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Game #4796

Aston Villa

Sunday, 14 March 2004

Won

8th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 29,386

Molineux

Wolves

0-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Jlloyd Samuel | 6โ€™ | Thomas Hitzlsperger | 18โ€™ | Nolberto Solano | 59โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from a disappointing performance at Goodison to hammer Wolves at Molineux and make it eight wins in their last thirteen Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Thomas Hitzlsperger lets fly to put Villa ahead on 6' and on the way to a four goal humiliation of Wolves at Molineux for their eighth win in thirteen Premier League games under David O'Leary., Sunday, 14 March 2004.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 14 March 2004

โšฝ | 6โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Thomas Hitzlsperger, Assist by Jlloyd Samuel
โšฝ | 18โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Olof Mellberg, Assist by Thomas Hitzlsperger
๐ŸŸจ | 19โ€™ Booking, Thomas Hitzlsperger
โšฝ | 24โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 45โ€™ Missed penalty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Ionel Ganea
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-3 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 59โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Juan Pablo รngel, Assist by Nolberto Solano
๐Ÿ” | 60โ€™ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Luke Moore
๐ŸŸจ | 71โ€™ Booking, Jlloyd Samuel
๐Ÿ” | 78โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Peter Crouch
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Peter Whittingham
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa secure their fourth win in six games but remain in 8th place.

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

Wolverhampton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Previous 5 vs. Wolves: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2003-04 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Game | #28 |
Manager Game | #35 |
Sunday, 14 March 2004

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Paul Durkin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Dorset, 1987-2004
Kick off: 12.30pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 35 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 16 ๐ŸŸจ | 7 ๐ŸŸฅ 12 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Paul Durkin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Dorset, 1987-2004
Matches Officiated: 29
๐ŸŸฉ : 9
๐ŸŸจ : 9
๐ŸŸฅ : 11
๐Ÿ†˜ : 3
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 21 January 2004, League Cup, Villa 2-5 Bolton, Reebok Stadium.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Wolverhampton Wanderers

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

David O'Leary names an unchanged line for the second successive game for the first time since taking over as Villa boss.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.81 |

Oldest Player |
CB Ronny Johnsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 34.78 |

Youngest Player |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 21.96 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CB Ronny Johnsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Dave Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Paul Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Dennis Irwin | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
LB Lee Naylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul Butler | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Joey Craddock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alex Rae | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Paul Ince | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Mark Kennedy | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Henri Camara | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
CF Ionel Ganea | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Carl Cort | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Peter Crouch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 78โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB Dennis Irwin | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (CB Mark Clyde | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Carl Cort | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (F Steffen Iversen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Michael Oakes (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Shaun Newton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Kenny Miller | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ 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: 5/11

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: 7/16

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 : 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 : 10/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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 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

"Despite a brief rally by the home team, Villa grabbed a fourth with a sweeping counter-attacking move."

MATCH REPORT