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Game #4368

Aston Villa

Saturday, 18 March 1995

Lost

16th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

West Ham United

Attendance: 28,682

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-2

West Ham United

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa fail to score for the third successive match and lose for the third time in four Premier League games as they tumble back to 16th in the table as their early 1995 form disappears.

KEY MAN

Alan Wright, uneasy debut

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 March 1995

๐ŸŸข | 1' Debut, Alan Wright
๐Ÿฅ… | 11โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (West Ham United)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-1 West Ham United, John Moncur
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Tommy Johnson, Sub on, Ray Houghton ๐Ÿ”ด
๐Ÿฅ… | 49โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (West Ham United), Don Hutchison
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, Dwight Yorke, Sub on, Ugo Ehiogu
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-2 West Ham United

ON THIS DAY

Defeat for Villa sees them tumble in a tight table from 11th to 16th.

Left back Alan Wright made his Villa debut aged 23 after moving from Blackburn Rovers earlier this month for a fee of ยฃ1,350,000.

Midfielder Ray Houghton made his final appearance for Villa aged 33 before moving on to Crystal Palace later this month for a fee of ยฃ300,000. Houghton played for Villa between 1992-93 and 1994-95 making 121 appearances and scoring 11 goals.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1993-94

West Ham United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1994-95 |
Matchday | #44 |
League Match | #34 |
Manager Game | #22 |
Saturday, 18 March 1995

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Martin Bodenham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Looe, 1981-1998
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 22 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 7 ๐ŸŸจ | 8 ๐ŸŸฅ 7 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Martin Bodenham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Looe, 1981-1998
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 6
๐ŸŸฅ : 6
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 3 December 1994, Villa 1-1 Leicester, Filbert Street.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

West Ham United

None

TEAM NEWS

Alan Wright makes his debut whilst Ugo Ehiogu drops out and Andy Townsend replaces Ray Houghton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.56 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.31 |

Youngest Player |
GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 23.19 |

MANAGER

Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Shaun Teale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Gary Charles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Dean Saunders | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Tommy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Harry Redknapp | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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West Ham United

GK Ludek Mikloลกko | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
LB Julian Dicks | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Marc Rieper-Jonsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Tim Breacker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Steve Potts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matty Holmes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ian Bishop | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Martin Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M John Moncur | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Don Hutchison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Tony Cottee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Ray Houghton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ด | for CF Tommy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | 71โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Matty Holmes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (LB Keith Rowland | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |)
๐Ÿ” | M Don Hutchison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Jeroen Boere | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Les Sealey (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 6/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 8/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 9/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

๐ŸŸข LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด M Ray Houghton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 1992-95 | ๐Ÿ•’ 121 | 105 (16) | โšฝ 11 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 11 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 2 | #688 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"West Ham boosted their survival hopes - and dragged Aston Villa back into the relegation mire - with a deserved victory at Villa Park."

MATCH REPORT