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Game #4671

Aston Villa

Saturday, 18 August 2001

Drew

11th=

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur

Attendance: 36,059

White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Having started the season over a month earlier and already having played five competitive matches, Villa open the Premier League season with a goalless draw at White Hart Line.

KEY MAN

David Ginola, embarrasment

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 18 August 2001

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Olof Mellberg
๐ŸŸจ | 36โ€™ Booking, George Boateng
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 48โ€™ Booking, Mark Delaney
๐Ÿ” | 63โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, David Ginola
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Mustapha Hadji
๐Ÿ” | 81โ€™ Sub off, Hassan Kachloul, Sub on, Steve Stone
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Swedish international centre back and future Villa legend Olof Mellberg made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Racing Santander earlier this month for a fee of ยฃ6,120,000.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: โŒ
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†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1998-99

FIXTURE HISTORY

Tottenham Hotspur

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2001-02 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Game | #1 |
Manager Game | #162 |
Saturday, 18 August 2001

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: John Gregory | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Scunthorpe, 1998-2002
Referee: Dermot Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Oxfordshire, 1990-2007
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 161 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 71 ๐ŸŸจ | 43 ๐ŸŸฅ 47 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Dermot Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Oxfordshire, 1990-2007
Matches Officiated: 14
๐ŸŸฉ : 7
๐ŸŸจ : 2
๐ŸŸฅ : 5
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 3 February 2001, Villa 3-0 Bradford, Bradford and Bingley Stadium.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Tottenham Hotspur

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Villa hand a debut to Olof Mellberg and recall Juan Pablo รngel, Peter Schmeichel and Darius Vassell as Peter Enckelman, Dion Dublin, Gareth Barry and Mustapha Hadji.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.67 |

Oldest Player |
GK Peter Schmeichel | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 37.78 |

Youngest Player |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.19 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Peter Schmeichel | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸข |
CB Alpay ร–zalan | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Hassan Kachloul | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |
M George Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Glenn Hoddle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Tottenham Hotspur

GK Neil Sullivan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Mauricio Taricco | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Goran Bunjevฤeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Gary Doherty | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Ledley King | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stephen Clemence | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Steffen Freund | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gustavo Poyet | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ |
M Christian Ziege | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Les Ferdinand | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Sergiy Rebrov | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W David Ginola | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 63โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Mustapha Hadji | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for CF Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 74โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Steve Stone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Hassan Kachloul | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 81โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB Mauricio Taricco | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CB Chris Perry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Steffen Freund | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | (W Darren Anderton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Les Ferdinand | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (F Steffen Iversen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Peter Enckelman | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Kasey Keller | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Simon Davies | 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 : 5/11
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 : 7/16
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 : 4/11

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 : 7/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

๐ŸŸข CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œGinola still has a future at the club. โ€œI donโ€™t want to lose people who can help us win games.โ€ John Gregory.

MATCH REPORT