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Game #4507

Aston Villa

Saturday, 7 February 1998

Won

12th= (+3)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Attendance: 30,251

Derby County

Pride Park

Villa win for the first time in five as they win away at Pride Park to recover to twelfth in the Premier League Table.

Derby County

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Dwight Yorke, late winner.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 7 February 1998

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Derby County 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Fernando Nรฉlson
โšฝ | 89โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Dwight Yorke
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™ Sub off, Dwight Yorke, Sub on, Darren Byfield
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Derby County 0-1 Aston Villa

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Stan Collymore
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Dwight Yorke

ON THIS DAY

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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

Derby County

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1974-75

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1997-98 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Game | #25 |
Manager Game | #161 |
Saturday, 7 February 1998

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Paul Alcock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1988โ€“2002
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 161 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 69 ๐ŸŸจ | 45 ๐ŸŸฅ 47 | 1.57

Career Form:

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

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Paul Alcock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1988โ€“2002
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 29 November 1997, Villa 1-2 West Ham, Upton Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Paul Alcock

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Derby County

None

TEAM NEWS

Julian Joachim comes in for his first start in 18 games as Ian Taylor drops out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.53 |

Oldest Player
FB Simon Grayson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 28.16 |

Youngest Player
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.74 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Jim Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
RB Simon Grayson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Riccardo Scimeca | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Stan Collymore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Julian Joachim | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Derby County

GK Mart Poom | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Chris Powell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Dean Yates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Gary Rowett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Igor ล timac | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Jacob Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Christian Dailly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Lee Carsley | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Stefano Eranio | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
F Francesco Baiano | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dean Sturridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | RB Fernando Nรฉlson | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Darren Byfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 90โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB Dean Yates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (F Ron Willems | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |)
๐Ÿ” | F Francesco Baiano | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | (M Daryl Powell | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Michael Oakes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Gary Charles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB David Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Russell Hoult | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Rory Delap | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Mauricio Solรญs | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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 : 13/16

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 : 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

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:

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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

"The Trinidad and Tobago striker struck two minutes from time after Derby keeper Martin Poom had been unable to hold onto a fierce drive from Ugo Ehiogu. It was only their second win in eight matches."

*Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 8 February 1998

DWIGHT Yorke gave Aston Villa a massive boost in their bid to move away from the relegation zone with a late winner which shattered Derby County's unbeaten home Premiership record.

The Trinidad and Tobago striker struck two minutes from time after Derby keeper Martin Poom had been unable to hold onto a fierce drive from Ugo Ehiogu. It was only their second win in eight matches and it dealt a massive blow to Derby's hopes of securing a place in Europe through a top six placing,

It was hardly a game that will stay in the memory, with the standard of crossing appalling from both sides, and the number of clearcut chances could be counted on one hand.

Villa goalkeeper Mark Bosnich had to make the only two saved of note, from Willems and Dean Sturridge.

At least the commitment of the Villa players could not be questioned yesterday, although an x-rated tackle by Yorke on Dean Yates was a case of misplaced enthusiasm.

Derby were first to settle and Christian Dailly,employed in an unusual striking role in the absence of Costa Rica star Wanchope, flashed an early volley over the top.

Willems slotted in up front alongside Sturrdge after Yates went off and quickly forced a save from Bosnich. A header from Lee Carsley then looked destined for the net before hitting the shoulder of his skipper Igor Stimac and flying over.

Villa then had their best spell of the match but without creating many chances, and Derby regained the Initiative, Sturridge going close twice before half time.

The second half also served up precious little in the way of excitement, Derby had to wait until the 70th minute to create a reasonable second half opening, when Baiano had his shot blocked by Southgate, Then came Yorke's late effort to give Villa a massive lift before next Saturday's FA Cup clash with Coventry.

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