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Game #5153

Aston Villa

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Won

11th (+2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 27,084

Molineux

Wolves

2-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ciaran Clark | 51โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Vila win in the League for the first time in 2013 as another astute Alex McLeish signing makes the desired impact to deliver a sixth victory in twenty two Premier League matches.

KEY MAN

Darren Bent scored from the spot to put Villa ahead before Robbie Keane's brace gave Alex McLeish a sixth win in twenty two Premier League games, Saturday, 21 January 2012.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 21 January 2012

โšฝ | 11โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Darren Bent (pen)
๐Ÿฅ… | 21โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Michael Kightly
๐Ÿฅ… | 31โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), David Edwards
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Stephen Warnock
โšฝ | 51โ€™ Goal, 2-2, Robbie Keane, Assist by Ciaran Clark
โšฝ | 64โ€™ Goal, 3-2, Robbie Keane
๐ŸŸฅ | 75โ€™ Sending off, (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
๐Ÿ” | 87โ€™ Sub off, Gary Gardner, Sub on, Barry Bannan
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+1 Sub off, Robbie Keane, Sub on, Andreas Weimann
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Alex McLeish's Villa record their sixth win of the season as Robbie Keane scores a brace against his old club to send Villa up two places to 11th in the table.

In comparison Villa were languishing in 17th under Gรฉrard Houllier at the same stage in 2010-11.

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

Wolverhampton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2011-12 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Game | #21 |
Manager Game | #25 |
Saturday, 21 January 2012

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Alex McLeish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2011-2012
Referee: Michael Oliver | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2007-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 25 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ | 9 ๐ŸŸฅ 8 | 1.32

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Michael Oliver | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2007-
Matches Officiated: 6
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 2
๐ŸŸฅ : 2
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 25 Sep 11, Villa 1-1 QPR (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Jake Collin, Stephen Child

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Wolverhampton Wanderers

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Gary Gardner and Robbie Keane make their first starts for Villa in place of Stephen Ireland and Stephen Warnock.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.75 |

Oldest Player |
GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.78 |

Youngest Player |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.58 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darren Bent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
F Robbie Keane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Mick McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Wayne Hennessey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Stephen Ward | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Roger Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Christophe Berra | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB Kevin Foley | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M David Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Karl Henry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
M Emmanuel Frimpong | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Michael Kightly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Matt Jarvis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Steven Fletcher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 87โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | for F Robbie Keane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 90โ€™+1 |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Kevin Foley | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (CF Sylvain Ebanks-Blake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M David Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | (CB Richard Stearman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Emmanuel Frimpong | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | (M Nenad Milijaลก | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Nathan Baker | 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 Dorus De Vries | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB George Elokobi | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
M Stephen Hunt | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Kevin Doyle | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ55.13m
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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 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 : 10/18
Homegrown: 8/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ23.67m

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 : 8/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 3 |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Jermaine Jenas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 4 |
M Jean Makoun | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Olympiacos Piraeus
CB Shane Lowry | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Millwall
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leicester
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leeds

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

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

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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

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 51%
Possession A | 49%
Shots F | 11
Shots A | 13
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 9
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 12
Fouls F | 8
Fouls A | 11

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œNot many people shoot from outside the box, but Robbie had done that throughout his career. His goals were two sublime strikes. Weโ€™ve not explored the possibility of signing him permanently. Itโ€™s up to Robbie. If he feels he wants to come back to the Premier League Iโ€™m sure there will be a few clubs prepared to welcome him back with open arms. Iโ€™m sure we would.โ€ Alex McLeish.

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