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Game #4963

Aston Villa

Won

6th (-)

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩

Saturday, 9 February 2008

Premier League

Newcastle United

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,640

Aston Villa

4-1

Newcastle United

Assist(s) | Shaun Maloney | 48' | Ashley Young | 50' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from their first defeat in nine Premier League games to see off Newcastle at Villa Park with a fine attacking display,

KEY MAN

John Carew celebrates his second goal as he heads towards his hat-trick to beat Newcastle and make it just one defeat in ten in the Premier League, Saturday, 9 February 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 9 February 2008

🥅 | 4’ Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Michael Owen
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Newcastle United
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Olof Mellberg, Sub on, Craig Gardner
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
⚽ | 48’ Goal, 1-1, Wilfred Bouma, Assist by Shaun Maloney
⚽ | 50’ Goal, 2-1, John Carew, Assist by Ashley Young
🟨 | 51’ Booking, John Carew
⚽ | 72’ Goal, 3-1, John Carew
🟨 | 78’ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
⚽ | 90’ Goal, 4-1, John Carew (pen)
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Isaiah Osbourne
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 4-1 Newcastle United

ON THIS DAY

Villa bounce back from their shock defeat at Fulham with a resounding win over Newcastle courtesy of John Carew's first hat-trick for the club. Villa, with a first win in four, remained in 6th place.

Aston Villa

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

Newcastle United

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1954-55

FIXTURE HISTORY

Newcastle United

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Game | #26 |
Manager Game | #71 |
Saturday, 9 February 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin O’Neill | 🇬🇧 | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Lee Mason | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bolton, 2006-2021
Kick off: 12.45pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Score: 🟩 4-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 71 | 🟩 | 26 🟨 | 25 🟥 20 | 1.45

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lee Mason | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Bolton, 2006-2021 🆘
Matches Officiated: 8
🟩 : 3
🟨 : 4
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 2
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 22 Dec 07, Villa 1-1 Manchester City (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Newcastle United

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Ashley Young replaces Gabriel Agbonlahor.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.54 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | 🇩🇰 | 30.97 |

Youngest Player |
GK Scott Carson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 22.45 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

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Aston Villa

GK Scott Carson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Wilfred Bouma | 🇳🇱 | ⚽ |
CB Martin Laursen | 🇩🇰 |
CB Curtis Davies | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 | 🔁 |
M Stiliyan Petrov | 🇧🇬 | 🔁 |
M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Shaun Maloney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
W Ashley Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔁 |
CF John Carew | 🇳🇴 | ⚽ | 🟨 | ⚽ | ⚽ |

MANAGER

Kevin Keegan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Newcastle United

GK Shay Given | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |
CB Stephen Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Caçapa | 🇧🇷 |
RB Stephen Carr | 🇮🇪 |
RB Habib Bèye | 🇸🇳 |
M Joey Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M James Milner (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Nicky Butt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Alan Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Damien Duff | 🇮🇪 |
F Michael Owen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 M Craig Gardner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 | 46’ |
🔁 CF Marlon Harewood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Stiliyan Petrov | 🇧🇬 | 46’ |
🔁 M Isaiah Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for W Ashley Young | 90’+1 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | GK Shay Given | 🇮🇪 | (GK Steve Harper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | M Joey Barton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (M Emre Belözoğlu | 🇹🇷 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Zat Knight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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LB José Enrique | 🇪🇸 |
CB Abdoulaye Faye | 🇸🇳 |
CF Mark Viduka | 🇦🇺 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11
Homegrown: 1/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/16
Homegrown: 3/16

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 7/16

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

Possession F | 44%
Possession A | 56%
Shots F | 18
Shots A | 6
Shots on Target F | 7
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 21
Fouls A | 12

MATCH QUOTES

“We had more drive and determination in the second half. “John Carew is a real handful and a super player and was outstanding and also scored a hat-trick. “Marlon Harewood has been waiting for his chance but every time he has come on he has had a major influence and he did that in this match. “I have got more confidence in the players than they have in themselves but it is getting there with time.” Martin O’Neill.

MATCH REPORT

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 9 February 2008

*Striker John Carew scored a hat-trick to help Aston Villa fight back from a goal down to beat Newcastle.* The visitors took an early lead thanks to Michael Owen whose deflected header beat Scott Carson at the near post. Defender Wilfred Bouma equalised for Villa with a low shot from 20 yards before Carew grabbed his first with a header from Ashley Young’s corner. Carew nodded in to make it 3-1 before he scored his third from the spot following Stephen Carr’s handball. The victory was a thoroughly deserved one for Martin O’Neill’s side who ended their run of three games without a win in emphatic fashion, while opposite number Kevin Keegan was left wondering where and when his first win would arrive following a shambolic collapse. It started well for KK when Owen gave the Magpies the lead, eluding his markers to head the ball, with the aid of a deflection from Gareth Barry, past Carson. Villa posed little threat in the first half but when they did it was often thanks to sloppy play from Newcastle. O’Neill’s men would have felt aggrieved they did not get the rub of the green when Barry’s goalbound shot from 20 yards seemed to strike the hand of Joey Barton in the area, with the Newcastle midfielder appearing to have also pushed Shaun Maloney to the ground. Villa were unlucky not to win the penalty but there were enough big cracks in Newcastle’s defence to give them the belief they could it around in the second half. The home side’s equaliser was not long in coming after the break when Bouma scored his first goal in 76 games. The Dutchman chanced his luck from 20 yards with a drilled low shot that deflected off the calf of Habib Beye and past Shay Given. Newcastle then imploded. Young, one of the shining lights in English football, delivered another great ball from a left-sided corner and found the lanky Carew, who did not need to leap to nod in his first. Villa had endured a miserable January but it must have felt like Christmas Day for them. And they soon unwrapped their third present thanks to Three Stooges-style defending from the visitors. Given had come off injured with a groin injury and been replaced by Steve Harper but he, like his team-mate, was not helped by his defence, who failed to clear a cross from the right and allowed Carew the simplest of chances from two yards. And Villa’s fightback was complete in the final minute of the match when they were awarded a penalty following Carr’s handball. Regular spot-kick specialist Barry stepped aside to allow Carew to grab his first hat-trick for the club. The Norway forward did not let his colleague, his team or himself down by rifling the ball past Harper. *Aston Villa boss Martin O’Neill:* “We had more drive and determination in the second half. “John Carew is a real handful and a super player and was outstanding and also scored a hat-trick. “Marlon Harewood has been waiting for his chance but every time he has come on he has had a major influence and he did that in this match. “I have got more confidence in the players than they have in themselves but it is getting there with time.”

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