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Game #4698

Aston Villa

Won

7th (+2)

Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩

Saturday, 12 January 2002

Premier League

Derby County

Villa Park

Attendance: 28,881

Aston Villa

2-1

Derby County

Assist(s) | Juan Pablo Ángel | 12’ | Ian Taylor | 26’ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win for the first time in five Premier League games to climb to 7th in the table under John Gregory as the frustrated boss makes a pointed dig at the 'speculative' way the club is run.

KEY MAN

Juan Pablo Ángel celebrates scoring against Derby to secure Villa's first win in five Premier League games as Villa climb to 7th in the table under an increasingly frustrated John Gregory, Saturday, 12 January 2002.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 12 January 2002

⚽ | 12’ Goal, 1-0, Darius Vassell, Assist by Juan Pablo Ángel
🥅 | 23’ Goal, 1-1, (Derby County), Darryl Powell
🟥 | 24’ Sending off, (Derby County)
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 2-1, Juan Pablo Ángel, Assist by Ian Taylor
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County
🔁 | 58’ Sub off, Ian Taylor, Sub on, Hassan Kachloul
🟨 | 65’ Booking, Jlloyd Samuel
🟨 | 69’ Booking, Olof Mellberg
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Mustapha Hadji
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Paul Merson, Sub on, Gareth Barry
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Villa record their second win in fourteen games to rise to 7th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Derby County

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1974-75

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

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Season | 2001-02 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Game | #22 |
Manager Game | #189 |
Saturday, 12 January 2002

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: John Gregory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Scunthorpe, 1998-2002
Referee: Mark Halsey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hertfordshire, 1996-2013
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

John Gregory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 188 | 🟩 | 82 🟨 | 50 🟥 56 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mark Halsey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hertfordshire, 1996-2013
Matches Officiated: 7
🟩 : 4
🟨 : 3
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 30 Sep 01, Villa 2-0 Blackburn (h)
Cards: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Derby County

🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Mark Delaney returns to the starting line up after a 7 game absence in place of Alan Wright.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.04 |

Oldest Player |
GK Peter Schmeichel | 🇩🇰 | 38.18 |

Youngest Player |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.81 |

MANAGER

John Gregory | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Peter Schmeichel | 🇩🇰 |
RB Mark Delaney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
LB Steve Staunton | 🇮🇪 |
CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 | 🟨 |
M Ian Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔁 |
M George Boateng | 🇳🇱 |
M Paul Merson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
F Darius Vassell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 | 🔥 | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Colin Todd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Derby County

GK Mart Poom | 🇪🇪 |
LB Luciano Zavagno | 🇦🇷 | 🟨 | 🔁 |
LB Paul Boertien | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Danny Higginbotham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Steve Elliott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CB Chris Riggott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB François Grenet | 🇫🇷 | 🟥 |
M Pierre Ducrocq | 🇫🇷 |
M Daryl Powell | 🇯🇲 | ⚽ |
CF Malcolm Christie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Fabrizio Ravanelli | 🇮🇹 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 M Hassan Kachloul | 🇲🇦 | for M Ian Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 58’ |
🔁 M Mustapha Hadji | 🇲🇦 | for M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 78’ |
🔁 M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Paul Merson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 90’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | LB Luciano Zavagno | 🇦🇷 | (M Adam Bolder | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | CB Steve Elliott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Giorgi Kinkladze | 🇬🇪 | 🟨 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Peter Enckelman | 🇫🇮 |
F Boško Balaban | 🇭🇷 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Andy Oakes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Youl Mawéné | 🇫🇷 |
CF Deon Burton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11
Homegrown: 3/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 7/16
Homegrown: 4/16

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 5/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"We are seventh in the Premiership and in contention for a place in Europe, and for a club which speculates in the way we speculate is just about on course. “That [European qualification] may look a tall order, but it only takes a run of three or four wins to send you shooting up the table.” “The players rolled up their sleeves and got along with it.” John Gregory.

MATCH REPORT

*The Guardian*
Sunday, 13 January, 2002

*Angel lifts Villa clear* Wishful thinking or not, John Gregory says his Villa players still believe they can qualify for a top four, Champions League place next season. “That may look a tall order, but it only takes a run of three or four wins to send you shooting up the table,” he wrote in yesterday’s programme note. Well, Villa tucked this one under their belt, only the second time in 14 league and cup games that they have come out on top. But the quality fell a long way short of what is needed to make up the leeway on those above them. Ten-ma