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Game #4848

Aston Villa

Saturday, 13 August 2005

Drew

7th

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Bolton Wanderers

Attendance: 33,263

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-2

Bolton Wanderers

Assist(s) | Aaron Hughes | 4โ€™ | Kevin Phillips | 9โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa open the season with a remarkable draw against Bolton as all four goals come in the first nine minutes.

KEY MAN

Kevin Phillips celebrates his debut strike on 4' before another three goals in five minutes leave Villa with a draw against Bolton on the opening day for David O'Leary, Saturday, 13 August 2005.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 13 August 2005

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Aaron Hughes, Kevin Phillips
โšฝ | 4โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Kevin Phillips, Assist by Aaron Hughes
๐Ÿฅ… | 6โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Bolton Wanderers), Kevin Davies
โšฝ | 8โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Bolton Wanderers), Ivรกn Campo
๐Ÿฅ… | 9โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Steven Davis, Assist by Kevin Phillips
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 2-2 Bolton Wanderers
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-2 Bolton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

Villa's debutants combine to create and score two goals in 9' but the game ends in a draw as familiar frailties are exposed on the opening day of the season. Left back Aaron Hughes, 25, had joined from Newcastle United for a fee of ยฃ1,350,000 in July 2005 whilst forward Kevin Phillips, 32, arrived from Southampton for ยฃ1,350,000 in the same month.

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

Bolton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1957-58

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #1 |
League Game | #1 |
Manager Game | #87 |
Saturday, 13 August 2005

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: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 87 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 33 ๐ŸŸจ | 23 ๐ŸŸฅ 31 | 1.40

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Riley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds, 1994-2009
Matches Officiated: 23
๐ŸŸฉ : 5
๐ŸŸจ : 9
๐ŸŸฅ : 9
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 20 Mar 05, Villa 0-2 Birmingham (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Bolton Wanderers

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

David O'Leary hands debuts to new signings Aaron Hughes and Kevin Phillips.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.37 |

Oldest Player |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.16 |

Youngest Player |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | 20.63 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
LB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐ŸŸข | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Sam Allardyce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Bolton Wanderers

GK Jussi Jรครคskelรคinen | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CB Nicky Hunt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Radhi Jaรฏdi | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Ivรกn Campo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Tal Ben Haim (yth) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Kevin Nolan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gary Speed | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Ricardo Gardner | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CF Henrik Pedersen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CF Kevin Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF El-Hadji Diouf | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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None |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Ivรกn Campo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | (M Jay-Jay Okocha | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Eric Djemba-Djemba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ian Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Stelios Giannakopoulos | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Ricardo Vaz Te | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Abdoulaye Faye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |

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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 : 10/16
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 : 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 : 5/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

๐ŸŸข LB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
๐ŸŸข F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œI thought our football was good, particularly in the first half - but against Bolton you have got to defend against set pieces. โ€œWe did not do that and looked vulnerable all through the game - they could have scored more. โ€œYou know what you are going to get all the time and if you donโ€™t defend well they will make life hard for you.โ€ David Oโ€™Leary.

MATCH REPORT