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Game #5038

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Won

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

League Cup

Cardiff City

Attendance: 22,527

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-0

Cardiff City

Assist(s) | John Carew | 3' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Martin O'Neill makes his customary changes for the Cup as Villa squeeze past Championship side Cardiff at Villa Park with Peter Whittingham and Riccardo Scimeca being welcomed back to their boyhood club. Peter Enckelman also returned but everyone looked a little embarrassed.

KEY MAN

Gabby Agbonlahor, scored his fourth in four to win it for Villa yet again, Wednesday, 23 September 2009.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

โšฝ | 3โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by John Carew
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Cardiff City
๐ŸŸจ | 61โ€™ Booking, Fabian Delph
๐ŸŸจ | 77โ€™ Booking, Habib Bรจye
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Craig Gardner, Sub on, Marc Albrighton
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Cardiff City

ON THIS DAY

As Peter Enckelman, Riccardo Scimeca and Peter Whittingham return to Villa Park, Gabby Agbonlahor's fourth goal in four games wins it for Villa once again. Meanwhile, left back Nicky Shorey made his final appearance for Villa aged 28 before moving on to West Bromwich Albion for a fee of ยฃ1,620,000 in August 2010. Shorey made 39 appearances following his ยฃ3,960,000 13 months earlier.

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

Cardiff City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1926-27

FIXTURE HISTORY

Cardiff City

Previous 5 vs. Cardiff: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2009-10 |
Matchday | #8 |
Manager Game | #146 |
Wednesday, 23 September 2009

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 146 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 60 ๐ŸŸจ | 45 ๐ŸŸฅ 41 | 1.54

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Kevin Hayward, Guy Stretton

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Cardiff City

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Habib Bรจye, Nicky Shorey, Fabian Delph, Brad Guzan and Craig Gardner replace Richard Dunne, Stephen Warnock, Steve Sidwell, Ashley Young and Brad Friedel.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.39 |

Oldest Player |
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | 32.70 |

Youngest Player |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.85 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Dave Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Cardiff City

GK Peter Enckelman (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
LB Tony Capaldi | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Gรกbor Gyepes | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Anthony Gerrard | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Riccardo Scimeca (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Adam Matthews | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Gavin Rae | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Chris Burke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Joe Ledley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
W Peter Whittingham (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jay Bothroyd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W Marc Abrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 79โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Riccardo Scimeca (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Michael Chopra | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Gavin Rae | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (M Aaron Wildig | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK David Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB Miguel Comminges | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Paul Quinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Mark Hudson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Josh Magennis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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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 : 10/18
Homegrown: 5/18

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 : 7/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Bomb Squad | 1 |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

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

๐Ÿ”ด LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 2008-10 | ๐Ÿ•’ 39 | 37 (2) | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 1 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 29 | #808 |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 54%
Possession A | 46%
Shots F | 7
Shots A | 17
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 12
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 17
Fouls A | 13

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œAgbonlahor is on fire." Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT