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Game #4886

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 April 2006

Lost

16th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Arsenal

Attendance: 38,183

Highbury

Arsenal

5-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it four defeats in five as they are hammered at Highbury to leave them with just eight wins in thirty two Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Juan Pablo รngel, half time sub

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 April 2006

๐Ÿฅ… | 19โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Arsenal), Emmanuel Adebayor
๐Ÿฅ… | 25โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Arsenal), Thierry Henry
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Arsenal 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Kevin Phillips, Sub on, Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿฅ… | 46โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Arsenal), Thierry Henry
๐Ÿ” | 52โ€™ Sub off, Ulises de la Cruz, Sub on, Gary Cahill
๐Ÿ” | 52โ€™ Sub off, Gareth Barry, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐ŸŸจ | 57โ€™ Booking, Wilfred Bouma
๐Ÿฅ… | 71โ€™ Goal, 0-4, (Arsenal), Robin van Persie
๐Ÿฅ… | 80โ€™ Goal, 0-5, (Arsenal), Abou Diaby
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Arsenal 5-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now lost 16 of the last 37 Premier League matches under David O'Leary winning just 8 and taking just 37 of the 111 points available. The Villa boss however sprung his own April Fool's joke however, once again claiming that "our young players will learn from it [a 5-0 defeat]". O'Leary fielded a team aged, 29, 26, 25, 21, 28, 32, 28, 21, 20, 31 and 28. With his detachment from reality becoming ever more obvious the mutinous atmosphere amongst the away support was absolute and the concern within whose hands the club was in met crisis point.

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

Arsenal

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2004-05

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Game | #32 |
Manager Game | #125 |
Saturday, 1 April 2006

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-5
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 125 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 45 ๐ŸŸจ | 34 ๐ŸŸฅ 46 | 1.35

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Arsenal

None

TEAM NEWS

David O'Leary names an unchanged line up for the second time in four games but only the fourth time in 39 games this season.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.71 |

Oldest Player |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.79 |

Youngest Player |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.14 |

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 Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Arsรจne Wenger | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Arsenal

GK Lens Lehmann | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Philippe Senderos |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ|
CB Kolo Tourรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
RB Emmanuel Ebouรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Cesc Fร bregas | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Matthieu Flamini | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Gilberto Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Josรฉ Antonio Reyes | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Robert Pirรฉs | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Thierry Henry | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Emmanuel Adebayor | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ | โšฝ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | for CF Kevin Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Ulises de la Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | 52โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 52โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Emmanuel Ebouรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | (CB Johan Djourou |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ|)
๐Ÿ” | M Cesc Fร bregas | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | (M Abou Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Thierry Henry | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CF Robin van Persie | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | โšฝ |)

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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 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Manuel Almunia | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Aleksandr Hleb | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ |

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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: 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 : 12/16
Homegrown: 8/16

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 : โญ•/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 : โญ•/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

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œArsenal were outstanding. Sometimes you just have to hold your hands up, we are looking at a team that could become the champions of Europe. โ€œWhen they are like this they can take anyone apart. It was not a very nice experience but our young players will learn from it. โ€œIโ€™m disappointed, we should have scored a couple of goals early on, and that would have made it a different match.โ€ David Oโ€™Leary.

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