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Game #4970

Aston Villa

Saturday, 5 April 2008

Won

7th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Bolton Wanderers

Attendance: 37,773

Villa Park

Aston Villa

4-0

Bolton Wanderers

Assist(s) | Ashley Young | 9โ€™ | Gareth Barry | 56โ€™ | 85โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa bounce back from three successive defeats to hammer Bolton at Villa Park and move back into 7th place in the Premier League table.

KEY MAN

Marlon Harewood celebrates scoring Villa's fourth as Bolton are put to the sword at Villa Park to end a run of three consecutive Premier League defeats, Saturday, 5 April 2008

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 5 April 2008

โšฝ | 9โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Gareth Barry, Assist by Ashley Young
๐ŸŸจ | 43โ€™ Booking, John Carew
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Bolton Wanderers
โšฝ | 56โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by Gareth Barry
โšฝ | 60โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
๐Ÿ” | 83โ€™ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Patrik Berger
โšฝ | 85โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Marlon Harewood, Assist by Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Wayne Routledge ๐ŸŸข
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 4-0 Bolton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

The Gareth Barry Show. Against a team that had caused Villa so much pain in recent seasons, Gareth Barry scored two and created two to end a run of three successive defeats as winger Wayne Routledge, 23, made his debut after having joined from Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of ยฃ1,530,000 in January 2008.

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

Bolton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1957-58

FIXTURE HISTORY

Bolton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #36 |
League Game | #33 |
Manager Game | #78 |
Saturday, 5 April 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 78 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 28 ๐ŸŸจ | 27 ๐ŸŸฅ 23 | 1.42

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022
Matches Officiated: 11
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 5
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 24 Feb 08, Villa 2-1 Reading (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Bolton Wanderers

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Zat Knight replaces Marlon Harewood.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.80 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 31.13 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.49 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Scott Carson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Gary Megson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Bolton Wanderers

GK Ali Al Habsi | ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
RB Grรฉtar Steinsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Andrew Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Gary Cahill (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Joey Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Danny Guthrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gavin McCann (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matthew Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Heidar Helguson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Kevin Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF El-Hadji Diouf | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 77โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 83โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Wayne Routledge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Joey Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (M Tamir Cohen | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ian Walker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Stelios Giannakopoulos | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Ivan Campo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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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 : 6/11
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 : 9/16
Homegrown: 2/16

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 : 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 : 7/16

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:

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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

๐ŸŸข W Wayne Routledge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 52%
Possession A | 48%
Shots F | 13
Shots A | 8
Shots on Target F | 6
Shots on Target A | 1
Corners F | 5
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 15
Fouls A | 12

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe got back to basics and we were terrific. โ€œWe had been scoring freely but then we recently hit the buffers. โ€œThe first goal was crucial and we got it through Gareth Barryโ€™s header and then our confidence came back. โ€œWe have not been able to keep a clean sheet to save our lives so it was very pleasing to get one.โ€ Martin Oโ€™Neill.

MATCH REPORT