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Game #4771

Sunday, 19 October 2003

Attendance: 29,546

Drew

Premier League

14th (-1)

Birmingham City

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

St Andrew's

Villa draw for a second successive game as they are held at St Andrew's to leave them with two Premier League wins in nine under David O'Leary.

Birmingham City

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Lee Hendrie helps Villa to a disappointing draw with neighbours Birmingham that leaves David O'Leary with two wins in nine Premier League games, Sunday, 19 October 2003.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐ŸŸจ | 35โ€™ Booking, Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ” | 41โ€™ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Peter Whttingham
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Birmingham City 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Birmingham City 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa drop points in a winnable game for the second successive match to leave them without a win in three and 14th in the table.

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

Birmingham City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1962-63

FIXTURE HISTORY

Birmingham City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2003-04 |
Matchday | #10 |
League Game | #9 |
Manager Game | #10 |
Sunday, 19 October 2003

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Mike Riley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds, 1994-2009
Kick off: 12.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Riley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds, 1994-2009
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 21 Dec 02, Villa 0-2 Chelsea (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Birmingham City

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Mike Riley

TEAM NEWS

Ronny Johnsen and Ulises de la Cruz replace Alpay ร–zalan and Peter Whittingham.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.67 |

Oldest Player |
CB Ronny Johnsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 34.38 |

Youngest Player |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.57 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Ronny Johnsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
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 |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Birmingham City

GK Ian Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jamie Clapham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kenny Cunningham | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Matthew Upson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Dunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Damien Johnson | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐Ÿ” |
M Robbie Savage | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Stephen Clemence | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Stan Laziridis | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Mikael Forssell | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CF Christophe Dugarry | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 41โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Damien Johnson | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | (CB Olivier Tรฉbily | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Stan Laziridis | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | (M Aliou Cissรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Christophe Dugarry | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CF Clinton Morrison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Stefan Postma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Mark Kinsella | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Marcus Allbรคck | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Nico Vaesen | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Bryan Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

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 : 8/16
Homegrown: 5/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

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 : 7/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œWe didn't come here to draw.โ€

David Oโ€™Leary.

*BBC Sport*
Sunday, 19 October, 2003

*Villa earn derby draw*

Aston Villa restored a measure of local pride as they battled to a hard-earned draw against neighbours Birmingham City at St Andrews.

Villa suffered two humiliating defeats against Birmingham City last season - and boss David Oโ€™Leary was desperate to avoid a repeat in his first derby.

And Villa responded with a battling performance in a game high on energy but desperately low on quality to halt Birminghamโ€™s recent charge.

Stephen Clemence wasted a first-half opportunity for Birmingham and Peter Whittingham squandered Villaโ€™s best chance, but neither side did enough to warrant victory.

Birminghamโ€™s point put them back in fourth position in the Premiership, but Villa will be happier with the result.

Oโ€™Leary, as expected, left out Alpay after the Turkey defenderโ€™s controversial bust-up with England captain David Beckham in Istanbul.

Birmingham had Robbie Savage back in midfield after missing two games with an Achilles injury.

And Savage swiftly made his presence felt with fouls on Gareth Barry and Gavin McCann that were both penalised by referee Mike Riley.

Birmingham posed the first serious threat after six minutes when Stan Lazaridis set up Clemence, who forced a fine diving save from Thomas Sorensen.

McCann gave Villa their first moment of hope, but his long-range effort was saved by Ian Bennett, in for the suspended Maik Taylor.

Referee Riley was letting the game flow, despite several physical challenges, but he was forced to book Clemence for a touchline collision with Lee Hendrie after 35 minutes.

Hendrie was second best in the confrontation and was forced to come off, but not before a flare-up between several players.

Referee Riley defused a potential flashpoint by bringing captains Olof Mellberg and Kenny Cunningham together to call for calm.

Birmingham saw penalty appeals waved away on the stroke of half-time when Mikael Forssell went down under challenge from Mark Delaney.

And the first half ended on a predictable note when Savage was booked for a foul on Delaney.

Delaney was in the wars again early in the second half after a foul by Lazaridis, but he was able to continue after treatment.

Forssell almost broke the deadlock with a header that flashed narrowly wide from a Lazaridis corner.

And youngster Whittingham wasted the chance to become a hero with the Villa half of the city when he looked certain to score from Juan Pablo Angelโ€™s set-up, but fired over.

Birmingham boss Steve Bruce made a double substitution in an attempt to spark a dull game into life after 76 minutes, sending on Aliou Cisse for Lazaridis and Clinton Morrison for the subdued Christophe Dugarry, but the game was destined for stalemate.