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Game #4665

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 May 2001

Lost

8th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Newcastle United

Attendance: 51,506

St James' Park

Newcastle United

3-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's eleven game unbeaten run comes to an end as a minority group of unsettled and unsettling players let Villa down on the final day to leave them 8th in the Premier League with the spotlight once more thrown on the parsimonious and out of touch Chairman.

KEY MAN

Embarrassing and pathetic, David Ginola, "moodily signing autographs in the car park by the time Mark Delaney added an own-goal in the 74th minute", Saturday, 19 May 2001.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 May 2001

๐Ÿฅ… | 9โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Stephen Glass
๐Ÿฅ… | 13โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Newcastle United), Carl Cort
๐ŸŸจ | 37โ€™ Booking, Mark Delaney
๐ŸŸจ | 40โ€™ Booking, David Ginola
๐ŸŸจ | 42โ€™ Booking, Gareth Southgate
๐Ÿ” | 42โ€™ Sub off, David Ginola, Sub on, George Boateng
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Newcastle United 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Dion Dublin
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Steve Staunton
๐Ÿฅ… | 74โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Newcastle United), Mark Delaney o.g.
๐ŸŸจ | 81โ€™ Booking, George Boateng
๐ŸŸฅ | 84โ€™ Sending off, Ian Taylor, Gary Speed
๐ŸŸฅ | 84โ€™ Sending off, (Newcastle United)
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™ Booking, Alpay ร–zalan
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Newcastle United 3-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the first time in twelve games to end the season eighth in the table. In truth it wasnโ€™t a memorable campaign, punctured as it was by the petulant, self centred and disruptive behaviour of a raft of players.

Two England internationals, one whose career was rescued by Villa and one whose career was made by Villa had rocked the Villa boat around the turn of the year demanding moves and destabilising the environment.

Having lost Ugo Ehiogu in a similar fashion at the start of the season David James and Gareth Southgate covered themselves in no glory whatsoever by biting the hands that feed them.

Whatever their issues with the manager, their behaviour only reinforced the view that it was they not he who was the root cause of the dressing room issues.

That both players came up with laughable excuses to engineer a move - in Southgateโ€™s case it was to move to a club to โ€œwin trophiesโ€ only to then rock up on generous contract terms at Middlesbrough - made them only look more like all that was wrong with footballers in the Premier League era.

Southgate played for Villa between 1995-96 and 2000-01 before moving to Middlesbrough for ยฃ8,780,000, yet his antics in 2000-01 meant he would never be considered in the terms his contributions may have deserved.

Jamesโ€™ played for Villa in 1999-00 and 2000-01 making 85 appearances before moving on to West Ham United ยฃ4,320,000. His departure was not universally mourned however as the lure of a fresh signing on fee had not proved irresistible. James was declared bankrupt in May 2014.

Southgate and James, the highest profile departures, were not alone in causing unnecessary season long trauma in the Villa dressing room with the embarrassing David Ginola, the misguided Julian Joachim, the fractious Alpay ร–zalan and disloyal Steve Staunton all contributing to a poisonous atmosphere.

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

Newcastle United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2000-01 |
Matchday | #46 |
League Game | #38 |
Manager Game | #156 |
Saturday, 19 May 2001

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: John Gregory | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Scunthorpe, 1998-2002
Referee: Barry Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1991-2008
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 155 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 69 ๐ŸŸจ | 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 45 | 1.60

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Barry Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1991-2008
Matches Officiated: 5
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 18 March 2001, Villa 0-0 Arsenal, Villa Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Newcastle United

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Dion Dublin, Gareth Barry, George Boateng and Steve Staunton drop out as Juan Pablo รngel, David Ginola, Alpay ร–zalan and Lee Hendrie come into the starting line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.66 |

Oldest Player |
W David Ginola | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 34.34 |

Youngest Player |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.95 |

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 | ๐Ÿ”ด |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
CB Alpay ร–zalan | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W David Ginola | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Bobby Robson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Newcastle United

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Warren Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Andrew Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Nikolaos Dabizas | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Stephen Glass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Christian Bassedas | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gary Speed | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CF Kevin Gallacher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Carl Cort | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M George Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ | for W David Ginola | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 42โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Steve Stone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 64โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Stephen Glass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (LB Wayne Quinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | (CF Lomano LuaLua | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Kevin Gallacher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (CF Shola Ameobi | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Peter Enckelman | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Steve Harper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jamie McClen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ 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 : 8/11
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: 2/16

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 : 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 : 10/16

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:

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

๐Ÿ”ด GK David James | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1999-01 | ๐Ÿ•’ 84 | 84 (0) | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 0 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 0 | #736 |
๐Ÿ”ด CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 1995-01 | ๐Ÿ•’ 241 | 241 (0) | โšฝ 9 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 2 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 0 | #705 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œVilla are a massive club who should be up there fighting for the championship. โ€œThe club has to take a chance and buy players. We have a great bunch of lads here but a great bunch of lads wonโ€™t win trophies. โ€œNewcastle have been nowhere this season and they hammered us. It shows how much needs to be changed for next season. โ€œGive the boss his due; he doesnโ€™t mess about. โ€œI have a lot of respect for him because it doesnโ€™t matter who you are. If you are not performing, youโ€™re off. โ€œDavid does things in training that can belittle you and heโ€™s better than anybody on his day but you need to wind him up.โ€ Paul Merson.

MATCH REPORT