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Game #4905

Aston Villa

Sunday, 5 November 2006

Won

6th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Attendance: 30,089

Blackburn Rovers

Villa Park

Villa recover from their first defeat of the season and first in twelve games to beat Blackburn at Villa Park and climb to 6th in the Premier League table.

Aston Villa

2-0

Blackburn Rovers

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Gareth Barry scores from the spot to set Villa up for victory against Blackburn at Villa Park and make it one defeat in eleven Premier League games under Martin O'Neill, Sunday, 5 November 2006.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 5 November 2006

โšฝ | 40โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Gareth Barry (pen)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
โšฝ | 51โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Juan Pablo รngel
๐ŸŸจ | 59โ€™ Booking, Chris Sutton
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+1 Sub off, Chris Sutton, Sub on, Milan Baroลก
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to winning ways after suffering their first defeat in 12 under Martin O'Neill last time out and rise to 6th in the Premier League Table with a record of P12 W4 D7 L1.

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

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2001-02

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2006-07 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Game | #11 |
Manager Game | #13 |
Sunday, 5 November 2006

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Kick off: 2.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 27 Aug 06, Villa 2-0 Newcastle (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Blackburn Rovers

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Howard Webb

TEAM NEWS

Gavin McCann, Martin Laursen and Chris Sutton replace Isaiah Osbourne, Liam Ridgewell and Milan Baroลก.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.31 |

Oldest Player |
CF Chris Sutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.68 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.08 |

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

Mark Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
LB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ |
CF Chris Sutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

Blackburn Rovers

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Michael Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Lucas Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Zurab Khizanishvili | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Aaron Mokoena | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Andrรฉ Oojier | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Tugay KerimoฤŸlu | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Morten Gamst Pedersen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
W David Bentley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Shabani Nonda | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |
CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” F Milan Baroลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for CF Chris Sutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 90โ€™+1 |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB Lucas Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | (CB Stรฉphane Henchoz |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ|)
๐Ÿ” | M Tugay KerimoฤŸlu | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท | (M Sergio Peter | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (CF Francis Jeffers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Jason Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Jay McEveley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

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 : 5/11
Homegrown: 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 : 8/16
Homegrown: 5/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

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 : 5/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œI have seen the penalty again and also the incident where Petrov was involved. If you give one, you probably have to give the other.

โ€œSome people said it was a very soft penalty - Iโ€™ve seen them given, but if thatโ€™s the case, Petrovโ€™s is the same.

โ€œBut Martin Laursen was outstanding. Liam Ridgewell was ill in the morning, Martin came straight into the side, and I donโ€™t think he lost a header."

Martin Oโ€™Neill.

*BBC Sport*
Sunday, 5 November 2006

*A controversial penalty award paved the way for Aston Villa to beat Blackburn and move up to sixth spot in the table.*

Skipper Gareth Barry gave Villa a half-time lead from the spot after Andre Ooijer was harshly adjudged to have handled Chris Suttonโ€™s cross.

Juan Pablo Angel then made it 2-0 after the break with a good finish when Zurab Khizanishvili was caught in possession.

Blackburn offered little in attack, although David Bentley had a 20-yard drive tipped over by Thomas Sorensen.

If the penalty award itself was harsh, the scoreline was no more than Villa deserved after they had dominated the opening period.

From the early stages, Gabriel Agbonlahor exploited his pace down the right wing against Michael Gray at every opportunity.

Stiliyan Petrov tried his luck with a right-foot shot, which was deflected behind, and from the resulting corner, Martin Laursen - a late inclusion after Liam Ridgewell was taken ill at lunchtime - found room in a ruck of players to fire wide.

As Villa remained in command, Barry curled a free-kick wide from 25 yards, while Brad Friedel came out well to dive at the feet of Angel after Sutton - making his first Villa start against the team he won the Premiership with in 1995 - had nodded down.

Agbonlahor was soon in the action again, crossing for Barry, whose volleyed shot was blocked as Rovers scrambled to get bodies in the way.

Blackburn, sorely missing the injured Robbie Savage in midfield, struggled to giv