Game #4977

Season | 2007-08 |

Matchday | #2 |
League Game | #2 |
Premier League Match-week | #3 |  
Manager Game | #44 |
Saturday, 18 August 2007
Premier League | Away | Newcastle United | St James’ Park | 51,049 | 

Game Summary

Manager | Martin O’Neill |

KO | 17.15 |
Referee | Howard Webb | 
HT Score | 0-0 |
FT Score | 0-0 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | WWDLD | 

League Position | 17th | -3 |

Line Up |

GK Scott Carson | DEBUT |
RB Wilfred Bouma |
CB Martin Laursen |
CB Olof Mellberg |
M Gareth Barry |
M Craig Gardner |
BOOKED | 68' |
W Ashley Young |
M Stiliyan Petrov |
M Nigel Reo-Coker |
BOOKED | 87' |
F Gabby Agbonlahor |
CF John Carew |
SUB OFF | 66' |

Substitutes |

F Luke Moore for CF John Carew | 66’ |

Unused Substitutes |

GK Stuart Taylor
CB Gary Cahill
M Shaun Maloney
CF Marlon Harewood

Cards | 

 Yellow | Craig Gardner | 68’ |

 Yellow | Nigel Reo-Coker | 87’ |

Team Stats |

Starting XI Average Age | 25.57 | 

Oldest Player | CB Martin Laursen | 30.49 |

Youngest Player | M Craig Gardner | 20.74 |

 On this day 18 August 2007 

Goalkeeper Scott Carson made his Villa debut aged 22 after joining on a season long loan from Liverpool in August 2007.