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Game #4993

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Won

4th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 35,985

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-2

Blackburn Rovers

Assist(s) | James Milner | 64โ€™ | Ashley Young | 87โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it consecutive League wins and six in the first ten of the Premier League campaign as Luke Young scores his first for the club.

KEY MAN

Luke Young celebrates his equaliser on the stroke of half time as Villa hit a last minute winner to beat Blackburn, Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 29 October 2008

๐Ÿฅ… | 30โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers), Stephen Warnock
โšฝ | 45โ€™+1 Goal, 1-1, Luke Young, Assist by Nicky Shorey
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn Rovers
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, John Carew
โšฝ | 64โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Gareth Barry, Assist by James Milner
๐Ÿ” | 83โ€™ Sub off, Nigel Reo-Coker, Sub on, Steve Sidwell
โšฝ | 87โ€™ Goal, 3-1, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+1 Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™+4 Goal, 3-2, (Blackburn Rovers), Brett Emerton
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 3-2 Blackburn Rovers

ON THIS DAY

Villa make is successive League wins to climb to 4th in the table after 10 games.

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

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2001-02

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Game | #10 |
Manager Game | #101 |
Wednesday, 29 October 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 101 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 40 ๐ŸŸจ | 34 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.52

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Matches Officiated: 3
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 12 Apr 08, Villa 6-0 Derby (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Stephen Child, Stephen Artis

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackburn Rovers

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up for the second successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.56 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 37.48 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.06 |

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

MANAGER

Paul Ince | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Blackburn Rovers

GK Paul Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Andrรฉ Oojier | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Christopher Samba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Ryan Nelsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
RB Danny Simpson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Morten Gamst Pedersen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
M Keith Andrews | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Carlos Villanueva | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
W Brett Emerton | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | โšฝ |
CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 83โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 90โ€™+1 |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | M Tugay KerimoฤŸlu | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | M Morten Gamst Pedersen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | (LB Martin Olsson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (CF Matt Derbyshire | 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 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jason Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Aaron Mokoena | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CF Robbie Fowler | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jason Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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 : 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 : 7/18

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 | 43%
Possession A | 57%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 15
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 7
Fouls A | 20

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe didnโ€™t play well at all. We never got going. โ€œWe looked very jaded and I was absolutely delighted because we conjured up a win from absolutely nothing. โ€œWe were second best in the first half. Blackburn passed the ball better than we did. When John Carew came on it did give us a bit more impetus.โ€ Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT