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Game #5096

Aston Villa

Sunday, 31 October 2010

Drew

14th (-4)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Birmingham City

Attendance: 40,688

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-0

Birmingham City

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa fail to score for the third consecutive Premier League game under Gรฉrard Houllier and are winless in four as they fall back to 14th in the table.

KEY MAN

Nigel Reo-Coker takes time out from his running battle with Craig Gardner to focus on the ball as Villa fail to score for the third time in four winless Premier League games under Gรฉrard Houllier, Sunday, 31 October 2010.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 31 October 2010

๐ŸŸจ | 45โ€™+2 Booking, Stephen Warnock
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Birmingham City
๐Ÿ” | 58โ€™ Sub off, Steve Sidwell, Sub on, Barry Bannan
๐ŸŸจ | 78โ€™ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Nigel Reo-Coker, Sub on, John Carew
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-0 Birmingham City

ON THIS DAY

Villa fail to score for the third successive League game under Gรฉrard Houllier and after 10 games have a record of P10 W3 D3 L4 as they fell back to 14th in the table - their lowest position of the season. Meanwhile, Steve Sidwell made his final appearance for Villa aged 27 before moving on to Fulham for a fee of ยฃ540,000 in January 2011. Villa had paid Chelsea ยฃ5,670,000 for Sidwellโ€™s services in July 2008 and made 64 appearances, 27 of which were as a substitute and scored 4 goals.

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

Birmingham City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1962-63

FIXTURE HISTORY

Birmingham City

Previous 5 vs. Birmingham: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2010-11 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Game | #10 |
Manager Game | #7 |
Sunday, 31 October 2010

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Gรฉrard Houllier | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Thรฉrouanne, 2010-2011
Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Kick off: 12.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Gรฉrard Houllier | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 7 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 3 ๐ŸŸจ | 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 2 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Matches Officiated: 19
๐ŸŸฉ : 6
๐ŸŸจ : 8
๐ŸŸฅ : 5
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 10 Apr 10, Villa 0-3, Chelsea (n) ๐Ÿ†˜
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Stephen Child, Jake Collin

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Birmingham City

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Luke Young, Stephen Warnock, Richard Dunne, Stewart Downing, Emile Heskey and James Collins replace Eric Lichaj, Barry Bannan, Carlos Cuรฉllar, Habib Bรจye, Marc Albrighton and Stephen Ireland.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.91 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 39.48 |

Youngest Player |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 21.19 |

MANAGER

Gรฉrard Houllier | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Stewart Downing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Alex McLeish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Birmingham City

GK Ben Foster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Stephen Carr | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Liam Ridgewell (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Roger Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Scott Dann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Sebastian Larsson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Craig Gardner (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿคก |
M Barry Ferguson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Keith Fahey (yth) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Aleksandr Hleb | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Nikola ลฝigiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 58โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Aleksandr Hleb | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ | (CF Cameron Jerome | 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 Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Eric Lichaj | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Maik Taylor | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
RB Stuart Parnaby | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jean Beausejour | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Michel | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Lee Bowyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Kevin Phillips (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ68.13m
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 : 8/11
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: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ33.80m

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

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 : 11/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

Bomb Squad | 1 |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

Out on Loan | 1 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leicester

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

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

๐Ÿ”ด M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 2008-10 | ๐Ÿ•’ 64 | 37 (27) | โšฝ 4 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 2 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 29 | #806 |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 55%
Possession A | 45%
Shots F | 7
Shots A | 10
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 6
Corners F | 1
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 13
Fouls A | 11

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œIt is about players and staff. We do have a job on our hands. We know we can play better football, but whether it is possible in derbies I donโ€™t know.โ€ โ€œHe (Ireland) needs to work harder. He played against Chelsea and did well, then played against Sunderland and was not good enough for me. โ€œThe skill is one thing but you need to compete. It is a difficult period for him but we will support him and back him. Heโ€™s come to a new club with a different manager in between. โ€œWe know he is a good player but I donโ€™t want to have players who say โ€˜heโ€™s a good player butโ€ฆโ€™ If you say: โ€˜heโ€™s a good player but he doesnโ€™t defend, but he doesnโ€™t run back, but he loses too many balls in crucial areasโ€™ thatโ€™s difficult. He needs to get rid of these โ€˜butsโ€™ and be a good player.โ€ Gรฉrard Houllier.

MATCH REPORT