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Game #4382

Saturday, 16 September 1995

Attendance: 26,928

Won

Premier League

3rd (+2)

Wimbledon

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa make it three wins from three at Villa Park to leave them in outright third place in the Premier League tables after six games.

Aston Villa

2-0

Wimbledon

Assist(s) | Dwight Yorke | 7โ€™ | 47โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Mark Draper, opened the scoring

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 7โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Mark Draper, Assist by Dwight Yorke
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Wimbledon
โšฝ | 47โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Ian Taylor, Assist by Dwight Yorke
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Wimbledon

ON THIS DAY

Future Villa midfielder ร˜yvind Leonhardsen lined up for Wimbledon.

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

Wimbledon

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1987-88

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Wimbledon: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1995-96 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Game | #6 |
Manager Game | #36 |
Saturday, 16 September 1995

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: David Elleray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Harrow, 1986-2003
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Elleray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Harrow, 1986-2003
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 29 April 1995, Villa 0-1 Leeds, Elland Road.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

None

Wimbledon

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Villa name an unchanged line up for the second consecutive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.10 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.81 |

Youngest Player |
F Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | 22.05 |

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Joe Kinnear | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
RB Gary Charles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

Wimbledon

GK Paul Heald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kenny Cunningham | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Alan Reeves | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Chris Perry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Alan Kimble | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M ร˜yvind Leonhardsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Vinnie Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Robbie Earle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Mick Harford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Marcus Gayle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Efan Ekoku | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

SUBSTITUTES

No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Robbie Earle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Jon Goodman | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Mick Harford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Dean Holdsworth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Marcus Gayle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CB Scott Fitzgerald | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡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

None

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 : 7/11

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 : 10/14

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 : 8/11

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

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

"Brian Littleโ€™s ยฃ3.25 million investment in his Leicester midfield general, the second time he's bought him has been instrumental; Draperโ€™s strength and vision complimented by Andy Townsendโ€™s commitment gives Villa a solid heart."

*The Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 17 September 1995

Aston Villa are developing the look of serious championship contenders but the efficient way in which Joe Kinnearโ€™s early season bubble was burst -only Manchester United had previously beating his Dons - confirmed the Midlanders transformation from relegation fodder to title potential.

Brian Littleโ€™s ยฃ3.25 million investment in his Leicester midfield general, the second time he's bought him has been instrumental; Draperโ€™s strength and vision complimented by Andy Townsendโ€™s commitment gives Villa a solid heart.

The 24-year-old can also finish too, and he launched his new club towards the fourth victory in six with his second goal of the season in the seventh minute.

Goalkeeper Mark Bosnich launched the ball onto the halfway line, Alan Wright hoisted it onto the edge of the penalty area and Dwight Yorkeโ€™s flick gave Draper a clear run in to score right-footed from close range.

A well worked second goal in the 47th minute put paid to Wimbledonโ€™s threatened revival. Miloลกeviฤ‡ played in Gary Charles on the right and his low cross was cleverly heeled on by Yorke into the path of Ian Taylor who could not mess with his left foot from 10 yards. Not even the Villa Park downpour could dampen Villaโ€™s spirits as they continue their best start for 15 years.