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Game #4767

Aston Villa

Saturday, 20 September 2003

Won

11th (+5)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Charlton Athletic

Attendance: 31,410

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Charlton Athletic

Assist(s) | Peter Whittingham | 55โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa record their second win of the season as Charlton are beaten at Villa Park to help David O'Leary's side climb to eleventh in the Premier League table.

KEY MAN

Alpay ร–zalan 'celebrates' putting Villa ahead against Charlton in his customary gracious style as David O'Leary records a second win in six Premier League games, Saturday, 20 September 2003.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 20 September 2003

โšฝ | 37โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Alpay ร–zalan, Assist by Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Charlton Athletic
โšฝ | 55โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Jlloyd Samuel, Assist by Peter Whittingham
๐ŸŸจ | 56โ€™ Booking, Gavin McCann
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Marcus Allbรคck, Sub on, Darius Vassell
๐ŸŸจ | 66โ€™ Booking, Peter Whittingham
๐ŸŸจ | 84โ€™ Booking, Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿฅ… | 86โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Charlton Athletic), Kevin Lisbie
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Charlton Athletic

ON THIS DAY

Villa's second win in six under David O'Leary lifts them to 11th in the table - their highest placing in these early stages.

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

Charlton Athletic

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Charlton Athletic

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2003-04 |
Matchday | #6 |
League Game | #6 |
Manager Game | #6 |
Saturday, 20 September 2003

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 6 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 2 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 3 | 1.17

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Matches Officiated: 3
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 23 Nov 02, Villa 4-1 West Ham (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Charlton Athletic

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Alpay ร–zalan (first start in 5), Gareth Barry and Ulises de la Cruz replace Ronny Johnsen, Thomas Hitzlsperger and Olof Mellberg.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.22 |

Oldest Player |
CB Alpay ร–zalan | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | 30.33 |

Youngest Player |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.04 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Alpay ร–zalan | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Marcus Allbรคck | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Alan Curbishley (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Charlton Athletic

GK Dean Kiely | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Chris Powell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Mark Fish | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CB Jonathan Fortune | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Radostin Kishishev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Scott Parker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Matt Holland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Claus Jensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CF Shaun Bartlett | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
F Paulo Di Canio | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Marcus Allbรคck | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 64โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Radostin Kishishev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | (M Graham Stuart | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | F Paulo Di Canio | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | (CF Kevin Lisbie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Stefan Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Simon Royce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Chris Perry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jonatan Johansson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |

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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
Homegrown: 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 : 9/16
Homegrown: 7/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 6/13

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:

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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

"Thumped 4-1 by Manchester City last time out, David Oโ€™Learyโ€™s side made amends for that defeat, but with a far from convincing performance."

MATCH REPORT