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Game #4860

Aston Villa

Monday, 31 October 2005

Lost

16th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Manchester City

Attendance: 42,069

City of Manchester Stadium

Manchester City

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Patrik Berger | 65โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the fourth time in five League games under David O'Leary and have just two wins in twelve Premier League games but the manager claims he knows "what's needed to put it right", just a shame he hadn't done it already.

KEY MAN

Liam Ridgewell celebrates scoring but it's merely a consolation as Villa lose for the fourth time in five Premier League games under David O'Leary, Monday, 31 October 2005.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 31 October 2005

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Stuart Taylor
๐Ÿฅ… | 4โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester City), Darius Vassell
๐ŸŸจ | 22โ€™ Booking, Jlloyd Samuel
๐Ÿฅ… | 26โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Manchester City), Darius Vassell
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Manchester City 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Jlloyd Samuel, Sub on, Patrik Berger
โšฝ | 65โ€™ Goal, 1-2, Liam Ridgewell, Assist by Patrik Berger
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, Luke Moore, Sub on, Eirik Bakke
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Patrik Berger, Sub on, Eric Djemba-Djemba
๐Ÿฅ… | 83โ€™ Goal, 1-3, (Manchester City), Andrew Cole
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Manchester City 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose for the ninth time in sixteen Premier League games under David O'Leary with just two wins as a player who rarely looked a scoring threat in a Villa shirt, scored a brace within half an hour of the start on his first match against his former club. Meanwhile Stuart Taylor made an emergency debut after Thomas Sรถrensen was injured in the warm up, Taylor, 24, had joining Villa from Arsenal on a free transfer in July 2005.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: โŒ
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

Manchester City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Game | #11 |
Manager Game | #99 |
Monday, 31 October 2005

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Dermot Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Oxfordshire, 1990-2007
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 99 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 37 ๐ŸŸจ | 25 ๐ŸŸฅ 37 | 1.37

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Dermot Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Oxfordshire, 1990-2007
Matches Officiated: 20
๐ŸŸฉ : 10
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 7
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 12 Feb 05, Villa 2-1 Portsmouth (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Manchester City

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Stuart Taylor makes his debut in place of Thomas Sรถrensen as Luke Moore replaces Juan Pablo รngel.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.89 |

Oldest Player |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.37 |

Youngest Player |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.73 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Stuart Pearce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Manchester City

GK David James (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB David Sommeil | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Silvain Distin | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Matt Mills | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Stephen Jordan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Joey Barton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Lee Croft | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Kiki Musampa | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Andrew Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Darius Vassell (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” | for RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Eirik Bakke | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 71โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Eric Djemba-Djemba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 75โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB David Sommeil | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต | (CB Jihai Sun | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Lee Croft | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Antoine Sibierski | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Andrew Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Bradley Wright-Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Geert De Vlieger | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Micah Richards | 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 : 10/11
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 : 10/16
Homegrown: 5/16

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 : 9/16

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:

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 GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe made it hard for ourselves. We gifted two goals and it was disgraceful, an absolute joke. โ€œItโ€™s no coincidence where we are in the table - thatโ€™s the way we have been giving away goals all season. โ€œThis wasnโ€™t a one-off and thatโ€™s why weโ€™re making it so hard for ourselves, though I know what can put it right.โ€ David Oโ€™Leary.

MATCH REPORT