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Game #4992

Aston Villa

Sunday, 26 October 2008

Won

5th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Wigan Athletic

Attendance: 20,249

JJB Stadium

Wigan Athletic

0-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | John Carew | 57โ€™ | Gabriel Agbonlahor | 62โ€™ | James Milner | 90โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa destroy future Villa boss Steve Bruce's Wigan on their own patch against a side littered with former Birmingham players, to make it five wins in nine Premier League games and 5th in the table.

KEY MAN

Gareth Barry secures from the spot to give Villa the lead as they hammer Wigan at the JJB, Sunday, 26 October 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 26 October 2008

โšฝ | 22โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Gareth Barry (pen)
๐ŸŸจ | 31โ€™ Booking, Luke Young
๐ŸŸจ | 44โ€™ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Wigan Athletic 0-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 54โ€™ Sub off, Gareth Barry, Sub on, John Carew
โšฝ | 57โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by John Carew
โšฝ | 62โ€™ Goal, 3-0, John Carew, Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ” | 78โ€™ Sub off, Luke Young, Sub on, Curtis Davies
๐Ÿ” | 84โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Steve Sidwell
โšฝ | 90โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Steve Sidwell, Assist by James Milner
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Wigan Athletic 0-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa return to League action in style and hammer future boss Steve Bruce's Wigan on home turf to climb back to 5th in the table.

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

Wigan Athletic

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wigan Athletic

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Game | #9 |
Manager Game | #100 |
Sunday, 26 October 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Mike Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Chester, 1997-2018
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 100 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 39 ๐ŸŸจ | 34 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.51

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Chester, 1997-2018
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Adam Watts, Michael Murphy

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Wigan Athletic

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.55 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 37.47 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.05 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

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

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Wigan Athletic

GK Chris Kirkland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Emerson Boyce | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Titus Bramble | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Maynor Figueroa | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Paul Scharner | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |
M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Wilson Palacios | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Olivier Kapo | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
W Daniรซl de Ridder | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Amr Zaki | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | for M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 54โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 78โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 84โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Michael Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Olivier Kapo | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (M Jason Koumas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Daniรซl de Ridder | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | (RB Ryan Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mike Pollitt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tomasz Cywka | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
W Kevin Kilbane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Henri Camara | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |

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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 : 12/18
Homegrown: 3/18

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 : 4/11

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 : 8/18

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 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

Possession F | 42%
Possession A | 58%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 21
Shots on Target F | 7
Shots on Target A | 5
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 16

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œIt was a great performance and a result I had not expected. โ€œWith us having played on Thursday night, it was a concern, but there were some terrific performances all told. โ€œI was worries about todayโ€™s game so for us to win today in the manner that we did was great. โ€œWe have competition for places which is something that two years ago at Villa we didnโ€™t have so thatโ€™s encouraging.โ€ Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT