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Game #4705

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 5 March 2002

Lost

7th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 21,988

Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers

3-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, with one win in six since John Gregory's departure, are humiliated by relegation threatened Blackburn at Ewood Park yet manager Graham Taylor appears worryingly detached and unbothered.

KEY MAN

George Boateng, forced a save

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 5 March 2002

๐Ÿฅ… | 7โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers), David Dunn
๐ŸŸจ | 36โ€™ Booking, George Boateng
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Thomas Hitzlsperger, Sub on, Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Mustapha Hadji, Sub on, Paul Merson
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Boลกko Balaban
๐ŸŸจ | 82โ€™ Booking, Mark Delaney
๐Ÿฅ… | 85โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Blackburn Rovers), Damien Duff
๐Ÿฅ… | 89โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Blackburn Rovers), Andrew Cole
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Blackburn Rovers 3-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the second time in four games under Graham Taylor as the reality of his rushed appointment was brought to bear by his worryingly passive post match comments after defeat to a side firmly mired in the relegation places. Meanwhile, Schmeichel concedes three for the fifth time this season.

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

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1994โ€“95

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2001-02 |
Matchday | #40 |
League Game | #29 |
Manager Game | #4 |
Tuesday, 5 March 2002

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Graham Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Worksop, 2002-2003
Referee: Steve Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1995-2010
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Graham Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 2002-03

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 4 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 1 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 2 | 1.00

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Steve Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1995-2010
Matches Officiated: 6
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 1 Dec 01, Villa 0-2 Leicester (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Blackburn Rovers

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Graham Taylor names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.24 |

Oldest Player |
GK Peter Schmeichel | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 38.32 |

Youngest Player |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 19.93 |

MANAGER

Graham Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 2002-03

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Aston Villa

GK Peter Schmeichel | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mustapha Hadji | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |
M George Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Graeme Souness | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Blackburn Rovers

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Nils-Eric Johansson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Lucas Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Henning Berg | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Hakan รœnsal | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Tugay KerimoฤŸlu | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Garry Flitcroft | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Dunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Damien Duff | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CF Andrew Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF Matt Jansen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Paul Merson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Mustapha Hadji | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Boลกko Balaban | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 72โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Hakan รœnsal | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | (CB Martin Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Tugay KerimoฤŸlu | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | (W Keith Gillespie | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Matt Jansen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Yordi | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Peter Enckelman | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Hassan Kachloul | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Alan Miller | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Craig Hignett | 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 : 4/11
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 : 6/16
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€œWe were poor. "We lost to the better side - I have no grumbles with the result." Graham Taylor.

MATCH REPORT