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Game #5035

Aston Villa

Sunday, 30 August 2009

Won

8th (+4)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Fulham

Attendance: 32,917

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Fulham

Assist(s) | James Milner | 59โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa put their European disappointment behind them to record successive Premier League victories following their opening day defeat.

KEY MAN

Gabby Agbonlahor celebrates putting Villa two up, Sunday, 30 August 2009.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 30 August 2009

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Ciaran Clark
โšฝ | 3โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, John Pantsil
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Fulham
โšฝ | 59โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by James Milner
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Nigel Reo-Coker, Sub on, John Carew
๐ŸŸจ | 85โ€™ Booking, Steve Sidwell
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Fulham

ON THIS DAY

Villa make it three wins in a row for the first time since January and climb to 8th in the table as centre back Ciaran Clark, 19, make his debut after coming through the ranks as a schoolboy and signing professional forms with the club in July 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

Fulham

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

Fulham

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2009-10 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Game | #3 |
Manager Game | #143 |
Sunday, 30 August 2009

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Steve Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1995-2010
Kick off: 4.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 143 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 57 ๐ŸŸจ | 45 ๐ŸŸฅ 41 | 1.51

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Steve Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1995-2010
Matches Officiated: 31
๐ŸŸฉ : 13
๐ŸŸจ : 7
๐ŸŸฅ : 11
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 15 Mar 09, Villa 1-2 Tottenham (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Martin Yerby, Mike Mullarkey

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Fulham

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill hands a debut to Ciaran Clark and recalls Brad Friedel, Nigel Reo-Coker, Gabriel Agbonlahor and Steve Sidwell as John Carew, Brad Guzan, Emile Heskey, Fabian Delph and Curtis Davies (injury) make way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.31 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 38.31 |

Youngest Player |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 19.94 |

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 Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸข |
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steve Sidwell | 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 |

MANAGER

Roy Hodgson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Fulham

GK Mark Schwarzer | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
LB Paul Konchesky | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Aaron Hughes (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Brede Hangeland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB John Paintsil | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
M Dickson Etuhu | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Jonathan Greening | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Damien Duff | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Diomansy Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
CF Clint Dempsey | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Erik Nevland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | (CF Andy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 72โ€™ |โ€‹

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Erik Nevland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | (CF Andy Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Pascal Zuberbรผhler | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
RB Stephen Kelly | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Chris Smalling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Chris Baird | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Zoltรกn Gera | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Bjorn Helge Riise | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |

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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: 1/11

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 : 10/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 4/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 43%
Possession A | 57%
Shots F | 9
Shots A | 6
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 9
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 9

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œItโ€™s pleasing to have won at home because our home form wasnโ€™t fantastic last season." Martin O'Neill.

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