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Game #4922

Aston Villa

Saturday, 3 February 2007

Won

13th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Attendance: 41,202

West Ham United

Villa Park

Villa win for the second time in three Premier League games under Martin O'Neill as John Carew scores his first goal for the club on his second appearance.

Aston Villa

1-0

West Ham United

Assist(s) | Ashley Young | 36โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Villa celebrate John Carew's first goal for the club as they beat West Ham to record a second win in three Premier League games under Martin O'Neill, Saturday, 3 February 2007.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 3 February 2007

โšฝ | 36โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Carew, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United
๐Ÿ” | 73โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Patrik Berger
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+3 Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Liam Ridgewell ๐Ÿ”ด
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United

ON THIS DAY

Villa's latest debutants combine for John Carew to score his first goal for the club on his second appearance as Villa win for the second time in three Premier League games to climb back to 13th in the table.

Meanwhile Martin Oโ€™Neillโ€™s squad clear out continues as centre back Liam Ridgewell makes his final appearance for Villa aged 22 before moving on to Birmingham City for ยฃ2,700,000 in August 2007. Ridgewell made his Villa debut aged 18 in 2002-03 went on to make a total of 93 appearances including 18 as substitute whilst scoring 6 goals.

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

West Ham United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

West Ham United

Previous 5 vs. West Ham: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2006-07 |
Matchday | #30 |
League Game | #26 |
Manager Game | #30 |
Saturday, 3 February 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 30 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 9 ๐ŸŸจ | 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 10 | 1.27

Career Form:

Mid Table

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 21 Oct 06, Villa 1-1 Fulham (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

Chris Foy

CARDS

Villa

None

West Ham United

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up for the first time since the eighth game of the campaign.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.77 |

Oldest Player |
GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.58 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.32 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

Alan Curbishley (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Phil Bardsley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

West Ham United

GK Roy Carroll | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
LB George McCartney | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Jonathan Spector | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Calum Davenport | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Matthew Upson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Nigel Quashie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Luรญs Boa Morte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
W Yossi Benayoun | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Bobby Zamora | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Kepa Blanco | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด | for W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 90โ€™+3 |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB Matthew Upson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CB Christian Dailly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Luรญs Boa Morte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | (M Matthew Etherington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Kepa Blanco | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | (CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Robert Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Hayden Mullins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ 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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 3/11

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

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 : 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 : 12/16

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:

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

๐Ÿ”ด CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œJohn Carew was absolutely terrific for us. His first-half performance was more than could have been expected on his home debut.

โ€œHe had the disappointment of having his goal knocked off at Newcastle but heโ€™s got one here and the crowd have really taken to him. His performance was majestic.

โ€œFor someone who is so tall, he has got a great touch and, make no mistake, he can definitely play.

โ€œHe hasnโ€™t played much recently and came off because of cramp but when he is fit he will be really excellent.โ€

Martin Oโ€™Neill.

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 3 February 2007

*Aston Villa survived a late West Ham rally to plunge Alan Curbishleyโ€™s side deeper into relegation trouble.*

John Carewโ€™s first goal for Villa, slid in from Ashley Youngโ€™s pass, looked to have sealed a comfortable win.

But West Ham, who lost new boy Matthew Upson with a calf injury, came into the game in the closing stages.

Villa keeper Thomas Sorensen saved brilliantly from Calum Davenport and Matthew Etherington, who also saw a last-minute effort strike the bar.

West Ham were banking on new boy Upson to provide a defensive foundation - but he lasted only 28 minutes before limping off.

He fell to the ground after an aerial challenge with Gabriel Agbonlahor - and it quickly became clear he was struggling.

Upson limped off and down the tunnel, with West Ham boss Curbishley shaking his head in despair.

Curbishleyโ€™s brow was even more furrowed after 36 minutes as his side fell behind to Carewโ€™s strike.

Young played in the giant striker, and he raced through to beat West Ham keeper Roy Carroll with a powerful finish.

West Ham were barely registering as an attacking force, and Gavin McCann almost doubled Villaโ€™s lead on the hour with a 20-yard shot that was only inches wide.

And even though the Hammers finally exerted some pressure in the closing stages, Villa still looked capable of adding a second and Carroll needed to produce a fine save from Stilian Petrov nine minutes from time, turning his fierce shot over the bar.

Patrik Berger had a goal ruled out before West Ham suddenly woke up to the possibility they might snatch a point.

Sorensen blocked efforts from Davenport and Etherington, who then saw his goal-bound effort deflected on to the by Wilfred Bouma as he looked certain to grab an equaliser.

*Aston Villa manager Martin Oโ€™Neill*

โ€œJohn Carew was absolutely terrific for us. His first-half performance was more than could have been expected on his home debut.

โ€œHe had the disappointment of having his goal knocked off at Newcastle but heโ€™s got one here and the crowd have really taken to him. His performance was majestic.

โ€œFor someone who is so tall, he has got a great touch and, make no mistake, he can definitely play.

โ€œHe hasnโ€™t played much recently and came off because of cramp but when he is fit he will be really excellent.โ€

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