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Game #4880

Aston Villa

Drew

15th (-)

Saturday, 25 February 2006

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟨

Premier League

Charlton Athletic

The Valley

Attendance: 26,594

Charlton Athletic

0-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa draw at the Valley to make it just seven wins in twenty seven Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

James Milner, went closest.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 25 February 2006

🟨 | 33’ Booking, Gareth Barry
🕒 | HT Charlton Athletic 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Aaron Hughes, Sub on, Luke Moore
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Juan Pablo Ángel, Sub on, Kevin Phillips
🕒 | FT Charlton Athletic 0-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to League action with a draw at Charlton to leave them with seven wins in the last 32 Premier League fixtures.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Charlton Athletic

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: 🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1946-47

FIXTURE HISTORY

Charlton Athletic

Previous 5 vs. Charlton: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟩

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FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Game | #27 |
Manager Game | #119 |
Saturday, 25 February 2006

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David O’Leary | 🇮🇪 | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Chris Foy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟨 Drew
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟨 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 119 | 🟩 | 44 🟨 | 33 🟥 42 | 1.39

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Chris Foy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Matches Officiated: 9
🟩 : 5
🟨 : 3
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 1
Previous 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 7 Jan 06, Villa 1-0 Hull (a) 🆘
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Charlton Athletic

None

TEAM NEWS

Juan Pablo Ángel and Liam Ridgewell replace Luke Moore and Mark Delaney.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.47 |

Oldest Player |
CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 | 30.36 |

Youngest Player |
W James Milner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.16 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sörensen | 🇩🇰 |
LB Aaron Hughes | 🇬🇧 | 🔁 |
CB Liam Ridgewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
M Steven Davis | 🇬🇧 |
M Gavin McCann | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W James Milner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 | 🔁 |
F Milan Baroš | 🇨🇿 |

MANAGER

Alan Curbishley (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Charlton Athletic

GK Thomas Myhre | 🇳🇴 |
RB Luke Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Hermann Hreiðarsson | 🇮🇸 |
CB Chris Perry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Radostin Kishishev | 🇧🇬 |
CB Jonathan Spector | 🇺🇸 |
M Matt Holland | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |
M Darren Ambrose | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Bryan Hughes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Marcus Bent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Darren Bent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 F Luke Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for LB Aaron Hughes | 🇬🇧 | 46’ |
🔁 F Kevin Phillips | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 | 65’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Matt Holland | 🇮🇪 | (CB Talal El-Karkouri | 🇲🇦 |)
🔁 | M Bryan Hughes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (F Jason Euell |🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | CF Marcus Bent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF Jay Bothroyd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Gary Cahill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stephan Andersen | 🇩🇰 |
LB Chris Powell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 7/11
Homegrown: 3/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/16
Homegrown: 6/16

SQUAD STATS

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Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

“We did well in the second half when I thought we just had the edge. “But it was largely a not very exciting and scrappy game. “We are happy with a point because we’ve had a few injuries and the fact that both clubs have similar budgetary restrictions came through in the game.” David O’Leary.

MATCH REPORT

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 25 February 2006

Charlton and Aston Villa shared a goalless draw in an uninspiring battle at The Valley. Darren Bent was the Addicks’ dangerman in the first half in front of the watching eyes of England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson. The striker’s best chance saw him thwarted by Villa keeper Thomas Sorensen when clean through on goal. James Miller went closest for Villa but his curling effort was diverted around the post by goalkeeper Thomas Myhre. Charlton held the upper hand in the first half, just edging Villa in the possession stakes and looking lively in attack. Darren Bent proved to be the bright spark for the hosts and was denied on three occasions by Sorensen. First he saw his far-post header saved down low on the line on the quarter-hour mark before he was denied his 18th goal of the season after being put through by strike partner Marcus Bent. Despite holding off the attentions of Liam Ridgewell, his low strike across the face of goal was again saved well by Sorensen. And his third chance, a curling effort from the edge of the area, was again dealt with by the visitors’ keeper. While Darren Bent was running the show for Charlton in attack, Villa had a couple of half chances to break the deadlock. Bryan Hughes’ stabbed clearance in front of goal prevented a goalscoring opportunity for Aaron Hughes. And on the stroke of half-time Milner’s perfectly-placed curler was diverted past the post by the out-stretched arm of Myhre. Villa boss David O’Leary was forced to reshuffle his outfit when Luke Moore replaced the injured Aaron Hughes at the break. Miller was switched to the left-flank with Moore taking over duties on the right side of midfield. The change seemed to work in Villa’s favour early on with Olof Mellberg and Ridgewell going close with headers, while Darren Ambrose at the other end forced Sorensen into action again from a sweet 16-yard strike. As the second half progressed, a stalemate looked to be the eventual outcome although Charlton fans were given a slight scare when Radostin Kishishev almost put through his own net from a whipped-in Gareth Barry free-kick. And Moore was unable to deliver an accurate cross for the lurking Milan Baros who was perfectly primed in front of goal as Moore’s looping centre evaded the head of the Czech striker. Charlton, who managed to hold Newcastle to a goalless draw in midweek, were never able to get back into their stride of the first half as Villa showed more ambition to seal the three points. But with both teams keen to secure victory to improve their mid-table status, a draw proved to be a fair reflection of the game. *Villa boss David O’Leary:* “We did well in the second half when I thought we just had the edge. “But it was largely a not very exciting and scrappy game. “We are happy with a point because we’ve had a few injuries and the fact that both clubs have similar budge