Gordon Cowans

Date of birth27 October 1958
Place of birthCornforth
NationalityEnglish
Weight61 kg
Height1.70 m
PositionMidfielder

England International

With Aston Villa, 1st Division Champion 1981, League Cup winner 1977, European Cup winner 1982. Had three spells at Aston Villa.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Aston Villa 01 Jul 1988 01 Nov 1991

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1975-76 Aston Villa League Division One
1
1976-77 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1
1976-77 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1
1976-77 Aston Villa League Division One 16
3
3
1977-78 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1977-78 Aston Villa League Cup
2
1977-78 Aston Villa League Division One 30
5
7
1977-78 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 4
1
1978-79 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1978-79 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1
1978-79 Aston Villa League Division One 34
4
1979-80 Aston Villa FA Cup 6
1
1979-80 Aston Villa League Cup 4
1979-80 Aston Villa League Division One 42
6
1980-81 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1980-81 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1980-81 Aston Villa League Division One 42
5
1981-82 Aston Villa European Cup 9
1981-82 Aston Villa FA Cup 3
1
1981-82 Aston Villa League Cup 6
4
1981-82 Aston Villa League Division One 42
6
1982-83 Aston Villa European Cup 6
1
1982-83 Aston Villa FA Cup 4
1
1982-83 Aston Villa Intercontinental Cup 1
1982-83 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1982-83 Aston Villa League Division One 42
10
1982-83 Aston Villa UEFA Super Cup 2
1
1984-85 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1984-85 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1
1984-85 Aston Villa League Division One 29
1
1
1988-89 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1988-89 Aston Villa League Cup 5
1988-89 Aston Villa League Division One 32
1
2
1989-90 Aston Villa FA Cup 5
1989-90 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1989-90 Aston Villa League Division One 34
4
1990-91 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1990-91 Aston Villa League Division One 38
1
1990-91 Aston Villa Rumbelows League Cup 5
1990-91 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 4
1991-92 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1991-92 Aston Villa League Division One 10
2
1991-92 Blackburn Rovers League Division Two Play-Offs 3
1992-93 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 23
1
1
1
1993-94 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1993-94 Aston Villa Premier League 9
2
1993-94 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 4
1993-94 Derby County League Division 1 19
1993-94 Derby County League Division 1 Play-Offs 3
1
1994-95 Derby County League Cup 3
1994-95 Derby County League Division 1 17
1994-95 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 3
1
1997-98 Burnley League Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Feb 1976 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1976 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Jan 1977 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
12 Feb 1977 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
22 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 3-0 League Cup Semi-final replay
26 Feb 1977 Aston Villa v Port Vale W 3-0 FA Cup 5th round
02 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Derby County W 4-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1977 Leicester City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
16 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Cup Final replay
19 Mar 1977 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
23 Mar 1977 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 4-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1977 Derby County v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Everton W 3-2 League Cup Final 2nd replay
16 Apr 1977 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1977 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1977 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
04 May 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
07 May 1977 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division One
10 May 1977 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
14 May 1977 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 3-2 League Division One
16 May 1977 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
20 May 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
23 May 1977 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 4-0 League Division One
20 Aug 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Aston Villa v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
17 Sep 1977 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1977 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
28 Sep 1977 Fenerbahçe v Aston Villa W 0-2
Agg: 0-6
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1977 Leeds United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1977 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
26 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
02 Nov 1977 Górnik Zabrze v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1977 Liverpool v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1977 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 4-2 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1977 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
07 Dec 1977 Athletic Bilbao v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
10 Dec 1977 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Derby County v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Everton v Aston Villa L 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1978 Everton v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1978 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division One
04 Feb 1978 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1978 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Barcelona D 2-2 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
04 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Leicester City D 0-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1978 Barcelona v Aston Villa L 2-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
18 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 4-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1978 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Aston Villa v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 0-3 League Division One
05 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 2-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 2-0 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
26 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 3-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town W 6-1 League Division One
02 May 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1978 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1978 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 1-4 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Bristol City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1978 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Aston Villa v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1978 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1978 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1978 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 0-2 League Cup 4th round
11 Nov 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 0-4 League Division One
18 Nov 1978 Aston Villa v Bristol City W 2-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1978 Southampton v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1978 Aston Villa v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1978 Derby County v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1978 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division One
10 Jan 1979 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1979 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
24 Feb 1979 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
07 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
28 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1979 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1979 Aston Villa v Derby County D 3-3 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1979 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
25 Apr 1979 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 5-1 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
02 May 1979 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division One
05 May 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
15 May 1979 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
18 Aug 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1979 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1979 Aston Villa v Bristol City L 0-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1979 Colchester United v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Colchester United L 0-2
Agg: 2-2 (9-8)
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 0-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Everton D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Aston Villa v Southampton W 3-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Everton v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Cup 3rd round replay
13 Oct 1979 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Derby County v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1979 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1979 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 2-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 Norwich City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1979 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 1-3 League Division One
15 Dec 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
19 Dec 1979 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1979 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
29 Dec 1979 Bristol City v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
04 Jan 1980 Bristol Rovers v Aston Villa W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1980 Aston Villa v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1980 Cambridge United v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 1980 Aston Villa v Cambridge United W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
02 Feb 1980 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
09 Feb 1980 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1980 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 5th round
20 Feb 1980 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
23 Feb 1980 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
27 Feb 1980 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Aston Villa v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
08 Mar 1980 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
10 Mar 1980 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
15 Mar 1980 Southampton v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1980 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 0-2 League Division One
22 Mar 1980 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1980 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1980 Stoke City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1980 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 3-2 League Division One
07 Apr 1980 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1980 Leeds United v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1980 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
26 Apr 1980 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
29 Apr 1980 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
03 May 1980 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
16 Aug 1980 Leeds United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
20 Aug 1980 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1980 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1980 Aston Villa v Leeds United W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Aug 1980 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1980 Leeds United v Aston Villa W 1-3
Agg: 1-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Sep 1980 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1980 Aston Villa v Everton L 0-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1980 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1980 Cambridge United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 1980 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1980 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 4-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1980 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
18 Oct 1980 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1980 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1980 Southampton v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
01 Nov 1980 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 2-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1980 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1980 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
15 Nov 1980 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1980 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1980 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1980 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
13 Dec 1980 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 3-0 League Division One
20 Dec 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1980 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1980 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1981 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1981 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
17 Jan 1981 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1981 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1981 Everton v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
21 Feb 1981 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division One
28 Feb 1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
07 Mar 1981 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
14 Mar 1981 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
21 Mar 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1981 Aston Villa v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1981 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 2-4 League Division One
08 Apr 1981 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1981 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1981 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1981 Stoke City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1981 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
02 May 1981 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1981 Aston Villa v Notts County L 0-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1981 Sunderland v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
12 Sep 1981 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1981 Aston Villa v Valur W 5-0 European Cup 1st round 1st leg
19 Sep 1981 Liverpool v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1981 Aston Villa v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division One
26 Sep 1981 Aston Villa v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1981 Valur v Aston Villa W 0-2
Agg: 0-7
European Cup 1st round 2nd leg
03 Oct 1981 Leeds United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1981 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
10 Oct 1981 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
17 Oct 1981 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 3-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1981 Dynamo Berlin v Aston Villa W 1-2 European Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Oct 1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
27 Oct 1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa W 1-2
Agg: 3-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
31 Oct 1981 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1981 Aston Villa v Dynamo Berlin L 0-1
Agg: 2-2
European Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
07 Nov 1981 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
11 Nov 1981 Leicester City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
21 Nov 1981 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
25 Nov 1981 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
28 Nov 1981 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1981 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Cup 4th round
05 Dec 1981 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1981 Swansea City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
19 Dec 1981 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1981 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
05 Jan 1982 Notts County v Aston Villa W 0-6 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1982 Notts County v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1982 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Cup Quarter-final
23 Jan 1982 Bristol City v Aston Villa W 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 1982 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 0-3 League Division One
02 Feb 1982 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
06 Feb 1982 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1982 Aston Villa v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
13 Feb 1982 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1982 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1982 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
27 Feb 1982 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1982 Dynamo Kiev v Aston Villa D 0-0 European Cup 3rd round 1st leg
06 Mar 1982 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
13 Mar 1982 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1982 Aston Villa v Dynamo Kiev W 2-0
Agg: 2-0
European Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
20 Mar 1982 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1982 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1982 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1982 Aston Villa v Anderlecht W 1-0 European Cup Semi-final 1st leg
10 Apr 1982 Southampton v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
12 Apr 1982 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1982 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1982 Anderlecht v Aston Villa D 0-0
Agg: 0-1
European Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
24 Apr 1982 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
28 Apr 1982 Aston Villa v Leeds United L 1-4 League Division One
01 May 1982 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 0-0 League Division One
05 May 1982 Stoke City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
08 May 1982 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
15 May 1982 Aston Villa v Everton L 1-2 League Division One
21 May 1982 Aston Villa v Swansea City W 3-0 League Division One
26 May 1982 Bayern Munchen v Aston Villa W 0-1 European Cup Final
28 Aug 1982 Aston Villa v Sunderland L 1-3 League Division One
31 Aug 1982 Everton v Aston Villa L 5-0 League Division One
04 Sep 1982 Southampton v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1982 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division One
11 Sep 1982 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 4-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1982 Aston Villa v Besiktas W 3-1 European Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1982 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1982 Aston Villa v Swansea City W 2-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1982 Besiktas v Aston Villa D 0-0
Agg: 1-3
European Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1982 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1982 Aston Villa v Notts County L 1-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Oct 1982 Notts County v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Division One
16 Oct 1982 Aston Villa v Watford W 3-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1982 Dinamo Bucuresti v Aston Villa W 0-2 European Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1982 Norwich City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
26 Oct 1982 Notts County v Aston Villa L 1-0
Agg: 3-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Oct 1982 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-0 League Division One
03 Nov 1982 Aston Villa v Dinamo Bucuresti W 4-2
Agg: 6-2
European Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Nov 1982 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
13 Nov 1982 Aston Villa v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1982 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1982 Stoke City v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
04 Dec 1982 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
07 Dec 1982 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1982 Aston Villa v Peñarol L 0-2 Intercontinental Cup
18 Dec 1982 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 2-4 League Division One
27 Dec 1982 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1982 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1983 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1983 Aston Villa v Southampton W 2-0 League Division One
08 Jan 1983 Northampton Town v Aston Villa W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1983 Sunderland v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1983 Barcelona v Aston Villa L 1-0 UEFA Super Cup Final 1st leg
22 Jan 1983 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1983 Aston Villa v Barcelona W 3-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Super Cup Final 2nd leg
29 Jan 1983 Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1983 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
12 Feb 1983 Aston Villa v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1983 Aston Villa v Watford W 4-1 FA Cup 5th round
26 Feb 1983 Watford v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
02 Mar 1983 Aston Villa v Juventus L 1-2 European Cup 3rd round 1st leg
05 Mar 1983 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 3-2 League Division One
08 Mar 1983 Aston Villa v Notts County W 2-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1983 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
16 Mar 1983 Juventus v Aston Villa L 3-1
Agg: 5-2
European Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
19 Mar 1983 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 4-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1983 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
26 Mar 1983 Brighton and Hove Albion v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
02 Apr 1983 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
04 Apr 1983 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
09 Apr 1983 Luton Town v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1983 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1983 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1983 Aston Villa v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
02 May 1983 Swansea City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
07 May 1983 Liverpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
14 May 1983 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1984 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 1-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1984 Stoke City v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
01 Sep 1984 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1984 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest L 0-5 League Division One
08 Sep 1984 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 4-2 League Division One
15 Sep 1984 Watford v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1984 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1984 Scunthorpe United v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1984 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa L 3-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1984 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 3-0 League Division One
10 Oct 1984 Aston Villa v Scunthorpe United W 3-1
Agg: 6-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Oct 1984 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1984 Aston Villa v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
27 Oct 1984 Leicester City v Aston Villa L 5-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1984 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
03 Nov 1984 Aston Villa v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division One
10 Nov 1984 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1984 Aston Villa v Southampton D 2-2 League Division One
24 Nov 1984 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1984 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
08 Dec 1984 Luton Town v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1985 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
05 Jan 1985 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
02 Feb 1985 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1985 West Ham United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1985 Aston Villa v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division One
09 Mar 1985 Norwich City v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
13 Mar 1985 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
16 Mar 1985 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1985 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1985 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1985 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 5-2 League Division One
04 May 1985 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 0-4 League Division One
06 May 1985 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 0-1 League Division One
27 Aug 1988 Aston Villa v Millwall D 2-2 League Division One
03 Sep 1988 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
10 Sep 1988 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1988 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
24 Sep 1988 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1988 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Oct 1988 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1988 Aston Villa v Wimbledon L 0-1 League Division One
12 Oct 1988 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 5-0
Agg: 7-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Oct 1988 Charlton Athletic v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
22 Oct 1988 Aston Villa v Everton W 2-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1988 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1988 Aston Villa v Millwall W 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
05 Nov 1988 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1988 Southampton v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1988 Aston Villa v Derby County L 1-2 League Division One
26 Nov 1988 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
30 Nov 1988 Aston Villa v Ipswich Town W 6-2 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1988 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 3-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1988 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
17 Dec 1988 Luton Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1988 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1988 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 0-3 League Division One
03 Jan 1989 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
07 Jan 1989 Crewe Alexandra v Aston Villa W 2-3 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1989 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 3-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1989 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Cup Quarter-final
21 Jan 1989 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa L 4-0 League Division One
28 Jan 1989 Aston Villa v Wimbledon L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1989 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division One
11 Feb 1989 Wimbledon v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
14 Feb 1989 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1989 Aston Villa v Charlton Athletic L 1-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1989 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
18 Mar 1989 Millwall v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
25 Mar 1989 Aston Villa v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1989 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 2-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1989 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1989 Norwich City v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
13 May 1989 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1989 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 Aug 1989 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1989 Aston Villa v Charlton Athletic D 1-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1989 Aston Villa v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1989 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Aston Villa D 1-1
Agg: 2-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
14 Oct 1989 Luton Town v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1989 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1989 Aston Villa v West Ham United D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1989 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1989 Aston Villa v Everton W 6-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1989 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Cup 3rd round replay
11 Nov 1989 Norwich City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1989 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 4-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1989 Wimbledon v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
02 Dec 1989 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1989 Liverpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1989 Millwall v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1989 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 3-0 League Division One
30 Dec 1989 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 2-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1990 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 0-3 League Division One
06 Jan 1990 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1990 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
13 Jan 1990 Charlton Athletic v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
20 Jan 1990 Aston Villa v Southampton W 2-1 League Division One
27 Jan 1990 Aston Villa v Port Vale W 6-0 FA Cup 4th round
10 Feb 1990 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
17 Feb 1990 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
21 Feb 1990 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
24 Feb 1990 Aston Villa v Wimbledon L 0-3 League Division One
04 Mar 1990 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1990 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 2-0 League Division One
14 Mar 1990 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa L 3-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
17 Mar 1990 Derby County v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1990 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1990 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1990 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division One
11 Apr 1990 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1990 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 1-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1990 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1990 Aston Villa v Millwall W 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1990 Aston Villa v Norwich City D 3-3 League Division One
05 May 1990 Everton v Aston Villa D 3-3 League Division One
25 Aug 1990 Aston Villa v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1990 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1990 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1990 Aston Villa v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1990 Derby County v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division One
19 Sep 1990 Aston Villa v Baník Ostrava W 3-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 1990 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Division One
26 Sep 1990 Aston Villa v Barnsley W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Sep 1990 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
03 Oct 1990 Baník Ostrava v Aston Villa W 1-2
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
06 Oct 1990 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1990 Barnsley v Aston Villa W 0-1
Agg: 0-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
20 Oct 1990 Wimbledon v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
24 Oct 1990 Aston Villa v Inter Milano W 2-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
27 Oct 1990 Aston Villa v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
31 Oct 1990 Aston Villa v Millwall W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
03 Nov 1990 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1990 Inter Milano v Aston Villa L 3-0
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Nov 1990 Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1990 Norwich City v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1990 Luton Town v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
28 Nov 1990 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Cup 4th round
01 Dec 1990 Aston Villa v Sheffield United W 2-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1990 Southampton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1990 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1990 Everton v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
29 Dec 1990 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1991 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1991 Aston Villa v Wimbledon D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1991 Wimbledon v Aston Villa L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1991 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
16 Jan 1991 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 4-1 League Cup Quarter-final
19 Jan 1991 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
02 Feb 1991 Aston Villa v Derby County W 3-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1991 Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
02 Mar 1991 Sheffield United v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
09 Mar 1991 Aston Villa v Luton Town L 1-2 League Division One
16 Mar 1991 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-2 League Division One
23 Mar 1991 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1991 Aston Villa v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
03 Apr 1991 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 5-0 League Division One
06 Apr 1991 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1991 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1991 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1991 Aston Villa v Wimbledon L 1-2 League Division One
23 Apr 1991 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 1-5 League Division One
04 May 1991 Leeds United v Aston Villa L 5-2 League Division One
08 May 1991 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 2-1 League Division One
11 May 1991 Aston Villa v Chelsea D 2-2 League Division One
17 Aug 1991 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
21 Aug 1991 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 0-1 League Division One
24 Aug 1991 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
28 Aug 1991 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Division One
31 Aug 1991 Southampton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1991 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace L 0-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1991 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1991 Liverpool v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
18 Sep 1991 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1991 Grimsby Town v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1991 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
05 Oct 1991 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 4-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1991 Aston Villa v Grimsby Town D 1-1
Agg: 1-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
24 Nov 1991 Aston Villa v Leeds United L 1-4 League Division One
14 Aug 1993 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 4-1 Premier League
18 Aug 1993 Sheffield Wednesday v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1993 Wimbledon v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
31 Aug 1993 Everton v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
11 Sep 1993 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
15 Sep 1993 Slovan Bratislava v Aston Villa D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1993 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa W 1-2 Premier League
21 Sep 1993 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
25 Sep 1993 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
29 Sep 1993 Aston Villa v Slovan Bratislava W 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1993 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 0-2 Premier League
06 Oct 1993 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 1-0
Agg: 2-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
19 Oct 1993 Deportivo La Coruña v Aston Villa D 1-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Oct 1993 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 1-0 Premier League
03 Nov 1993 Aston Villa v Deportivo La Coruña L 0-1
Agg: 1-2
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Dec 1993 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 Premier League
11 Dec 1993 Aston Villa v Wimbledon L 0-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1976-77 England Coppa Principe Alberto 2
1
1978-79 England Under-21 2
1979-80 England UEFA Under-21 2
1980-81 England International Friendly 1
1980-81 England UEFA Under-21 1
1982-83 England British Home Championship 3
1
1982-83 England International Friendly 3
1982-83 England UEFA European Championship 1
1985-86 England International Friendly 2
1
1989-90 England B International 1
1990-91 England UEFA European Championship 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Nov 1976 Spain v England W 0-3 Coppa Principe Alberto
14 Nov 1976 West Germany v England D 1-1 Coppa Principe Alberto
16 Nov 1976 Yugoslavia v England L 3-0 Coppa Principe Alberto
06 Feb 1979 Wales v England W 0-1 Under-21
09 Jun 1979 Sweden v England W 1-2 Under-21
20 Nov 1979 England v Bulgaria W 5-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 1
16 Apr 1980 England v East Germany L 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
14 Oct 1980 Romania v England L 4-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
17 Nov 1980 England v Australia W 1-0 International Friendly
23 Feb 1983 England v Wales W 2-1 British Home Championship
27 Apr 1983 England v Hungary W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
28 May 1983 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Home Championship
01 Jun 1983 England v Scotland W 2-0 British Home Championship
12 Jun 1983 Australia v England D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 1983 Australia v England W 0-1 International Friendly
19 Jun 1983 Australia v England D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Jan 1986 Egypt v England W 0-4 International Friendly
26 Mar 1986 USSR v England W 0-1 International Friendly
24 Apr 1990 England v Czechoslovakia W 2-0 B INTER
14 Nov 1990 Republic of Ireland v England D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.