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Game #4850

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 23 August 2005

Drew

14th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Portsmouth

Attendance: 19,778

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Ten man Villa are held by Portsmouth Fratton Park to leave them winless in their first three Premier League games of the season under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Nobby Solano, sent off on final appearance.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 23 August 2005

๐ŸŸฅ | 11โ€™ Sending off, Nolberto Solano
โšฝ | 11โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, Richard Hughes
๐ŸŸจ | 16โ€™ Booking, Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ” | 37โ€™ Sub off, Kevin Phillips, Sub on, Ulises de la Cruz
๐Ÿฅ… | 42โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Portsmouth, Lomana LuaLua
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Portsmouth 1-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Luke Moore
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Portsmouth 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa without a win in the opening three fixtures of the campaign see Nobby Solano sent off after 11' in what would prove to be his unexpected final game for the club, Solano made his final appearance aged 30 before returning to Newcastle United for a fee of ยฃ2,030,000 in October 2005. Solano had cost Villa ยฃ1,800,000 in January 2004 and made 52 appearances, scoring 10 goals in what had been a committed and productive although short Villa career.

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

Portsmouth

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Game | #3 |
Manager Game | #89 |
Tuesday, 23 August 2005

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Graham Poll | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hertfordshire, 1991-2007
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 89 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 33 ๐ŸŸจ | 24 ๐ŸŸฅ 32 | 1.38

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Graham Poll | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hertfordshire, 1991-2007
Matches Officiated: 28
๐ŸŸฉ : 11
๐ŸŸจ : 9
๐ŸŸฅ : 8
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 26 Feb 05, Villa 1-3 Everton (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Portsmouth

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Nolberto Solano and Kevin Phillips replace Ulises de la Cruz and Jlloyd Samuel.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.41 |

Oldest Player |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.18 |

Youngest Player |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | 20.65 |

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 |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸฅ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Alain Perrin | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Portsmouth

GK Sander Westerweld | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Grรฉgory Vignal | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Dejan Stefanoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Azar KaradaลŸ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Andrew Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Brian Priske | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Jhon Viรกfara | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Richard Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gary Oโ€™Neil | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Laurent Robert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Lomana LuaLua | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | for F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 37โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 74โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Azar KaradaลŸ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | (CF Vincent Pรฉricard | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | M Gary Oโ€™Neil | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Svetoslav Todorov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Eric Djemba-Djemba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jamie Ashdown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Andy Griffin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Giannis Skopelitis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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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
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 : 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 : 2/11

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 : 4/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

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

๐Ÿ”ด W Nolberto Solano | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช | 2004-05 | ๐Ÿ•’ 52 | 47 (5) | โšฝ 10 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 7 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 1 | #772 |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œI thought the sending off was a joke. Nolberto Solano sent off for violent conduct? Do me a favour. โ€œHe is an honest lad and says he didnโ€™t touch him. But I was proud of the way the players fought for the rest of the game. The only thing we did wrong was showing LuaLua inside in the incident when he scored his goal.โ€ David Oโ€™Leary.

MATCH REPORT