Aston Villa v Manchester United, 29 October 1977

Score2-1 to Aston Villa
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueVilla Park
Attendance39,144

Goals:

Alex Cropley G
Andy Gray G

Goals:

Jimmy Nicholl G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jimmy Rimmer
Right back John Gidman
Defender/Centre back Ken McNaught
Defender/Midfielder Leighton Phillips
Full back Gordon Smith
Midfielder Alex Cropley
Midfielder Dennis Mortimer
Forward John Deehan
Forward Andy Gray
Forward Brian Little

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex Stepney
Defender Martin Buchan
Defender Stewart Houston
Defender Jimmy Nicholl
Defender/Left back Arthur Albiston
Midfielder Steve Coppell
Midfielder David McCreery
Midfielder Chris McGrath
Midfielder/Forward Sammy McIlroy
Forward Stuart Pearson
Winger Gordon Hill

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Ashley Grimes for Gordon Hill

On the bench:

On the bench:

Midfielder Ashley Grimes