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Game #5314

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Lost

20th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Swansea City

Attendance: 33,324

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Swansea City

Assist(s) | Gabriel Agbonlahor | 62โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the eighth time in ten Premier League games and the folly of retaining Tim Sherwood after his interim spell is laid bare as Villa make a desperate managerial change just twelve games into the season.

KEY MAN

Champions League pretender Leandro Bacuna helps get his manager sacked after one win in ten and Villa bottom, Sunday, 25 October 2015.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 October 2015

๐ŸŸจ | 31โ€™ Booking, Micah Richards
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Swansea City
โšฝ | 62โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jordan Ayew, Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿฅ… | 68โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Swansea City), Gylfi Sigurรฐsson
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, Jack Grealish, Sub on, Carles Gil
๐ŸŸจ | 77โ€™ Booking, Kieran Richardson
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Adama Traorรฉ
๐Ÿฅ… | 87โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Swansea City), Andrรฉ Ayew
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Swansea City

ON THIS DAY

Tim Sherwoodโ€™s Villa lose for the sixth successive Premier League game and for the seventeenth time in twenty eight matches under his leadership.

As a result, Villa dropped to bottom of the Premier League table, four points adrift of safety with ten games played.

Villa had failed to win any of their five home Premier League games and lost to a Swansea City side without an away win in 2015-16.

After twenty eight games, Sherwoodโ€™s reign was over, and Villa, who already looked dead certs for relegation faced a totally unnecessary mid season upheaval that could have been avoided had the club used the summer to appoint a manager capable of turning Villa around.

Sherwood, with huge amounts of goodwill, had already presided over nine defeats in sixteen as interim boss and any objective analysis of his 2014-15 campaign would have finished it there with a huge debt of gratitude at a seemingly inevitable relegation avoided.

Villa under Lerner however were nothing if not lazy and would always take the easy way out regardless of the impact on the club.

The folly of such an approach was laid bare once again.

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

Swansea City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2012-13

FIXTURE HISTORY

Swansea City

Previous 5 vs. Swansea: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Game | #10 |
Manager Game | #28 |
Saturday, 24 October 2015

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Borehamwood, 2015
Referee: Neil Swarbrick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 2005-2018
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 28 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 10 ๐ŸŸจ | 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 16 | 1.14

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Neil Swarbrick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 2005-2018
Matches Officiated: 13
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 5
๐ŸŸฅ : 6
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 14 Mar 15, Villa 4-0 Sunderland (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Michael Salisbury, Scott Ledger

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Swansea City

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Leandro Bacuna and Gabriel Agbonlahor replace Ashley Westwood and Carles Gil.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 27.67 |
Oldest Player: CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.21 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.13 |

MANAGER

Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Garry Monk | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Swansea City

GK ลukasz Fabiaล„ski | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Ashley Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Federico Fernรกndez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Kyle Naughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Sung-yeung Ki | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Jonjo Shelvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gylfi Sigurรฐsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Jefferson Montero | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Andrรฉ Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ |
CF Bafรฉtimbi Gomis | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | for M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 74โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | for CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Modou Barrow | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for W Jefferson Montero | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | 76โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Jack Cork | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Jonjo Shelvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF ร‰der | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for CF Bafรฉtimbi Gomis | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Josรฉ รngel Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Kristoffer Nordfeldt | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Kyle Bartley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB ร€ngel Rangel | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Leon Britton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ34.70m
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
Subs Cost: ยฃ12.78m
Team Cost: ยฃ47.48m
Squad Cost: ยฃ65.57m
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 : 8/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.90m |
GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.90m |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.68m |
FB Josรฉ รngel Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.54m |

CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.26m |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ8.10m |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ5.40m |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.25m |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ยฃ1.26m |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ9.00m |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ3.78m |

F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ10.80m |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ยฃ7.65m |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ38.49m
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 : 4/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ10.76m
Team Cost: ยฃ49.25m
Squad Cost: ยฃ51.21m
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
Homegrown: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Kristoffer Nordfeldt | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.73m |
GK ลukasz Fabiaล„ski | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Free |

RB Kyle Naughton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.64m |
RB ร€ngel Rangel | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.08m |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Federico Fernรกndez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ8.55m |
CB Kyle Bartley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.11m |
CB Ashley Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.43m |

M Gylfi Sigurรฐsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ8.64m |
M Sung-yeung Ki | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ6.00m |
M Jonjo Shelvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.95m |
M Jack Cork | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.42m |
M Leon Britton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.04m |

W Jefferson Montero | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | ยฃ4.28m |
W Modou Barrow | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ1.62m |
W Andrรฉ Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | Free |

CF ร‰der | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ5.72m |
CF Bafรฉtimbi Gomis | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

Out on Loan | 7 |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Porto
F Callum Robinson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Bristol City
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bournemouth
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bristol City
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Huddersfield
RB Janoi Donacien | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ | Newport
M Joe Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Coventry

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 | 48%
Possession A | 52%
Shots F | 9
Shots A | 10
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 6
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 8

MATCH QUOTES

โ€Iโ€™m disappointed with result. I didnโ€™t think we deserved to lose. We canโ€™t carry anyone because weโ€™re getting done. โ€œI said to the boys every one has to play to their maximum to get anything from a game. At the moment we are short. โ€œIf people donโ€™t give everything weโ€™ll come up short. โ€œThe boys gave everything. Thereโ€™s no shortage in desire but the quality is not quite there. โ€œWeโ€™re not world beaters. Our league position suggests were not and today wasnโ€™t our day. โ€œI am gutted we havenโ€™t got anything from the game. Itโ€™s not about me personally. โ€œI believe we will get out of it and this club will be in the Premier League next season. Iโ€™m expecting them to improve to win enough games.โ€ Tim Sherwood, Saturday, 24 October 2015. --- โ€œAm I going to be in the job next week? Iโ€™m not the person to ask. โ€œI feel like the club is in a hole. โ€œNo, itโ€™s out of my control. โ€œI can only control what I can control, and on Monday Iโ€™ll be working as hard Iโ€™ve done since I came to this club. โ€œIโ€™ll just turn my phone off. Tim Sherwood, Saturday, 24 October 2015. --- โ€œThe board believes the results on the pitch were simply not good enough and that a change is imperative.โ€ Club Statement, Sunday, 25 October 2015.

MATCH REPORT