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Game #4638

Aston Villa

Saturday, 25 November 2000

Drew

6th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Coventry City

Attendance: 21,464

Highfield Road

Coventry City

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ian Taylor | 8โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are held at Highfield Road as pressure continues to build as manager and fans demand Chairman Doug Ellis spends some of the club's Premier League riches.

KEY MAN

Dion Dublin, first goal in two months

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 November 2000

โšฝ | 8โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Dion Dublin, Assist by Ian Taylor
๐ŸŸจ | 44โ€™ Booking, Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Coventry City 0-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 60โ€™ Sub off, Ian Taylor, Sub on, Mark Delaney
๐Ÿฅ… | 83โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Coventry City), Mustapha Hadji
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™ Booking, George Boateng
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Coventry City 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Future Villa winger Mustapha Hadji scores Coventry's equaliser as Villa stay 6th in the table. With John Gregory and Villa fans crying out for investment - particularly in the forward department - Coventry, on the back of 5 losses, 17th in the table and with one trophy in their history, line up with a squad including a ยฃ6.5m striker, Craig Bellamy,

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

Coventry City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1986-87

FIXTURE HISTORY

Coventry City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2000-01 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Game | #14 |
Manager Game | #129 |
Saturday, 25 November 2000

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: John Gregory | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Scunthorpe, 1998-2002
Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

John Gregory | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 128 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 61 ๐ŸŸจ | 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 37 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Matches Officiated: 13
๐ŸŸฉ : 5
๐ŸŸจ : 7
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 11 January 2000, League Cup, Villa 3-1 West Ham, Upton Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Coventry City

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Lee Hendrie replaces Julian Joachim.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.36 |

Oldest Player |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.71 |

Youngest Player |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.77 |

MANAGER

John Gregory | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK David James | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Alpay ร–zalan | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M George Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steve Stone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Gordon Strachan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Coventry City

GK Chris Kirkland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Marc Edworthy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Mo Konjiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CB Gary Breen | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M David Thompson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Youssef Chippo | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mustapha Hadji | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | โšฝ |
M Paul Telfer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Ysrael Zรบรฑiga | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Cรฉdric Roussel | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | for Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 60โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Youssef Chippo | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (M John Eustace | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Ysrael Zรบรฑiga | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | (M Carlton Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Cรฉdric Roussel | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | (CF John Aloisi | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Peter Enckelman | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W David Ginola | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
F Gilles De Bilde | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Alan Miller | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Craig Bellamy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ 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 : 9/11
Homegrown: 2/11

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 : 10/16
Homegrown: 3/16

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 : 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 : 9/16

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:

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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

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œI thought the game was won, and it should have been. โ€œBut Iโ€™ve got to give Coventry credit. Our players know that theyโ€™ve been in a game today. โ€œHe [Dion Dublin] was trying to make out that there was nothing wrong [with his goal drought] but you know deep down that heโ€™s been very concerned. โ€œWithout doubt heโ€™s very aware of his responsibilities but heโ€™s not allowed too much to get to him. โ€œI want someone to come in and put pressure on him. โ€œIโ€™d like competition for places but we donโ€™t really have that here at the moment. โ€œWe need to spend some cash but I might have just one opportunity to spend money, so Iโ€™ve got to get it right.โ€ John Gregory.

MATCH REPORT