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Game #4976

Aston Villa

Saturday, 19 July 2008

Drew

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Intertoto Cup 3rd Round

Odense Boldklub

Attendance: 12,000

Fionia Park

Odense Boldklub

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ashley Young | 7' | 76' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa open the season after a break of just two months as they travel to Denmark for the Intertoto Cup and concede a last minute equaliser to leave the tie in the balance.

KEY MAN

Martin Laursen, man of the match as Villa concede a late equaliser in Denmark, Saturday, 19 July 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 19 July 2008

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Steve Sidwell
โšฝ | 7โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Carew, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿฅ… | 25โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Odense Boldklub), Steve Sidwell o.g.
๐ŸŸจ | 29โ€™ Booking, John Carew
๐ŸŸจ | 32โ€™ Booking, Ashley Young
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Odense Boldklub 1-1 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 76โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Martin Laursen, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Steve Sidwell, Sub on, Wayne Routledge
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Odense Boldklub), Anders Mรถller Christensen
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Odense Boldklub 2-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Midfielder Steve Sidwell made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Chelsea for a fee of ยฃ5,670,000 earlier this month.

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

Odense Boldklub

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
Danish Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Danish Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2006-07

FIXTURE HISTORY

Odense Boldklub

Previous 5 vs. Odense: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #1 |
Manager Game | #84 |
Saturday, 19 July 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Andrea De Marco | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Chiavari, 2007-2013
Kick off: 7.05pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 84 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 30 ๐ŸŸจ | 30 ๐ŸŸฅ 24 | 1.43

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Andrea De Marco | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Chiavari, 2007-2013
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Renato Faverani, Riccardo Di Fiore

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Odense Boldklub

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill hands a debut to Steve Sidwell with Stuart Taylor recalled in goal following Scott Carson's departure.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.52 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |31.41 |

Youngest Player |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.66 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | โšฝ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | ๐Ÿ” |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |

MANAGER

Lars Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

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Odense Boldklub

GK Arkadiusz Onyszko | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Anders Mรถller Christensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | โšฝ |
CB Atle Roar Hรฅland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Thomas Helveg | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Chris Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Hans Henrik Andreasen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Ebsen Hansen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Henrik Hansen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
W Johan Absalonsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CF Djiby Fall | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
CF Bjรถrn Runstrรถm | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W Wayne Routledge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Ebsen Hansen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | (M Eric Djemba-Djemba (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Bjรถrn Runstrรถm | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | (W Christian Bolaรฑos | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Elliot Parish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Anders Lindegaard | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Espen Ruud | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
CB Jonas Troest | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Morten Bisgaard | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Matti Lund Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

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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 : 7/11
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 : 13/18
Homegrown: 5/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ : 8/13

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 M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"Villa offered little as Odense continued to attack, particularly down the left, where Gardner was often left exposed."

MATCH REPORT