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Game #4438

Aston Villa

Saturday, 12 October 1996

Lost

8th= (-)

Last 5 | ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Attendance: 32,480

Tottenham Hotspur

White Hart Lane

Villa lose successive Premier League games as they are narrowly beaten at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham Hotspur

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Mark Bosnich, embarrasses

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 October 1996

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 61โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Allan Nielsen
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡, Sub on, Tommy Johnson
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Andy Townsend, Sub on, Julian Joachim
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Mark Draper, Sub on, Carl Tiler
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Aston Villa

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Mark Bosnich
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Ian Taylor

ON THIS DAY

Future Villa centre back Colin Calderwood lined up for Tottenham as Mark Bosnich decides a mock Nazi salute is the way forward at White Hart Lane.

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†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Tottenham Hotspur

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1990-91

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

Previous 5 vs. Spurs: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1996-97 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Game | #9 |
Manager Game | #92 |
Saturday, 12 October 1996

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Brian Little |
Referee | Peter Jones, Loughborough |
KO | 3.00pm |
HT Score | 0-0 |
FT Score | 0-1 |
FT Result | Lost |
Last 5 Games | DDDLL |

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 92 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ | 28 ๐ŸŸฅ 25 | 1.58

Career Form:

Top 8

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loughborough, 1988-2002
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 16 March 1996, Villa 0-2 Wednesday, Hillsborough.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Peter Jones

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Tottenham Hotspur

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Mark Bosnich makes his first appearance of the season in place of Michael Oakes as Gareth Southgate misses out and Andy Townsend is recalled.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.08 |

Oldest Player
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.25 |

Youngest Player
F Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | 23.13 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Gerry Francis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Fernando Nรฉlson | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น |
CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |

Tottenham Hotspur

GK Ian Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Stephen Carr | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Colin Calderwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Sol Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Clive Wilson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Allan Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M David Howells | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Andy Sinton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Ruel Fox | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Teddy Sheringham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Chris Armstrong | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Tommy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | 79โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Julian Joachim | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Andy Townsend | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 79โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Carl Tiler | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 79โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Allan Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | (CB Stuart Nethercott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Andy Sinton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (LB Justin Edinburgh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Michael Oakes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Farrelly | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Espen Baardsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Dean Austin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Neale Fenn | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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 : 5/11

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 : 6/16

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 : 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 : 12/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"I don't suppose too many other people here are interested. It is all about Bosnich isn't itโ€

Gerry Francis

*Sunday Life*
Sunday, 13 October 1996

ASTON Villa keeper Mark Bosnich could face criminal charges after being accused of giving a Nazi-style salute to Spurs fans.

The Australian international was interviewed by police following complaints by Spurs supporters.

Bosnich was also booked by referee Peter Jones for "ungentlemanly conduct and the Leicestershire official will report the matter to the FA.

They could level a misconduct charge.

The referee's attention was drawn to the incident by a linesman and ref Jones said:

"I booked the Villa player for ungentlemanly conduct after my assistant referee Mike Tingey spotted his actions and I am reporting this to the FA."

A police spokesman at Scotland Yard's press bureau said Bosnich had not been arrested.

Bosnich later telephoned BBC Radio 5 Live's Six-o-Six programme to apologise for his actions, which he said were meant as a joke and had been taken out of proportion.

Tottenham's winner was scored by Danish star Allan Nielsen his first goal since his arrival from Brondby.

Spurs manager Gerry Francis talked about the win but said:

"I don't suppose too many other people here are interested. It is all about Bosnich isn't itโ€

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