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Game #4701

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 February 2002

Drew

7th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Fulham

Attendance: 20,041

Craven Cottage

Fulham

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

The catastrophic fall out from Doug Ellis' monumental own goal infects the playing staff who send a deputation to the Chairman demanding answers that are not forthcoming. On the pitch Villa fail to score again and are held to a second successive goalless draw.

KEY MAN

Paul Merson, shake up call

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 February 2002

๐ŸŸจ | 40โ€™ Booking, Mustapha Hadji
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 69โ€™ Booking, George Boateng
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Hassan Kachloul
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Steve Stone
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa's caretaker bosses keep the team unbeaten but deliver a second successive 0-0 draw underlining the perilous nature of appointing a successor to John Gregory with the club desperately in need of an inspirational leader.

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

Fulham

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Fulham

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2001-02 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Game | #25 |
Manager Game | #2 |
Saturday, 2 February 2002

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: John Deehan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Solihull & Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Withernsea (Caretakers), 2002
Referee: Matt Messias | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Barnsley, 1997-2006
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

John Deehan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 2 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 0 ๐ŸŸจ | 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 0 | 1.00

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Matt Messias | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Barnsley, 1997-2006
Matches Officiated: 2
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 10 October 2001, League Cup, Villa 1-0 Reading, Villa Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Fulham

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Caretaker bosses John Deehan and Stuart Gray name an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.57 |

Oldest Player |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.90 |

Youngest Player |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.86 |

MANAGER

John Deehan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Peter Enckelman | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Mustapha Hadji | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M George Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Jean Tigana | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Fulham

GK Edwin van der Sar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Steve Finnan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Andy Melville | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Alain Goma | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Jon Harley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steed Malbranque | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Sylvain Legwinski | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Steve Marlet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Barry Hayles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Louis Saha | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Hassan Kachloul | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 77โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Steve Stone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ((M Bjarne Goldbรฆk | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Boaz Myhill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Maik Taylor | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Abdeslam Ouaddou | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Paul Trollope | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Calum Willock | 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 : 5/11
Homegrown: 3/11

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
Homegrown: 4/16

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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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€œ[Paul Merson went to] see whatโ€™s going on.โ€ Steve Staunton. --- โ€œThe club needs a shake-up to take it forward. โ€œIn four yearsโ€™ time they could win the league with the kids theyโ€™ve got coming through. But they need a chance to show how good they are before next season. โ€œIf we bring in a manager at the end of the season heโ€™s not going to know any of the players and itโ€™s going to take half a season to get things going again. Weโ€™ll be sitting here again next February and it will be the same situation - seventh or eighth in the league.โ€ Paul Merson. --- โ€œThe chairman has asked us [Gray and John Deehan] to take charge for a short interim period.โ€ Stuart Gray.

MATCH REPORT