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Game #4374

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 3 May 1995

Drew

18th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Attendance: 30,133

Manchester City

Villa Park

Villa stop a run of three defeats but are held at home by Manchester City as Villa get the benefit of a refereeing blunder for the first time this season as Ugo Ehiogu puts Brian Little's side ahead with his hand. City however hit back to equalise and leave Villa eighteenth in the Premier League table, two points ahead of third from bottom Palace with two games to play.

Aston Villa

1-1

Manchester City

Assist(s) | Shaun Teale | 9โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Ugo Ehiogu, the only time he was ever compared to Maradona

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 3 May 1995

โšฝ | 9โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ugo Ehiogu, Assist by Shaun Teale
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Manchester City
๐Ÿฅ… | 63โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester City), Uwe Rรถsler
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester City

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Ugo Ehiogu, Foul
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Shaun Teale, Dissent
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Ian Taylor, Foul
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Steve Staunton, Dissent

ON THIS DAY

Villa stop the run of losses but remain in 18th place having managed just a single win in the last 11 Premier League fixtures.

Former Villa โ€˜keeper John Burridge lined up for Manchester City. Burridge left Villa in 1978 aged 26 and was still playing regular first team football 17 years later.

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

Manchester City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1994-95 |
Matchday | #50 |
League Match | #40 |
Manager Game | #28 |
Wednesday, 3 May 1995

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Steve Lodge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Barnsley, 1987-2001
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Steve Lodge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Barnsley, 1987-2001
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 19 December 1994, Villa 1-2 Southampton, The Dell.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Manchester City

๐ŸŸจ

Steve Lodge

TEAM NEWS

Brian Little named an unchanged line up from the side that had gone down to a late Leeds goal in the previous fixture.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.32 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.44 |

Youngest Player |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.51 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

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

Aston Villa

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

Manchester City

GK John Burridge (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Richard Edghill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Alan Kernaghan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Keith Curle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Terry Phelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Fitzroy Simpson | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
M Garry Flitcroft | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nicky Summerbee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Paul Walsh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Niall Quinn | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Uwe Rรถsler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | LB Terry Phelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (W Peter Beagrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Uwe Rรถsler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | (M Maurizio Gaudino | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Graham Fenton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Tommy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Martyn Margetson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

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 : 9/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

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

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"ASTON VILLA are still deep in relegation trouble after failing to capitalise on a drought-breaking goal from the 'Hand of Ehiogu' against Manchester City at Villa Park last night."

*The Irish Independent*
Thursday, 4 May 1995

'Hand of Ehiogu' fails to inspire Villa

ASTON VILLA are still deep in relegation trouble after failing to capitalise on a drought-breaking goal from the 'Hand of Ehiogu' against Manchester City at Villa Park last night.

Ugo Ehiogu came to Villa's rescue in Diego Maradona fashion as he succeeded where his attacking colleagues have failed, becoming the first Villa player to score in 12 hours and 59 minutes of football since Andy Townsend netted at Newcastle on February 25.

The breakthrough came after nine minutes, when Steve Staunton, having played a one-two from a corner with Dwight Yorke, crossed the ball superbly to the near post, where Shaun Teale stooped to send a diving header looping goalwards.

Ehiogu seemed to use a hand to bundle the ball past John Burridge but that didn't matter to Villa's delighted fans.

However, delight was replaced by despair when City equalised in 63 minutes.

Shaun Teale was unable to deter Niall Quinn down the right wing, and the Republic of Ireland striker sent over a tantalising low centre, from which Uwe Rosier scored, despite managing only half a connection.

Villa are now just two points ahead of Crystal Palace.