Game #4795

Season | 2002-03 |

Matchday | #40 |

League Game | #31 |
Premier League Match-week | #31 |  

Manager Game | #53 |

Saturday, 22 March 2003
Premier League | Away | Southampton | Friends Provident St Mary’s Stadium | 31,888 | 

Game Summary

Manager | Graham Taylor | 

KO | 15.00 |
Referee | Graham Barber | 

HT Score | 2-1 |
FT Score | 2-2 |
FT Result | Drew |
Last 5 Games | LLLLD | 

Scorers | Lee Hendrie | 30’ | Darius Vassell | 36’ |

League Position | 14th | - |

Line Up |

GK Stefan Postma |
FB Jlloyd Samuel |
LB Alan Wright |
FINAL |
CB Olof Mellberg |
CB Ronny Johnsen |
M Gareth Barry |
BOOKED | 71' |
M Lee Hendrie | GOAL | 30' | SUB OFF | 87' |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger |
M Mustapha Hadji |
F Darius Vassell | 
GOAL | 36' |
CF Peter Crouch | SUB OFF | 70' |

Substitutes |

F Marcus Allbäck for CF Peter Crouch | 70’ | 
F Stefan Moore for M Lee Hendrie | 87’ | 

Unused Substitutes |

GK Peter Enckelman
CF Peter Crouch
M Mark Kinsella
D Rob Edwards

Cards | 

 Yellow | Gareth Barry | 71’ |

Team Stats |

Starting XI Average Age | 25.90 | 

Oldest Player | CB Ronny Johnsen | 33.80 |

Youngest Player | M Thomas Hitzlsperger | 20.98 |

 On this day 22 March 2003 
Left back Alan Wright played his final game for Villa aged 31 before moving to Middlesbrough on a free transfer in June 2003. An unsung hero of Villa, Wright had spent 9 seasons at the club between 1994-95 and 2002-03 making 330 appearances, scoring 5 goal and assisting many more.