Cambridge United), Dennis Mortimer o.g.
🕒 | HT Cambridge United 1-1 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Cambridge United 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 12 January 1980, Villa 2-1 Everton, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Colin Gibson | 63' | Terry Donovan | 82' |

Assist(s) | Des Bremner | 63' | Dennis Mortimer | 82' |

5th= (-)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Peter Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lincoln, 1974-1982
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton
⚽ | 63’ Goal, 1-0, Colin Gibson, Assist by Des Bremner
⚽ | 82’ Goal, 2-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 2-1, (Everton), Peter Eastoe
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Everton

🟩 4 January 1980, Villa 2-1 Bristol Rovers, Eastville Stadium.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 40' | Gordon Cowans | 71' |

Assist(s) | Brian Little | 71' |

3rd Round

FA Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Brian Daniels | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Essex, 1968-1983
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 40' Goal, 1-0 Gary Shaw
🕒 | HT Bristol Rovers 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 67’ Goal, 1-1, (Bristol Rovers), Stewart Barrowclough
⚽ | 71’ Goal, 2-1, Gordon Cowans, Assist by Brian Little
🕒 | FT Bristol Rovers 1-2 Aston Villa

🟩 29 December 1979, Villa 3-1 Bristol City, Ashton Gate.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 52' | 54' | 86' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 52' |

5th (+3)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Dennis Hedges | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 1979-1990
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Bristol City 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 52’ Goal, 1-0, Gary Shaw, Assist by Gordon Cowans
⚽ | 54’ Goal, 2-0, Gary Shaw
🥅 | 75’ Goal, 2-1, (Bristol City, pen), Gerry Gow
⚽ | 86’ Goal, 3-1, Gary Shaw
🕒 | FT Bristol City 1-3 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Colin Gibson, Foul

🟥 26 December 1979, Villa 1-2 Forest, City Ground.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 64' |

Assist(s) | Brian Little | 64' |

8th (-3)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: David Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blackburn, 1972-1985
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Nigel Spink
🕒 | HT Nottingham Forest 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 50’ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest, pen), John Robertson
🥅 | 57’ Goal, 0-2, (Nottingham Forest), Stan Bowles
⚽ | 64’ Goal, 1-2, Gary Shaw, Assist by Brian Little
🕒 | FT Nottingham Forest 2-1 Aston Villa

🟩 19 December 1979, Villa 3-0 Coventry, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Terry Donovan | 8' | Brian Little | 51' | 60' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 8' | 60' | Terry Bullivant | 51' |

5th (+2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Terry Donovan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Terry Donovan
⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Terry Donovan, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Coventry City
⚽ | 51’ Goal, 2-0, Brian Little, Assist by Terry Bullivant
⚽ | 60’ Goal, 3-0, Brian Little, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Coventry City

🟩 15 December 1979, Villa 2-1 Tottenham, White Hart Lane.

Scorer(s) | David Geddis | 21' | Gordon Cowans | 56' (pen) |

Assist(s) | Gary Shaw | 21' |

7th (+2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Brian Hill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kettering, 1978-1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
FB Eamonn Deacy | 🇮🇪 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 21’ Goal, 1-0, David Geddis, Assist by Gary Shaw
🕒 | HT Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 55’ Goal, 2-0, Gordon Cowans (pen)
🥅 | 76’ Goal, 2-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Osvaldo Ardiles
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, David Geddis, Sub on, Eamonn Deacy 🟢
🕒 | FT Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Aston Villa

🟥 8 December 1979, Villa 1-3 Liverpool, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Brian Little | 54' |

Assist(s) | None

9th (-2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Clive Thomas | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Treorchy, 1966–1984
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Terry Bullivant | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Terry Bullivant
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Liverpool
🥅 | 53’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), Ray Kennedy
⚽ | 54’ Goal, 1-1, Brian Little
🥅 | 65’ Goal, 1-2, (Liverpool), Alan Hansen
🥅 | 74’ Goal, 1-3, (Liverpool), Terry McDermott
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Terry Bullivant, Sub on, Colin Gibson
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-3 Liverpool

🟨 1 December 1979, Villa 1-1 Norwich, Carrow Road.

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans | 22' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 22' |

7th (+1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Tony Cox | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | South Croydon, 1978-1980 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

💥 | 20' Des Bremner hits the post
⚽ | 22’ Goal, 1-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Gordon Cowans
💥 | 22' Goal awareded by referee Cox after deciding the ball had crossed the line despite Bond's attempted clearance
💥 | 23' Referee Cox rules out Norwich equaliser due to offside
💥 | Jimmy Rimmer pulls off a strong save as Allan Evans and Kenny Swain were prostrate with injury
🟨 | 45' Booking, Allan Evans, Foul
🕒 | HT Norwich City 0-1 Aston Villa
🟨 | 70’ Booking, (Norwich City), Justin Fashanu for a deliberate stamp on Allan Evans in the penalty area
🟥 | 70' Sending off (Norwich City), Justin Fashanu for arguing (Referee Cox subsequently claims he had always intended to send Fashanu off for the first offence)
💥 | Jimmy Rimmer hit on the back of the neck by a 50p coin and laid out on ground
💥 | Allan Evans hit by a missile from the crowd
💥 | Rimmer refuses to return to the goal as Norwich bombard the area with bottles, cans and coins
💥 | Crowd violence stops play for five minutes as smoke bombs are thrown into the Villa area
💥 | Norwich boss John Bond enters the field of play to appeal for calm from the home fans
💥 | 88' Referee Cox waves play on after a fair tackle from Mike Pejic on the Norwich player in the penalty area.
💥 | 88' Referee Cox changes his mind and awards a penalty to Norwich
🟥 | 89’ Sending off, Dennis Mortimer, Dissent claimed by referee Cox but Mortimer is incensed at the accusation and further delays and remonstrations follow
🥅 | 89’ Goal, 1-1, (Norwich City, pen), Kevin Bond
🕒 | 102' FT Norwich City 1-1 Aston Villa

🟨 24 November 1979, Villa 0-0 Leeds, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

8th (+1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ray Toseland | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kettering, 1971-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

💥 | 38’ Missed Penalty, Allan Evans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Leeds United
🟨 | 66' Booking, David Geddis, Off the ball incident
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Leeds United

🟩 17 November 1979, Villa 2-1 Stoke, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 23' | Allan Evans | 88' (pen) |

Assist(s) | Brian Little | 23' |

9th (+1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Bert Newsome | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Shropshire, 1973-1983 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 11’ Goal, 0-1, (Stoke City), Geoff Scott
⚽ | 23’ Goal, 1-1, Dennis Mortimer, Assist by Brian Little
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Stoke City
⚽ | 88' Goal, 2-1, Kenny Swain
💥 | 88' Referee disallows goal and awards a penalty instead
⚽ | 88’ Goal, 2-1, Allan Evans (pen)
🟥 | 90’ Sending off, (Stoke City), Dennis Smith, Dissent
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Stoke City

🟨 10 November 1979, Villa 0-0 Ipswich, Portman Road.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

10th (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Clive White | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Harrow, 1973-1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Ipswich Town 0-0 Aston Villa
🟨 | 72' Booking, Allan Evans, Foul
🕒 | FT Ipswich Town 0-0 Aston Villa

🟩 3 November 1979, Villa 3-1 Bolton, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 15' | Allan Evans | 41' | Dennis Mortimer | 89' |

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 41' |

9th (+4)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Mark Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottingham, 1978-1987
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 15’ Goal, 1-0, Gary Shaw
⚽ | 41’ Goal, 2-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Bolton Wanderers
🥅 | 81’ Goal, 2-1, (Bolton Wanderers), Neil Whatmore
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 3-1, Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-1 Bolton Wanderers

🟨 27 October 1979, Villa 1-1 Wolves, Molineux.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 44' |

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 44' |

13th (+1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Derek Lloyd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worcester, 1974–1983
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟨 | 7’ Booking, Allan Evans, Dissent
🟨 | 14’ Booking, Dennis Mortimer, Dissent
🥅 | 15’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Andy Gray
⚽ | 44’ Goal, 1-1, Gary Shaw, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa
🟥 | 60’ Sending off, Brendan Ormsby
🟥 | 60’ Sending off, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), John Richards
🕒 | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa

🟩 20 October 1979, Villa 3-1 Derby, Baseball Ground.

Scorer(s) | Brian Little | 6' | Gary Shaw | 58' | Dennis Mortimer | 71' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 6' | 58' | Gary Shaw | 71' |

14th (+2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Derek Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1978-1984 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-0, Brian Little, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🟨 | 29' Booking, Jimmy Rimmer, Arguing with referee Owen about lack of protection
💥 | 31' Jimmy Rimmer laid out in goalmouth after a collision
💥 | 36' Play resumes following treatment to Rimmer who remains dazed
🟨 | 39' Booking, Brendan Ormsby, Foul
🥅 | 44’ Goal, 1-1, (Derby County), Paul Emson
🕒 | HT Derby County 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 58’ Goal, 2-1, Gary Shaw, Assist by Gordon Cowans
⚽ | 71’ Goal, 3-1, Dennis Mortimer, Assist by Gary Shaw
🕒 | FT Derby County 1-3 Aston Villa

🟨 13 October 1979, Villa 0-0 Albion, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

16th (-3)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: John Hough | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Macclesfield, 1973-1986 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 West Bromwich Albion
🟨 | 60' Booking, Kenny Swain, Handball
🟨 | 76' Booking, David Geddis, Dissent
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 West Bromwich Albion

🟥 9 October 1979, Villa 1-4 Everton, Goodison Park.

Scorer(s) | Kenny Swain | 89' |

Assist(s) | David Geddis | 89' |

3rd Round

League Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Trelford Mills | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Barnsley, 1976-1990
HT Score: 🟥 0-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-4
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 5’ Goal, 0-1, (Everton), Brian Kidd
🥅 | 11’ Goal, 0-2, (Everton), Bob Latchford
🕒 | HT Everton 2-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 71’ Goal, 0-3, (Everton), Bob Latchford
🥅 | 76’ Goal, 0-4, (Everton), Andy King
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 1-4, Kenny Swain, Assist by David Geddis
🕒 | FT Everton 4-1 Aston Villa

🟩 6 October 1979, Villa 3-0 Southampton, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Des Bremner | 34' | Dennis Mortimer | 43' | Allan Evans | 79' (pen) |

Assist(s) | None

13th (+6)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ken Salmon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Southgate, 1974-1985
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 34’ Goal, 1-0, Des Bremner
⚽ | 43’ Goal, 2-0, Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Southampton
⚽ | 79’ Goal, 3-0, Allan Evans (pen)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Southampton

🟨 | Booking, Des Bremner, Trip

🟨 29 September 1979, Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

19th (+2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ken Redfern | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Whitley Bay, 1978-1993 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Middlesbrough 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46' Sub off, John Gidman 🔴 Sub on, Gary Williams
🟥 | 76' Sending off, Ken McNaught
🕒 | FT Middlesbrough 0-0 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Ken McNaught, Dissent
🟨 | Booking, Mike Pejic
🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans

🟨 25 September 1979, Villa 0-0 Everton, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

3rd Round

League Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Tony Glasson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salisbury, 1973-1983
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Everton

🟨 22 September 1979, Villa 0-0 Arsenal, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

21st (-2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Ron Bridges | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Deeside, 1978-1989 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF David Geddis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1' Debut, Des Bremner, David Geddis
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Arsenal
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Arsenal

🟨 | Booking, Brian Little, No apparent reason

🟥 15 September 1979, Villa 0-2 Palace, Selhurst Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

19th (-2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Reg Robinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Suffolk, 1974-1980 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Mike Pejic | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Joe Ward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Mike Pejic
🥅 | 42’ Goal, 0-1, (Crystal Palace), Jerry Murphy
🕒 | HT Crystal Palace 1-0 Aston Villa
🟨 | 49' Booking, Kenny Swain, for being punched in the face
🔁 | 58' Sub off, Joe Ward 🔴 Sub on, Brendan Ormsby
🥅 | 63’ Goal, 0-2, (Crystal Palace), Jerry Murphy
🕒 | FT Crystal Palace 2-0 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Dennis Mortimer, for a perfect tackle

🟥 8 September 1979, Villa 0-3 United, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

17th (-3)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Peter Reeves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicester, 1972–1981 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-3
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
F Joe Ward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 17’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Steve Coppell
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United
🥅 | 70’ Goal, 0-2, (Manchester United, pen), Micky Thomas
🥅 | 86’ Goal, 0-3, (Manchester United), Ashley Grimes
🔁 | Sub off, Gary Shelton, Sub on, Joe Ward
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-3 Manchester United

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Unclear but assumed to be for a heavy tackle on Joe Jordan or dissent for being penalised for a heavy tackle on Joe Jordan
🟨 | Booking, Kenny Swain, Dissent

🟥 5 September 1979, Villa 0-2 Colchester, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

2nd Round

League Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Lester Shapter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Torquay, 1974-1992
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
AET Result: 🟥 Lost
AET Score: 🟥 0-2
Aggregate Result: 🟨 Drew
Aggregate Score: 🟨 2-2
🟩 Villa won 9-8 on penalties
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 20’ Goal, 0-1, (Colchester United)
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Colchester United
🥅 | 70’ Goal, 0-2, (Colchester United)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Colchester United
🔁 | 102’ Sub off, Colin Gibson, Sub on, Gary Shelton
🕒 | AET Aston Villa 0-2 Colchester United

Penalties Aston Villa 9-8 Colchester United

🟨 1 September 1979, Villa 1-1 Everton, Goodison Park.

Scorer(s) | Tony Morley | 16' |

Assist(s) | Dennis Mortimer | 16' |

14th (-1)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Don Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sandbach, 1976-1988 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 16’ Goal, 1-0, Tony Morley, Assist by Dennis Mortimer
🕒 | HT Everton 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 85’ Goal, 1-1, (Everton), John Bailey
🕒 | FT Everton 1-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Kenny Swain, Dissent
🟨 | Booking, Dennis Mortimer, Foul

🟩 28 August 1979, Villa 2-0 Colchester, Layer Road.

Scorer(s) | Gary Shaw | 35' | 73' |

Assist(s) | Tony Morley | 35' | 73' |

2nd Round

League Cup

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Brian Hill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kettering, 1978-1995
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB John Gidman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 35’ Goal, 1-0, Gary Shaw, Assist by Tony Morley
🕒 | HT Colchester United 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 2-0, Gary Shaw, Assist by Tony Morley
🕒 | FT Colchester United 0-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Persistent Fouling

🟥 25 August 1979, Villa 0-2 Bristol City, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

13th (-6)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: George Nolan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Stockport, 1974-1981
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 18’ Goal, 0-1, (Bristol City), Kevin Mabbutt
🔁 | 25’ Sub off, Brian Little, Sub on, Ivor Linton
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Bristol City
💥 | 75’ Villa reduced to 10 men, Gary Williams left field of play injured
🥅 | 90’ Goal, 0-2, (Bristol City, pen)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Bristol City

🟩 22 August 1979, Villa 2-1 Brighton, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Allan Evans (pen) | 14' | Tony Morley | 66' |

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 66' |

7th (+2)

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: George Flint | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kirkby-in-Ashfield, 1973–1982
HT Score:
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | LLWDW |

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alex Cropley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M Lee Jenkins | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🔁 | 9’ Sub off, Alex Cropley 🔴 Sub on, Lee Jenkins 🔴
⚽ | 14’ Goal, 1-0, Allan Evans (pen)
🥅 | 45’ Goal, 1-1, (Brighton & Hove Albion)
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion, Teddy Maybank
⚽ | 66’ Goal, 2-1, Tony Morley, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

🟨 18 August 1979, Villa 1-1 Bolton, Burnden Park.

Scorer(s) | Gordon Cowans | 73' |

Assist(s) | Brian Little | 73' |

9th

Division One

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Gwyn Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Anglesey, 1972-1982
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Colin J Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F John Deehan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Brian Little | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Tony Morley
🕒 | HT Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 73' Goal, 1-0, Gordon Cowans, Assist by Brian Little
🥅 | 76’ Goal, 1-1, (Bolton Wanderers), Neil Whatmore
🕒 | FT Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa

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