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1987-88

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🟨 7 May 1988, Villa 0-0 Swindon, County Ground.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

2nd (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Neil Midgley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Salford, 1977-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

HT Swindon Town 0-0 Aston Villa
FT Swindon Town 0-0 Aston Villa

🟩 2 May 1988, Villa 1-0 Bradford, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | David Platt | 23' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 23' |

3rd (-1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Jim Ashworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Rutland, 1983–1991
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 33’ Goal, 1-0, David Platt, Assist by Kevin Gage
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Bradford City
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Bradford City

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, High tackle
🟨 | Booking, Garry Thompson, Late tackle

🟩 23 April 1988, Villa 1-0 Shrewsbury, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall | 35' |

Assist(s) | Andy Gray | 35' |

2nd (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: David Allison | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lancaster, 1980-1997
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 35’ Goal, 1-0, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Andy Gray
💥 | 39’ Missed penalty, Warren Aspinall
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Shrewsbury Town
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Shrewsbury Town

🟨 9 April 1988, Villa 1-1 Palace, Selhurst Park.

Scorer(s) | David Platt | 27' |

Assist(s) | None

4th (-3)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: John Carter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Christchurch, 1987–1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gareth Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Gareth Williams
⚽ | 27’ Goal, 1-0, David Platt
🕒 | HT Crystal Palace 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 83’ Goal, 1-1, (Crystal Palace, pen), Ian Wright
🕒 | FT Crystal Palace 1-1 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Gareth Williams , Sub on, Alan McInally

🟨 | Booking, Kevin Gage, Late tackle
🟨 | Booking, Paul Birch, Dissent

🟥 4 April 1988, Villa 1-2 Oldham, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Stuart Gray | 40' |

Assist(s) | Paul Birch | 40' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Paul Durkin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Dorset, 1987-2004
Kick off:
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Norton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 40’ Goal, 1-0, Stuart Gray, Assist by Paul Birch
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Oldham Athletic
🥅 | 67’ Goal, 1-1, (Oldham Athletic), Tommy Wright
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Tony Daley, Sub on, Alan McInally
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Paul Birch, Sub on, Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 89’ Goal, 1-2, (Oldham Athletic), Frank Bunn
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Oldham Athletic

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans, Off the ball incident

🟥 2 April 1988, Villa 1-2 Millwall, The Den.

Scorer(s) | Garry Thompson | 44' |

Assist(s) | Mark Lillis | 44' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Lester Shapter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Torquay, 1974-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 31’ Goal, 0-1, (Millwall), Denis Salman
⚽ | 44’ Goal, 1-1, Garry Thompson, Assist by Mark Lillis
🕒 | HT Millwall 1-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 49’ Goal, 1-2, (Millwall), Teddy Sheringham
🔁 | 60' Sub off, Paul Birch, Sub on, Tony Daley
🔁 | 60' Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Alan McInally
🕒 | FT Millwall 2-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Kevin Gage, Dissent

🟥 26 March 1988, Villa 0-1 Stoke, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Alf Buksh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | London, 1983–1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Stoke City
🔁 | 58' Sub off, Garry Thompson, Sub on, Tony Daley
🥅 | 71’ Goal, 0-1, (Stoke City), Phil Heath
🔁 | 79' Sub off, Andy Gray, Sub on, Mark Lillis
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke City

🟩 19 March 1988, Villa 2-0 Reading, Elm Park.

Scorer(s) | Paul Birch | 46' | Garry Thompson | 83' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 46' | 83' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Danny Vickers | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ilford, 1979-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Reading 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Tony Daley, Sub on, Alan McInally
⚽ | 46’ Goal, 1-0, Paul Birch, Assist by Alan McInally
⚽ | 83’ Goal, 2-0, Garry Thompson, Assist by Alan McInally
🕒 | FT Reading 0-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Andy Gray, Obstruction
🟨 | Booking, Paul Birch, Foul

🟥 12 March 1988, Villa 1-2 Leeds, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Alan McInally | 80' |

Assist(s) | Garry Thompson | 80' |

1st= (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ron Groves | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Isle of Wight, 1984–1994
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 13’ Goal, 0-1, (Leeds United), Peter Swan
🥅 | 36’ Goal, 0-2, (Leeds United), Bob Taylor
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-2 Leeds United
🔁 | 63’ Sub off, Paul Birch, Sub on, Alan McInally
⚽ | 80’ Goal, 1-2, Alan McInally, Assist by Garry Thompson
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Leeds United

🟨 | Booking, Paul Birch, Foul

🟩 5 March 1988, Villa 2-1 Bournemouth, Dean Court.

Scorer(s) | Tony Daley | 15' | David Platt | 83' |

Assist(s) | None

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: John Moules | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Essex, 1981–1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 15’ Goal, 1-0, Tony Daley
🕒 | HT AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 83’ Goal, 2-0, David Platt
🥅 | 86’ Goal, 2-1, (AFC Bournemouth), Andy Gray o.g.
🕒 | FT AFC Bournemouth 1-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Andy Gray

🟩 27 February 1988, Villa 5-2 Plymouth, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Stuart Gray (pen) | 20' | David Platt | 22' | Paul Birch | 26' | 76' | Garry Thompson | 74' |

Assist(s) | Tony Daley | 22' | 76' | Andy Gray | 26' | Paul Birch | 74' |

1st= (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: John Kirkby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1987-2000
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 3-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 5-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 6’ Goal, 0-1, (Plymouth Argyle), Tommy Tynan
⚽ | 20’ Goal, 1-1, Stuart Gray (pen)
⚽ | 22’ Goal, 2-1, David Platt, Assist by Tony Daley
⚽ | 26' Goal, 3-1, Paul Birch, Assist by Andy Gray
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 3-1 Plymouth Argyle
⚽ | 74’ Goal, 4-1, Garry Thompson, Assist by Paul Birch
⚽ | 76’ Goal, 5-1, Paul Birch, Assist by Tony Daley
🥅 | 82’ Goal, 5-2, (Plymouth Argyle), Glyn Hodges
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 5-2 Plymouth Argyle

🟥 20 February 1988, Villa 2-3 Blackburn, Ewood Park.

Scorer(s) | David Platt | 68' | Garry Thompson | 83' |

Assist(s) | Tony Daley | 83' |

2nd (-1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: John Deakin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bedford, 1980-1992
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 2-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, David Platt
🥅 | 45’ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers), Simon Garner
🕒 | HT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 55’ Goal, 0-2, (Blackburn Rovers), Steve Archibald
⚽ | 68’ Goal, 1-2, David Platt
⚽ | 83’ Goal, 2-2, Garry Thompson, Assist by Tony Daley
🥅 | 86’ Goal, 2-3, (Blackburn Rovers), Steve Archibald
🕒 | FT Blackburn Rovers 3-2 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Paul Birch, Sub on, Tony Daley

🟥 14 February 1988, Villa 1-2 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park.

Scorer(s) | Tony Daley | 35' |

Assist(s) | Garry Thompson | 35' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Unknown
HT Score:
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 35’ Goal, 1-0, Tony Daley, Assist by Garry Thompson
🕒 | HT Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 75' Sub off, Tony Daley, Sub on, Stuart Gray
🥅 | 81’ Goal, 1-1, (Middlesbrough), Alan Kernaghan
🥅 | 84’ Goal, 1-2, (Middlesbrough), Tony Mowbray
🕒 | FT Middlesbrough 2-1 Aston Villa

🟩 6 February 1988, Villa 2-1 Leicester, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Mark Lillis | 19' | Allan Evans | 22' |

Assist(s) | Tony Daley | 19' | Paul Birch | 22' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 19’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Lillis, Assist by Tony Daley
⚽ | 21’ Goal, 2-0, Allan Evans, Assist by Paul Birch
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Leicester City
💥 | 68’ Missed penalty, (Leicester City), Gary McAllister
🥅 | 80’ Goal, 2-1, (Leicester City), Mike Newell
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester City

🟨 | Booking, Kevin Gage, Professional foul
🟨 | Booking, Alan McInally, Elbow

🟥 31 January 1988, Villa 0-2 Liverpool, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

4th Round

FA Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Keith Hackett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield, 1976-1994
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Liverpool
🥅 | 54’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), John Barnes
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Tony Daley, Sub on, Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool), Peter Beardsley
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool

🟨 | Booking, Mark Lillis, Chopping tackle

🟩 23 January 1988, Villa 2-0 Manchester City, Maine Road.

Scorer(s) | Tony Daley | 13' | Garry Thompson | 73' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 13' | Tony Daley | 73' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ken Redfern | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Whitley Bay, 1978-1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 13’ Goal, 1-0, Tony Daley, Assist by Alan McInally
🕒 | HT Manchester City 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 2-0, Garry Thompson, Assist by Tony Daley
🕒 | FT Manchester City 0-2 Aston Villa

🟩 16 January 1988, Villa 1-0 Ipswich, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Martin Keown | 5' |

Assist(s) | Andy Gray | 5' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Kevin Breen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 1985–1996
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 5’ Goal, 1-0, Martin Keown, Assist by Andy Gray
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Ipswich Town
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Ipswich Town

🟩 9 January 1988, Villa 2-1 Leeds, Elland Road.

Scorer(s) | Alan McInally | 37' | Andy Gray | 59' |

Assist(s) | Garry Thompson | 37' |

3rd Round

FA Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
FT Result | Won |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DDWWW |

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 37’ Goal, 1-0, Alan McInally, Assist by Garry Thompson
🕒 | HT Leeds United 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 59’ Goal, 2-0, Andy Gray
🥅 | 74’ Goal, 2-1, (Leeds United), Bobby Davison
🕒 | FT Leeds United 1-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Allan Evans
🟨 | Booking, Paul Birch

🟩 2 January 1988, Villa 3-1 Barnsley, Oakwell.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall | 36' | Paul Birch | 55' | Alan McInally | 70' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 36' | Warren Aspinall | 55' | Paul Birch | 70' |

1st (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Colin Trussell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blundell Sands, 1985–1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
M David Norton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 36’ Goal, 1-0, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Kevin Gage
🕒 | HT Barnsley 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 55’ Goal, 2-0, Paul Birch, Assist by Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 64’ Goal, 2-1, (Barnsley), Darren Foreman
⚽ | 70’ Goal, 3-1, Alan McInally, Assist by Paul Birch
🕒 | FT Barnsley 1-3 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, David Norton

🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Mark Lillis, Retaliation

🟩 1 January 1988, Villa 5-0 Hull, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Stuart Gray | 6' | Warren Aspinall | 57' | 63' | Andy Gray | 67' | Alan McInally | 77' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 6' | Bernie Gallacher | 57' | Allan Evans | 63' | Garry Thompson | 67' |

1st= (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Keith Burge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Tonypandy, 1986–1999
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 5-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-0, Stuart Gray, Assist by Kevin Gage
🔁 | 10’ Sub off, Stuart Gray, Sub on, Warren Aspinall
🔥 | 14’ Missed penalty (Hull City), Pat Heard
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Hull City
⚽ | 57’ Goal, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Bernie Gallacher
⚽ | 63’ Goal, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Allan Evans
⚽ | 67’ Goal, Andy Gray, Assist by Garry Thompson
⚽ | 77’ Goal, Alan McInally
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 5-0 Hull City

🟨 28 December 1987, Villa 1-1 Huddersfield, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Paul Birch | 30' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 30' |

3rd (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Paul Danson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicester, 1987-2005
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 29’ Goal, Paul Birch, Assist by Kevin Gage
🥅 | 32’ Goal, (Huddersfield Town), Duncan Shearer
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Huddersfield Town
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Alan McInally
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Huddersfield Town

🟨 | Booking, Garry Thompson, Wild tackle
🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Kicking out
🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Late tackle
🟨 | Booking, Andy Gray, Tussling

🟨 26 December 1987, Villa 1-1 Sheffield United, Bramall Lane.

Scorer(s) | Garry Thompson | 65' |

Assist(s) | None

4th (-1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Sheffield United 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 65’ Goal, 1-0, Garry Thompson
🥅 | 66’ Goal, 1-1, Sheffield United, Mark Dempsey
🕒 | FT Sheffield United 1-1 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Alan McInally

🟨 18 December 1987, Villa 0-0 Albion, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

3rd (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Don Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sandbach, 1976-1988
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 West Bromwich Albion
🔁 | 70’ Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Alan McInally
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 West Bromwich Albion

🟩 12 December 1987, Villa 2-1 Birmingham, St Andrews'.

Scorer(s) | Garry Thompson | 13' | 52' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 13' |

3rd (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ron Bridges | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Deeside, 1978-1989
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 13’ Goal, 1-0, Garry Thompson, Assist by Kevin Gage
🥅 | 18’ Goal, 1-1, (Birmingham City), Andy Kennedy
🕒 | HT Birmingham City 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 52’ Goal, 2-1, Garry Thompson
🕒 | FT Birmingham City 1-2 Aston Villa

🟩 5 December 1987, Villa 2-1 Swindon, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Garry Thompson | 52' | 55' |

Assist(s) | Paul Birch | 52' | Mark Walters | 55' |

3rd (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Peter Foakes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Essex, 1987–1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Swindon Town
⚽ | 52’ Goal, Garry Thompson, Assist by Paul Birch
⚽ | 55’ Goal, Garry Thompson, Assist by Mark Walters
🥅 | 57’ Goal, (Swindon Town, pen), Quinn
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Swindon Town

🟨 | Booking, Garry Thompson, Illegal tackle

🟩 28 November 1987, Villa 4-2 Bradford, Valley Parade.

Scorer(s) | Stuart Gray | 39' | 58' | Paul Birch | 45' | Garry Thompson | 47' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 45' | Warren Aspinall | 47' | Garry Thompson | 58' |

3rd (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: John Penrose | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hull, 1987-1989
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 4-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy A Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Stuart Gray, Andy Gray
⚽ | 39’ Goal, 1-0, Stuart Gray
🥅 | 44’ Goal, 1-1, (Bradford City, pen), Ron Futcher
⚽ | 45’ Goal, 2-1, Paul Birch, Assist by Alan McInally
🕒 | HT Bradford City 1-2 Aston Villa
⚽ | 47’ Goal, 3-1, Garry Thompson, Assist by Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 56’ Goal, 3-2, (Bradford City, pen), Ron Futcher
⚽ | 58’ Goal, 4-2, Stuart Gray, Assist by Garry Thompson
🕒 | FT Bradford City 2-4 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Steve Sims, Barging
🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Illegal tackle
🟨 | Booking, Andy Gray, Shirt tugging

🟥 18 November 1987, Villa 1-2 Wednesday, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Garry Thompson | 32' |

Assist(s) | Bernie Gallacher | 32' |

4th Round

League Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: George Courtney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Spennymoor, 1974-1992
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 22’ Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield Wednesday), Lee Chapman
⚽ | 32’ Goal, 1-1, Garry Thompson, Assist by Bernie Gallacher
🟥 | 37’ Sending off, (Sheffield Wednesday), Gary Megson
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
🥅 | 72’ Goal, (Sheffield Wednesday), Colin West
🔁 | 77’ Sub off, Garry Thompson, Sub on, Allan Evans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield Wednesday

🟩 14 November 1987, Villa 1-0 Oldham, Boundary Park.

Scorer(s) | Alan McInally | 36' |

Assist(s) | None

4th (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Gary Aplin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kendal, 1984–1991
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 36’ Goal, 1-0, Alan McInally
🕒 | HT Oldham Athletic 0-1 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Oldham Athletic 0-1 Aston Villa

🟥 11 November 1987, Simod, Villa 0-5 Bradford, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

1st Round

Simod Cup 1st Round

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Keith Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Pontypridd, 1982-1996
HT Score: 🟥 0-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-5
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Garry Thompson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 13’ Goal, 0-1, (Bradford City), Ron Futcher
🥅 | 30’ Goal, 0-2, (Bradford City), Ron Futcher
🥅 | 45’ Goal, 0-3, (Bradford City), Brian Mitchell
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-3 Bradford City
🥅 | 66’ Goal, 0-4, (Bradford City), Ian Ormondroyd
🔁 | 72’ Sub off, Garry Thompson, Sub on, Mark Burke
🥅 | 77’ Goal, 0-5, (Bradford City), Steve O’Shaugnessy
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-5 Bradford City

🟨 | Booking, Mark Lillis, High tackle
🟨 | Booking, Alan McInally, Dissent
🟨 | Booking, Garry Thompson

🟥 7 November 1987, Villa 1-2 Millwall, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Martin Keown | 25' |

Assist(s) | Mark Walters | 25' |

5th (-3)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Bob Nixon | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | West Kirby, 1981-1993
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 1-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 5’ Goal, 0-1, (Millwall), Tony Cascarino
🥅 | 18’ Goal, 0-2, (Millwall), Les Briley
⚽ | 25’ Goal, 1-2, Martin Keown, Assist by Mark Walters
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Millwall
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Millwall

🔁 | Sub off, Andy Blair, Sub on, Gary Shaw

🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall

🟩 3 November 1987, Villa 2-1 Shrewsbury, Gay Meadow.

Scorer(s) | Martin Keown | 7' | Warren Aspinall | 50' |

Assist(s) | Paul Birch | 7' | Andy Blair | 50' |

2nd (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Brian Stevens | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Gloucester, 1976-1991
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 7’ Goal, 1-0, Martin Keown, Assist by Paul Birch
🥅 | 19’ Goal, 1-1 (Shrewsbury Town), Dave Leworthy
🟥 | 29’ Sending off, Mark Walters, Reckless tackle
🕒 | HT Shrewsbury Town 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 50’ Goal, 2-1, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Andy Blair
🕒 | FT Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Martin Keown, Illegal tackle

🟩 31 October 1987, Villa 2-1 Reading, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Andy Blair | 64' | Mark Lillis | 78' |

Assist(s) | Mark Burke | 64' |

4th (-)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Mike Peck | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kendal, 1977-1995
Replaced by Martin Mountain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Mansfield on 23'
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
M Andy Blair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🔁 | 8’ Sub off, David Hunt, Sub on, Andy Blair
💥 | 23’ Referee Mike Peck replaced by Martin Mountain
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Reading
🥅 | 58’ Goal, 0-1, (Reading), Dean Horrix
⚽ | 64’ Goal, 1-1, Andy Blair, Assist by Mark Burke
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 2-1, Mark Lillis
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Reading

🟨 | Booking, Mark Lillis, Retaliation
🟨 | Booking, Nigel Spink, Violent play

🟩 28 October 1987, Villa 2-1 Tottenham, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Alan McInally | 8' | Warren Aspinall | 78' |

Assist(s) | Martin Keown | 8' | Mark Lillis | 78' |

3rd Round

League Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ian Hemley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ampthill, 1985–1996
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Alan McInally, Assist by Martin Keown
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur
🥅 | 64’ Goal, 1-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Osvaldo Ardiles
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 2-1, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Mark Lillis
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Timewasting

🟨 24 October 1987, Villa 0-0 Stoke, Victoria Ground.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

4th (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ian Hemley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ampthill, 1985–1996
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Stoke City 0-0 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Stoke City 0-0 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Gary Shaw

🟩 21 October 1987, Villa 4-1 Palace, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Mark Walters | 2' | 26' | 88' (pen) | Steve Hunt | 74' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 74' |

5th (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Trevor Simpson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Halifax, 1984–1991
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 4-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟨 | 1’ Booking, Warren Aspinall, 48 Seconds
⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Walters
💥 | 26’ Missed Penalty, Warren Aspinall
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 2-0, Mark Walters
🥅 | 28’ Goal, 2-1, (Crystal Palace), Ian Wright
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Crystal Palace
⚽ | 74’ Goal, Steve Hunt, Assist by Kevin Gage
⚽ | 88’ Goal, Mark Walters (pen)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 4-1 Crystal Palace

🟨 17 October 1987, Villa 1-1 Bournemouth, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Mark Walters | 10' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 10' |

7th (-1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: David Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Burnley, 1980-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 10’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Walters, Assist by Alan McInally
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 AFC Bournemouth
🥅 | 46’ Goal, 1-1, (AFC Bournemouth), Trevor Aylott
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 AFC Bournemouth

🔁 | Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on, Gary Shaw

🟩 10 October 1987, Villa 3-1 Leeds, Elland Road.

Scorer(s) | Own Goal | 26' | Warren Aspinall | 49' | 55' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 49' | Kevin Gage | 55' |

6th (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: George Tyson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sunderland, 1978-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🥅 | 12’ Goal, 0-1, (Leeds United), Bob Taylor
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 1-1, Own Goal, David Rennie
🕒 | HT Leeds United 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 49’ Goal, 2-1, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Alan McInally
⚽ | 55’ Goal, 3-1, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Kevin Gage
🕒 | FT Leeds United 1-3 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Steve Hunt, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Kicking the ball away

🟩 7 October 1987, Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Paul Birch | 2' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 2' |

2nd Round

League Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Tony Ward | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | London, 1980-1993
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Aggregate Result: 🟩 Won
Aggregate Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0 Paul Birch, Assist by Kevin Gage, 80 Seconds
🟨 | 23' Booking, Alan McInally, Foul
🟨 | 23' Booking, Alan McInally, Dissent
🟥 | 23' Sending off, Alan McInally, Two bookable offences
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough
🔁 | 50' Sub off, Warren Aspinall, Sub on Allan Evans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough

🟩 3 October 1987, Villa 3-1 Plymouth, Home Park.

Scorer(s) | Mark Walters | 2' | 39' | Mark Lillis | 9' |

Assist(s) | Alan McInally | 2' |

8th (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Howard King | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Merthyr Tydfil, 1980-1994
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 3-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Walters, Assist by Alan McInally, 70 Seconds
⚽ | 9’ Goal, 2-0, Mark Lillis
🥅 | 13’ Goal, 2-1, (Plymouth Argyle), Mark Smith
⚽ | 39’ Goal, 3-1, Mark Walters
🕒 | HT Plymouth Argyle 1-3 Aston Villa
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Alan McInally, Sub on, Allan Evans
🕒 | FT Plymouth Argyle 1-3 Aston Villa

🟨 30 September 1987, Villa 1-1 Blackburn, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall | 6' |

Assist(s) | None

9th (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Unknown
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Alan McInally | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1' Debut, Alan McInally
⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-0, Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 19’ Goal, 1-1, (Blackburn Rovers), Simon Barker
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Alan McInally, Sub on, Allan Evans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers

🟨 | Booking, Martin Keown, Foul

🟨 26 September 1987, Villa 1-1 Sheffield United, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Kevin Gage | 21' |

Assist(s) | None

10th (+1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Dennis Hedges | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 1979-1990
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Malcolm Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

Subs:
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 21’ Goal, 1-0, Kevin Gage
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Sheffield United
🟨 | 58’ Booking, Martin Keown, Dissent
🥅 | 58’ Goal, 1-1, (Sheffield United, pen), Colin Morris
🔁 | 73' Sub off Malcolm Allen, Sub on, Mark Burke
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield United

🟩 23 September 1987, Villa 1-0 Middlesbrough, Ayresome Park.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall | 25' |

Assist(s) | None

2nd Round

League Cup

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Colin Trussell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Blundell Sands, 1985–1993
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 25’ Goal, 1-0, Warren Aspinall
🕒 | HT Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa
💥 | 89’ Missed penalty, (Middlesbrough), Gary Hamilton
🕒 | FT Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Persistent fouling
🟨 | Booking, David Hunt, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Martin Keown, Time wasting

🟩 19 September 1987, Villa 1-0 Huddersfield, Leeds Road.

Scorer(s) | Steve Hunt | 19' |

Assist(s) | Kevin Gage | 19' |

11th (+5)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Jim Ashworth | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Rutland, 1983–1991
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

⚽ | 19’ Goal, 1-0, Steve Hunt, Assist by Kevin Gage
🕒 | HT Huddersfield Town 0-1 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Huddersfield Town 0-1 Aston Villa

🔁 | Sub off, Neale Cooper, Sub on, David Hunt

🟩 16 September 1987, Villa 2-0 Albion, The Hawthorns.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall | 14' | 90' |

Assist(s) | Mark Walters | 90' |

16th (+3)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Keren Barratt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Coventry, 1981–1994
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 14’ Goal, 1-0, Warren Aspinall
🕒 | HT West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 90’ Goal, 2-0, Warren Aspinall, Assist by Mark Walters
🕒 | FT West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Bernie Gallacher, Foul

🟨 12 September 1987, Villa 0-0 Barnsley, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

19th (-1)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Philip Don | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Middlesex, 1986–1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Malcolm Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

Subs:
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🟨 | 3’ Booking, Steve Hunt, dissent
🟨 | 10’ Booking, Steve Hunt, Late tackle
🟥 | 10’ Sending off, Steve Hunt, Late tackle & dissent
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Barnsley
🔁 | Sub off, Malcolm Allen, Sub on, Warren Aspinall
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Barnsley

🟥 8 September 1987, Villa 0-1 Middlesbrough, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None |

Assist(s) | None

18th (-2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Joe Worrall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Warrington, 1976-1995
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Malcolm Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

Subs:
CB Neale Cooper
M Warren Aspinall

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Middlesbrough
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, David Hunt, Sub on, Neale Cooper
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Mark Burke, Sub on, Warren Aspinall
🥅 | 72’ Goal, 0-1, (Middlesbrough), Paul Kerr
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Middlesbrough

🟩 5 September 1987, Villa 2-0 Leicester, Filbert Street.

Scorer(s) | Mark Walters | 39' | Mark Lillis | 62' |

Assist(s) | Nigel Spink | 39' |

16th (+4)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Colin Downey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hounslow, 1977-1988
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Mark Lillis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Malcolm Allen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Mark Lillis, Malcolm Allen
⚽ | 39’ Goal, 1-0, Mark Walters, Assist by Nigel Spink
🕒 | HT Leicester City 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 62’ Goal, 2-0 Mark Lillis
🕒 | FT Leicester City 0-2 Aston Villa

🟨 31 August 1987, Villa 1-1 Manchester City, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | Kevin Gage | 40' |

Assist(s) | None

20th (+2)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Alf Buksh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | London, 1983–1993
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟨

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

⚽ | 40’ Goal, 1-0, Kevin Gage
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Manchester City
🥅 | 60’ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester City), Ian Scott
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester City

🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Persistent fouling
🟨 | Booking, Warren Aspinall, Dangerous tackle

🟥 29 August 1987, Villa 1-2 Hull, Boothferry Park.

Scorer(s) | Warren Aspinall (pen) | 29' |

Assist(s) | None

22nd (-3)

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Tom Fitzharris | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bolton, 1981–1993
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
W Mark Burke | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🥅 | 20’ Goal, 0-1, (Hull City, pen), Pat Heard
⚽ | 29’ Goal, 1-1, Warren Aspinall (pen)
🕒 | HT Hull City 1-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 61’ Goal, 1-2, (Hull City), Alex Dyer
🔁 | 72' Sub off, Tony Daley, Sub on, Mark Burke
🕒 | FT Hull City 2-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Simon Stainrod, Challenge on ‘keeper

🟥 22 August 1987, Villa 0-2 Birmingham, Villa Park.

Scorer(s) | None

Assist(s) | None

19th

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Brian Hill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Kettering, 1978-1995
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Steve Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Match Timeline

🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Birmingham City
🥅 | 50’ Goal, (Birmingham City), Tony Rees
🥅 | 57’ Goal, (Birmingham City), Ian Handysides
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-2 Birmingham City

🔁 | Sub off, Steve Hunt, Sub on, David Hunt
🔁 | Sub off, Simon Stainrod, Sub on, Tony Daley

🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Scuffling
🟨 | Booking, Neale Cooper, High tackle

🟨 15 August 1987, Villa 1-1 Ipswich, Portman Road.

Scorer(s) | Own Goal | 29' |

Assist(s) | None

Division Two

Manager: Graham Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Worksop, 1987-1990
Referee: Ray Lewis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Surrey, 1975-1993
FT Result | Drew |
FT Score | 1-1 |
Last 5 Games | WLLLD |

Team

Starting XI:
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Neale Cooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Martin Keown | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Sims | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Bernie Gallacher | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Warren Aspinall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Birch | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M David Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Simon Stainrod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Mark Walters | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Subs:
None

Match Timeline

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Steve Sims, Kevin Gage, David Hunt
⚽ | 29’ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, Chris O’Donnell
🥅 | 37’ Goal, 1-1, (Ipswich Town), Nigel Gleghorn
🕒 | HT Ipswich Town 1-1 Aston Villa
🕒 | FT Ipswich Town 1-1 Aston Villa

🟨 | Booking, Mark Walters, Late tackle
🟨 | Booking, Neale Cooper, Ungentlemanly conduct

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