Season 115 | 2003-04

2003-04 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
Biggest Win
Premier League
6th
3rd Round
Semi Final
5-0 vs. Leicester City (a), Premier League, Wycombe Wanderers (a), League Cup

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Manager
From
To
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
David O'Leary
Saturday, 16 August 2003
Ongoing
45
20
11
14
31
44%
31%
69%
36%
1.58
Chairman
Club Secretary
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Steve Stride

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PPG
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
2003-04
45
20
11
14
64
52
12
1.47
1.22
1.42
1.16
16
36%
44%
31%
31
69%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
2003-04
6th
38
15
11
12
48
44
56
4
1.26
1.16
1.09
12
32%
39%
32%
68%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
2003-04
4
3
8
4
3

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Arsenal
38
26
12
0
73
26
47
90
2
Chelsea
38
24
7
7
67
30
37
79
3
Manchester United
38
23
6
9
64
35
29
75
4
Liverpool
38
16
12
10
55
37
18
60
5
Newcastle United
38
13
17
8
52
40
12
56
6
Aston Villa
38
15
11
12
48
44
4
56
7
Charlton Athletic
38
14
11
13
51
51
0
53
8
Bolton Wanderers
38
14
11
13
48
56
-8
53
9
Fulham
38
14
10
14
52
46
6
52
10
Birmingham City
38
12
14
12
43
48
-5
50
11
Middlesbrough
38
13
9
16
44
52
-8
48
12
Southampton
38
12
11
15
44
45
-1
47
13
Portsmouth
38
12
9
17
47
54
-7
45
14
Tottenham Hotspur
38
13
6
19
47
57
-10
45
15
Blackburn Rovers
38
12
8
18
51
59
-8
44
16
Manchester City
38
9
14
15
55
54
1
41
17
Everton
38
9
12
17
45
57
-12
39
18
Leicester City
38
6
15
17
48
65
-17
33
19
Leeds United
38
8
9
21
40
79
-39
33
20
Wolverhampton Wanderers
38
7
12
19
38
77
-39
33

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Premier League
Saturday, 16 August 2003
Portsmouth
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 24 August 2003
Aston Villa
0-0
Liverpool
D
Premier League
Wednesday, 27 August 2003
Arsenal
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 30 August 2003
Aston Villa
3-1
Leicester City
W
Premier League
Sunday, 14 September 2003
Manchester City
4-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 20 September 2003
Aston Villa
2-1
Charlton Athletic
W
League Cup 2nd Round
Tuesday, 23 September 2003
Wycombe Wanderers
0-5
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 27 September 2003
Chelsea
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 5 October 2003
Aston Villa
1-1
Bolton Wanderers
D
Premier League
Sunday, 19 October 2003
Birmingham City
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 25 October 2003
Aston Villa
0-0
Everton
D
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 29 October 2003
Aston Villa
1-0
Leicester City
W
Premier League
Saturday, 1 November 2003
Newcastle United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 8 November 2003
Aston Villa
0-2
Middlesbrough
L
Premier League
Sunday, 23 November 2003
Tottenham Hotspur
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 29 November 2003
Aston Villa
1-0
Southampton
W
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 3 December 2003
Aston Villa
3-0
Crystal Palace
W
Premier League
Saturday, 6 December 2003
Manchester United
4-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 14 December 2003
Aston Villa
3-2
Wolves
W
League Cup Quarter Final
Wednesday, 17 December 2003
Aston Villa
2-1
Chelsea
W
Premier League
Saturday, 20 December 2003
Blackburn Rovers
0-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Friday, 26 December 2003
Leeds United
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Sunday, 28 December 2003
Aston Villa
3-0
Fulham
W
FA Cup 3rd Round
Sunday, 4 January 2004
Aston Villa
1-2
Manchester United
L
Premier League
Tuesday, 6 January 2004
Aston Villa
2-1
Portsmouth
W
Premier League
Saturday, 10 January 2004
Liverpool
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 18 January 2004
Aston Villa
0-2
Arsenal
L
League Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 21 January 2004
Bolton Wanderers
5-2
Aston Villa
L
League Cup Semi Final
Tuesday, 27 January 2004
Aston Villa
2-0
Bolton Wanderers
W
Premier League
Saturday, 31 January 2004
Leicester City
0-5
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 7 February 2004
Aston Villa
2-0
Leeds United
W
Premier League
Wednesday, 11 February 2004
Fulham
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Sunday, 22 February 2004
Aston Villa
2-2
Birmingham City
D
Premier League
Saturday, 28 February 2004
Everton
2-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 14 March 2004
Wolves
0-4
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Saturday, 20 March 2004
Aston Villa
0-2
Blackburn Rovers
L
Premier League
Saturday, 27 March 2004
Charlton Athletic
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Sunday, 4 April 2004
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester City
D
Premier League
Saturday, 10 April 2004
Bolton Wanderers
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Monday, 12 April 2004
Aston Villa
3-2
Chelsea
W
Premier League
Sunday, 18 April 2004
Aston Villa
0-0
Newcastle United
D
Premier League
Saturday, 24 April 2004
Middlesbrough
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Sunday, 2 May 2004
Aston Villa
1-0
Tottenham Hotspur
W
Premier League
Saturday, 8 May 2004
Southampton
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 15 May 2004
Aston Villa
0-2
Manchester United
L

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Bobby Olejnik
Goalkeeper
Tuesday, 1 July 2003
FK Austria Wien
Free
Luke Moore
Forward
Tuesday, 1 July 2003
Youth Team
Free
Nolberto Solano
Winger
Thursday, 1 January 2004
Newcastle United
£1,800,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
John McGrath
Midfielder
Tuesday, 8 July 2003
Doncaster Rovers
Free
Gavin Melaugh
Midfielder
Friday, 1 August 2003
Glentoran FC
Free
Steve Staunton
Left Back
Friday, 3 July 1998, Friday, 15 August 2003
Liverpool, Coventry City
Free, Free
Boaz Myhill
Goalkeeper
Thursday, 1 January 2004
Hull City
£68,000
Mark Kinsella
Midfielder
Thursday, 1 January 2004
West Bromwich Albion
Free
Boško Balaban
Forward
Thursday, 1 January 2004
FC Bruges
Free
Alpay Özalan
Centre Back
Thursday, 1 January 2004
Incheon United (South Korea)
Free
Mustapha Hadji
Midfielder
Thursday, 1 January 2004
RCD Espanyol
Free
Peter Enckelman
Goalkeeper
Tuesday, 6 January 2004
Blackburn Rovers
£194,000
Rob Edwards
Centre Back
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Wolverhampton Wanderers
£203,000
Ronny Johnsen
Centre Back
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Newcastle United
Free
Marcus Allbäck
Forward
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Hansa Rostock
£180,000
Hassan Kachloul
Midfielder
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Unattached
Released
Jonathan Bewers
Defender
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Walsall
Free
Dion Dublin
Centre Forward
Wednesday, 30 June 2004
Leicester City
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Thomas Sørensen
Player #775
Portsmouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 16 August 2003
Gavin McCann
Player #776
Portsmouth (a), Premier League
Saturday, 16 August 2003
Nolberto Solano
Player #777
Leicester City (a), Premier League
Saturday, 31 January 2004
Luke Moore
Player #778
Birmingham City (h), Premier League
Sunday, 22 February 2004

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Mustapha Hadji
Player #759
Manchester City (a), Premier League
Sunday, 14 September 2003
Alpay Özalan
Player #751
Bolton Wanderers (h), Premier League
Sunday, 5 October 2003
Mark Kinsella
Player #768
Everton (h), Premier League
Saturday, 25 October 2003
Ronny Johnsen
Player #769
Southampton (a), Premier League
Saturday, 8 May 2004
Marcus Allbäck
Player #765
Manchester United (h), Premier League
Saturday, 15 May 2004
Peter Crouch
Player #762
Manchester United (h), Premier League
Saturday, 15 May 2004
Dion Dublin
Player #735
Manchester United (h), Premier League
Saturday, 15 May 2004

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
25
26.12
24.75 | Bolton Wanderers (a), Premier League
26.87 | Middlesbrough (a), Premier League
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Peter Whittingham | 18.95 | Saturday, 16 August 2003
Luke Moore | 18.04 | Sunday, 22 February 2004
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Ronny Johnsen | 34.93 | Saturday, 8 May 2004
Dion Dublin | 35.09 | Saturday, 15 May 2004

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Lee Hendrie
Player #716
1995-06 Aston Villa, Free, 243 (65) | 31 |
Gareth Barry
Player #728
1998-09 Aston Villa, Tribunal, 440 (52) |
Darius Vassell
Player #730
1998-05 Aston Villa, Free, 124 (77) | 43 |
Dion Dublin
Player #735
1998-04 Aston Villa, £7.74m, 148 (41) | 58 |
Mark Delaney
Player #740
1999-06 Aston Villa, £338k, 175 (18) | 2 |
Peter Enckelman
Player #743
1999-03 Aston Villa, £513k, 65 (2) | 0 |
Jlloyd Samuel
Player #745
1998-07 Aston Villa, Free, 168 (32) | 3 |
Jonathan Bewers
Player #748
2000-04 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Stephen Cooke
Player #750
2000-05 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (4) | 0 |
Alpay Özalan
Player #751
2000-03 Aston Villa, £8.1m, 69 (2) | 1 |
Thomas Hitzlsperger
Player #755
2001-05 Aston Villa, Free, 82 (32) | 12 |
Juan Pablo Ángel
Player #756
2001-07 Aston Villa, £12.96m, 158 (47) | 63 |
Hassan Kachloul
Player #758
2001-03 Aston Villa, Free, 25 (7) | 2 |
Mustapha Hadji
Player #759
2001-03 Aston Villa, £3.6m, 30 (17) | 3 |
Olof Mellberg
Player #760
2001-08 Aston Villa, £6.12m, 262 (1) | 8 |
Boško Balaban
Player #761
2001-04 Aston Villa, £7.02m, 2 (9) | 0 |
Peter Crouch
Player #762
2002-04 Aston Villa, £6.75m, 25 (18) | 6 |
Stefan Moore
Player #764
2001-04 Aston Villa, Free, 11 (19) | 3 |
Marcus Allbäck
Player #765
2002-04 Aston Villa, £2.7m, 20 (24) | 7 |
Stefan Postma
Player #766
2002-06 Aston Villa, £2.0m, 10 (4) | 0 |
Ulises de la Cruz
Player #767
2002-06 Aston Villa, £2.43m, 84 (15) | 2 |
Mark Kinsella
Player #768
2002-03 Aston Villa, £1.04m, 20 (6) | 0 |
Ronny Johnsen
Player #769
2002-04 Aston Villa, Free, 53 (4) | 1 |
Rob Edwards
Player #771
2002-03 Aston Villa, Free, 8 (1) | 0 |
Liam Ridgewell
Player #772
2003-07 Aston Villa, Free, 75 (18) | 6 |
Peter Whittingham
Player #774
2003-06 Aston Villa, Free, 39 (27) | 2 |
Thomas Sørensen
Player #775
2003-08 Aston Villa, £2.7m, 158 (0) | 0 |
Gavin McCann
Player #776
2003-07 Aston Villa, £3.04m, 127 (2) | 5 |
Nolberto Solano
Player #777
2004-05 Aston Villa, £1.8m, 47 (5) | 10 |
Luke Moore
Player #778
2004-08 Aston Villa, Free, 41 (57) | 14 |
Boaz Myhill
Unused Substitute
2001-04 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Wayne Henderson
Unused Substitute
2001-06 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Unused Sub
RB Jlloyd Samuel
45
38
0
1
0
6
0
0
GK Thomas Sörensen
45
38
0
1
0
6
0
0
M Gareth Barry
43
36
0
1
0
6
0
0
W Peter Whittingham
39
20
13
1
0
4
1
4
CB Olof Mellberg
39
33
0
1
0
5
0
1
F Darius Vassell
39
26
6
1
0
5
1
0
CF Juan Pablo Ángel
39
33
0
1
0
5
0
0
M Thomas Hitzlsperger
38
22
10
0
1
2
3
5
M Lee Hendrie
37
32
0
1
0
4
0
1
M Gavin McCann
35
28
0
1
0
6
0
0
RB Ulises de la Cruz
32
20
8
1
0
3
0
6
RB Mark Delaney
30
23
2
0
0
5
0
3
CF Dion Dublin
28
12
11
0
0
4
1
8
CB Ronny Johnsen
27
21
2
1
0
2
1
6
F Marcus Allbäck
19
7
8
0
0
1
3
5
CF Peter Crouch
18
6
10
0
0
1
1
6
CB Liam Ridgewell
13
5
6
0
0
0
2
15
F Stefan Moore
12
2
6
0
1
1
2
2
W Nolberto Solano
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
F Luke Moore
7
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
CB Alpay Özalan
6
4
2
0
0
0
0
2
M Mark Kinsella
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
6
GK Stefan Postma
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
43
M Mustapha Hadji
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

Assists

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Thomas Sörensen
45
52
1.16
16
36%
GK Stefan Postma
2
2
1.00
0
0%

Cards