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Game #4810

Aston Villa

Saturday, 28 August 2004

Won

6th (+4)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Newcastle United

Attendance: 36,305

Villa Park

Aston Villa

4-2

Newcastle United

Assist(s) | Nolberto Solano | 4โ€™ | 71โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from defeat to Charlton with second Premier League win in four games under David O'Leary to leave them 6th in the early table.

KEY MAN

Olof Mellberg scores on 4' for the second time in three Premier League games but this time sets Villa on the way to victory over Newcastle. Saturday, 28 August 2004.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 28 August 2004

โšฝ | 4โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Olof Mellberg, Assist by Nolberto Solano
๐Ÿฅ… | 28โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Newcastle United), Patrick Kluivert
๐Ÿฅ… | 36โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Newcastle United), Andy Oโ€™Brien
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Newcastle United
๐ŸŸจ | 52โ€™ Booking, Jlloyd Samuel
โšฝ | 53โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Carlton Cole, Assist by Gareth Barry
๐ŸŸจ | 56โ€™ Booking, Thomas Sรถrensen
๐Ÿ” | 60โ€™ Sub off, Thomas Hitzlsperger, Sub on, Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ” | 70โ€™ Sub off, Carlton Cole, Sub on, Juan Pablo รngel
โšฝ | 71โ€™ Goal, 3-2, Gareth Barry, Assist by Nolberto Solano
โšฝ | 82โ€™ Goal, 4-2, Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Luke Moore
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™+4 Booking, Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 4-2 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Villa bounce back from their surprise heavy defeat to Charlton last time out with a barnstorming victory over Newcastle as Villa score an early goal for the third time in four games to send them on the way and back up the early table to 6th.

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

Newcastle United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

Previous 5 vs. Newcastle: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2004-05 |
Matchday | #4 |
League Game | #4 |
Manager Game | #49 |
Saturday, 28 August 2004

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: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 49 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 22 ๐ŸŸจ | 12 ๐ŸŸฅ 15 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Riley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds, 1994-2009
Matches Officiated: 19
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 8
๐ŸŸฅ : 7
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 4 Jan 04, Villa 1-2 United (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Newcastle United

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Ulises de la Cruz replaces the injured Martin Laursen.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.85 |

Oldest Player |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | 30.08 |

Youngest Player |
CF Carlton Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.81 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 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 | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Carlton Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Bobby Robson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Newcastle United

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Olivier Bernard | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Andrew Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
RB Stephen Carr | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Nicky Butt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jermaine Jenas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Bowyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Laurent Robert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Craig Bellamy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Partick Kluivert | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | for CF Carlton Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 70โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB Olivier Bernard | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (LB Robbie Elliott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Lee Bowyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Shola Ameobi | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Partick Kluivert | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | (CF Alan Shearer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Steve Harper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W James Milner | 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 : 6/11
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: 6/16

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 : 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 : 10/16

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:

โ€‹

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 gave away two stupid goals but in the second half we took the game to them and were worthy winners. โ€œEven though we lost to Charlton our football was great. We had to eradicate the silly mistakes but we didnโ€™t. โ€œBut our forward play and movement were excellent. We have a small squad, but we have got off to a good start.โ€ David Oโ€™Leary.

MATCH REPORT