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Game #4869

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 28 December 2005

Drew

13th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Fulham

Attendance: 20,446

Craven Cottage

Fulham

3-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Milan Baroลก | 29โ€™ | James Milner | 60โ€™ | 76โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa made it seven goals in two games - more than they had managed in their previous six - but are held at Craven Cottage to leave them with just five wins in nineteen Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Liam Ridgewell celebrates scoring his second equaliser of the game to earn Villa a draw but they now have just five wins in nineteen Premier League games under David O'Leary, Wednesday, 28 December 2005.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 28 December 2005

๐Ÿฅ… | 13โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Fulham), Brian McBride
โšฝ | 29โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Luke Moore, Assist by Milan Baroลก
๐ŸŸจ | 32โ€™ Booking, Milan Baroลก
๐Ÿฅ… | 32โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Fulham, pen), Heidar Helguson
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Fulham 2-1 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 60โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Liam Ridgewell, Assist by James Milner
๐Ÿฅ… | 61โ€™ Goal, 2-3, (Fulham), Brian McBride
๐ŸŸจ | 67โ€™ Booking, Luke Moore
๐Ÿ” | 70โ€™ Sub off, Luke Moore, Sub on, Juan Pablo รngel
โšฝ | 76โ€™ Goal, 3-3, Liam Ridgewell, Assist by James Milner
๐Ÿ” | 76โ€™ Sub off, Wilfred Bouma, Sub on, Eirik Bakke
๐ŸŸจ | 81โ€™ Booking, Aaron Hughes
๐ŸŸจ | 86โ€™ Booking, Liam Ridgewell
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Fulham 3-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa's youthful side put in a battling display once again, coming back from a goal deficit on three occasions to earn a draw and make it one defeat in the last seven games for struggling David O'Leary. On the flipside Villa have just five wins in the last 24 games but are showing a mettle and application previously unseen this season under O'Leary. The Villa boss is never too far away from undermining good work elsewhere with rash comments off the pitch and so it is probably helpful that he swerves the post match interviews once again. Villa's recent form had lifted them to 13th in the table - their best position since September - seven points clear of the relegation places.

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

Fulham

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Fulham

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Game | #19 |
Manager Game | #108 |
Wednesday, 28 December 2005

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Andy D'Urso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Essex, 1994-2015
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 3-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 108 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 40 ๐ŸŸจ | 28 ๐ŸŸฅ 40 | 1.37

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Andy D'Urso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Essex, 1994-2015
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 5
๐ŸŸจ : 5
๐ŸŸฅ : 6
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 16 April 2005, Villa 3-2 Southampton, Friends Provident St Mary's Stadium.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Fulham

None

TEAM NEWS

David O'Leary names an unchanged line up for only the second time in 22 games this season.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.75 |

Oldest Player |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 29.65 |

Youngest Player |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.88 |

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 | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 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 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Milan Baroลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Chris Coleman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Fulham

GK Mark Crossley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Carlos Bocanegra | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Philippe Christanval | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Dean Leacock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Liam Rosenior | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Sylvain Legwinski | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Luรญs Boa Morte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CF Heidar Helguson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Tomasz Radzinski | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CF Brian McBride | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | for F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 70โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Eirik Bakke | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 76โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Dean Leacock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (LB Niclas Jensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Sylvain Legwinski | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (M Ahmed Elrich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Heidar Helguson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | (CF Collins John | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Tony Warner | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Ian Pearce | 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 : 8/11
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 : 11/16
Homegrown: 6/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 4/14

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€œWeโ€™re a bit disappointed we didnโ€™t get the whole three points. The thing that cost us the three points was a major decision by the referee. โ€œThe only person who seemed to think it was a penalty was the linesman because Andy (the referee) signalled two or three times it was not a penalty.โ€ Roy Aitken.

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