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9 March 2024, Villa v Spurs, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
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2 March 2024, Villa v Luton, Kenilworth Road

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
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24 February 2024, Villa v Forest, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
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Referee: Lewis Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lancashire, 2024-
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Eddie Smart, Nick Greenhalgh. 
Fourth official: Darren England. 
VAR: John Brooks. 
Assistant VAR: Natalie Aspinall.

Lewis Smith takes charge of a Villa game and a Premier League match for the first time.
Smith was refereeing in the National League 12 months ago.

🟩 17 February 2024, Villa 2-1 Fulham, Craven Cottage

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Lewis Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lancashire, 2024-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 2’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🎥 | 2’ Goal disallowed for offside
⚽ | 22’ Goal, 0-1, (Fulham), Tim Ream
🎥 | 22’ Goal disallowed for offside
⚽ | 23’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins
🟨 | 33’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+8 HT Fulham 0-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 56’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🥅 | 63’ Goal, 2-1, (Fulham), Rodrigo Muniz
🟨 | 74’ Booking, Álex Moreno for a bad foul
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 90’+4 Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Tim Iroegbunam
🕒 | 90’+6 HT Fulham 1-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 26 January 2024, Villa 0-0 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Richard West. 
Fourth official: Tony Harrington. 
VAR: David Coote. 
Assistant VAR: Tim Wood.

🟥 11 February 2024, Villa 1-2 United, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 4.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 17’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Rasmus Højlund
💥 | 30’ United time-wasting, Villa pressing
💥 | 33’ United still time-wasting, Villa pressing
💥 | 35’ Blatant dive from Rasmus Højlund on edge of the area to relieve Villa pressing, escapes booking
💥 | 39’ Casemiro booked for Matty Cash tripping over his own feet, Villa pressing
💥 | 41’ Rare United attack wins a corner amidst Villa pressing
💥 | 44’ Villa pressing
💥 | 45’ Fernandes ‘goes through’ Leon Bailey as Villa continue pressing, escapes booking
💥 | 45’+1 Villa pressing
💥 | 45’+3 How Villa can be behind in this game and not several goals to the good already is mystifying
💥 | 45’+4 Álex Moreno with an ambitious penalty shout under pressure from Diogo Dalot
💥 | 45’+5 Mainoo booked for a bad foul on John McGinn as Villa continue to press
🟨 | 45’+5 Booking, Clément Lenglet booked for demanding a card for Mainoo’s foul
🕒 | 45’+6 HT Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United
💥 | 46’ United take off Luke Shaw after the torrid time he had under Villa’s attacking pressure in the first half
💥 | 49’ Point blank save from Onana to prevent Ollie Watkins opening Villa’s scoring
💥 | 55’ Villa pressing
💥 | 57’ Villa still pressing as Leon Bailey bamboozles Lindelöf
💥 | 58’ Villa still pressing as United’s desperate clearances continue
🟨 | 61’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
💥 | 63’ Villa still pressing as United clear Jacob Ramsey’s shot
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara (injury), Sub on, Moussa Diaby
⚽ | 67' Goal, 1-1, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Leon Bailey
💥 | 70’ Still Villa press looking for a second in quick succession
💥 | 71’ Another desperate block saves United from Douglas Luiz putting Villa ahead, Villa now have 18 shots, 7 on target compared to United's 12 and 2
🟨 | 71’ Booking, Moussa Diaby for a bad foul
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
💥 | 73’ Meanwhile United bring on defensive midfielder McTominay for forward Rashford as they try to stem the Villa flow
💥 | 77’ Villa’s pressing sees Onana and Dalot gift the ball to goalscorer Douglas Luiz but he can’t get his second
💥 | 80’ Villa’s pressing sees another lightening attack but Moussa Diaby is off target, Villa make it 20 shots this afternoon
🥅 | 86’ Goal, 1-2, (Manchester United), Totally against the run of play Scott McTominay scores a totally undeserved goal for United
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
💥 | 90’+2 More defensive subs for United, still Villa press, 22 shots, 10 on target and Villa are losing, madness
💥 | 90’+5 Villa press to the last as United, victors in points only, panic in desperation with every Villa attack.
🕒 | 90’+6 HT Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United
The most undeserved defeat in living memory.

Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 3 December 2023, Villa 2-2 Bournemouth, Vitality Stadium 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨

🟥 7 February 2024, Villa 1-3 Chelsea, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-2
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 11’ Goal, 0-1, (Chelsea), Conor Gallagher
🥅 | 21’ Goal, 0-2, (Chelsea), Nicolas Jackson
🟨 | 38’ Booking, Diego Carlos for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+2 HT Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea
🥅 | 54’ Goal, 0-3, (Chelsea), Enzo Fernández
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 72’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Tim Iroegbunam
🔁 | 88’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
⚽ | 90’+1 Goal, 1-3, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🕒 | 90’+5 HT Aston Villa 1-3 Chelsea

Referee: Paul Tierney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wigan, 2009-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 26 December 2022, Villa 1-3 Liverpool, Villa Park
Cards: 🟨
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Scott Ledger. 
Fourth official: Sam Barrott. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

Villa have been refereed on thirteen occasions by Paul Tierney and won just one - the 2018-19 Championship Play Off Final against Derby County.

🟩 3 February 2024, Villa 5-0 Sheffield United, Bramall Lane

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Paul Tierney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wigan, 2009-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 4-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 5-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 12’ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn
⚽ | 16’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
⚽ | 22’ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 30’ Goal, 4-0, Youri Tielemans
🕒 | 45+5’ HT Sheffield United 0-4 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
⚽ | 47’ Goal, 5-0, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Tim Iroegbunam
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Morgan Rogers 🟢
🕒 | 90+9’ FT Sheffield United 0-5 Aston Villa

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 
Last Match: 🟩 6 December 2023, Villa 1-0 Abu Dhabi, Villa Park 
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Lee Betts, Akil Howson. 
Fourth official: Michael Salisbury. 
VAR: Andy Madley. 
Assistant VAR: Harry Lennard.

Villa are unbeaten in every match in which John Brooks has officiated (11).

🟥 30 January 2024, Villa 1-3 Saudi Arabia, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 8.15pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

🥅 | 32’ Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Fabian Schär
🥅 | 36’ Goal, 0-2, (Newcastle United), Fabian Schär
🟨 | 39’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Aston Villa 0-2 Newcastle United
🥅 | 52’ Goal, 0-3, (Newcastle United), Álex Moreno o.g.
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 63’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 63’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
⚽ | 71’ Goal, 1-3, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 72’ Booking, Douglas Luiz
🟨 | 77’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🟨 | 90’+5 Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+10 FT Aston Villa 1-3 Newcastle United

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 7 January 2024, Villa 1-0 Boro, Riverside 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨

🟨 26 January 2024, Villa 0-0 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 7.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟨

⚽ | 12’ Goal, 1-0, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Moussa Diaby
🎥 | 15’ VAR disallows goal for handball
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Chelsea 0-0 Aston Villa
🟨 | 46’ Booking, Youri Tielemans for a bad foul
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🕒 | 90’+4 HT Chelsea 0-0 Aston Villa

Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010- 🆘
🆘 A truly awful performance from the officials with too many poor and contradictory decisions to mention, and the first half hadn't even finished. Things didn't improve.
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 17 December 2023, Villa 2-1 Brentford, Gtech Community Stadium 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Timothy Wood, Mark Scholes.
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor.
VAR: Paul Tierney.
Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

Referee Coote takes charge just weeks following the battle of West London as he proved to be “totally out of control, failed to clamp down early, gave Mee the benefit of the doubt, chaos ensued.” Breath duly held.

🟨 14 January 2024, Villa 0-0 Everton, Goodison Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨

💥 | 8’ Amadou Onana, not known for his subtlety in tackling goes in full force on Emi Martínez leaving Villa’s no. 1 prostrate on the ground. No action from the referee.
🔥 | 14’ Pickford saves Everton going one down as Watkins hits one after good work from Diaby
⚽ | 18’ Goal, 1-0, Álex Moreno
🎥 | 21’ VAR disallows goal after a three minute check for a clear and obvious error by the on-field referee. Clear and Obvious people. Leon Bailey ruled offside.
🔥 | 30’ Double chance for Villa from Watkins and McGinn
🟨 | 33’ Booking, Ollie Watkins, no offence committed but referee Coote saw blood around the Everton’s defender eye socket, stopped play and booked Watkins because he was the last player to be in a challenge with the player. Seriously poor performance today from the officials and we’re only half an hour in.
🎥 | 37’ VAR checks for an Everton penalty for a non-existent challenge on Calvert-Lewin.
💥 | 42’ Álex Moreno left with blood on his face, referee Coote takes no action as Everton’s Doucoure protests that play has been stopped and demands Moreno is sent off the pitch for treatment. Unbelievable.
💥 | 45’+1 Emi Martínez’s first saves of the game and they are two excellent ones in quick succession
💥 | 45’+5 Everton’s Coleman with a nasty challenge on Álex Moreno leaving the Villa player prostrate on the floor, referee Coote takes no action.
🕒 | 45’+8 HT Everton 0-0 Aston Villa
🟨 | 49’ Booking, Diego Carlos, throwing the ball away in protest at a throw in awarded to Everton
💥 | 52’ Everton’s Tarkowski and Mykolenko prostrate on the floor after a collision
💥 | 56’ Everton’s Garner prostrate on the floor
🔥 | 58’ Double chance for Villa from Diaby and Watkins
💥 | 61’ Tarkowski follows through on Moussa Diaby in the box, referee waves play on, no VAR review for what was a blatant penalty
🔥 | 61’ Pile driver from McGinn just wide after sublime work from Watkins
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
💥 | 70’ Everton’s Onana the latest opposition player to stop the game prostrate on the floor
💥 | 73’ Another vile Everton tackle, this time Tarkowski on Álex Moreno, Villa players, after an accumulation of frustration surround the defender…. Echoes of referee Coote’s last appalling performance in the battle of West London a month ago. Tarkowski booked, but so is Lenglet.
🟨 | 73’ Booking, Clément Lenglet for protesting
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Diego Carlos, Sub on, Matty Cash
🟨 | 75’ Booking, Youri Tielemans for a foul that pales in comparison to what has gone before. This is literally deja vu.
🔥 | 85’ Matty Cash’s shot is blocked at the last
🔥 | 86’ John McGinn’s shot is blocked at the last
🔥 | 87’ Jhon Durán gets to Matty Cash’s cross but it goes agonisingly wide
🔁 | 89’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔥 | 90’+2 Jhon Durán off target
💥 | 90’+5 Nicolò Zaniolo wins a corner, Referee Coote blows for a foul, Everton fans celebrate wildly
🕒 | 90’+8 FT Everton 0-0 Aston Villa

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016- 🆘
🆘 A totally inadquate performance from Robert Jones left Villa waiting until the last for a fair chance to win.
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 26 November 2023, Villa 2-1 Spurs, Tottenham Stadium
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

🟩 7 January 2024, Villa 1-0 Boro, Riverside

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩

💥 | 37’ Referee Jones fails to spot a challenge on top of Jacob Ramsey’s foot
🟨 | 37’ Booking, Ezri Konsa
🟨 | 40’ Booking, Leon Bailey, for disputing another poor decision from the officials
🕒 | 45’+2 HT Middlesbrough 0-0 Aston Villa
💥 | 53’ Ezri Konsa hits the woodwork from a corner
💥 | 59’ Clear penalty refused as Alex Moreno is fouled in the box
💥 | 63’ More ludicrous refereeing as Leon Bailey, just outside the box, shapes to shoot and is brought down, no free kick given, immediately after, the same tackle by a Villa player? Blown up for a foul.
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 70’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 70’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 70’ Sub off, Jhon Durán, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🟨 | 74’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
🟨 | 80’ Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul that clearly wasn’t
💥 | 75’ A blatant foul on Alex Moreno as he attacks down the left is unpunished
🟨 | 81’ Clement Lenglet booked for a non-existent foul
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 1-0, Matty Cash, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🕒 | 90’+5 FT Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Stuart Attwell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nuneaton, 2007- 🆘
🆘 The curious case of Attwell, it's not that he makes decisions against Villa, it's his complete inability to run a game with any sense, over-reaction and under-reaction in equal measure, interminable delays to decisions, he's just a very, very bad referee that consistently leaves all sides frustrated.
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 6 May 2023, Villa 0-1 Wolves, Molineux
Cards: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: James Mainwaring, Nick Hopton.
Fourth official: Tony Harrington.
VAR: Peter Bankes.
Assistant VAR: Eddie Smart.

🟩 30 December 2023, Villa 3-2 Burnley, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Stuart Attwell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nuneaton, 2007-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Full Time Result:
Full Time Score:
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

🟨 | 18’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for disputing referee Attwell’s failure to award a corner where the last touch was a Burnley player
⚽ | 28’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🥅 | 30’ Goal, 1-1, (Burnley), Zeki Amdouni
🥅 | 37’ Goal, 1-2, (Burnley), Lyle Foster
🎥 | 38’ VAR disallows Burnley goal for offside
⚽ | 42’ Goal, 2-1, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🎥 | 45’ VAR confirms Moussa Diaby’s goal after a three minute wait
🕒 | 45’+8 HT Aston Villa 2-1 Burnley
🟥 | 56’ Sending off, (Burnley), Sander Berge for a second yellow card, tug back
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Clément Lenglet, Sub on, Pau Torres
🥅 | 71’ Goal, 2-2, (Burnley), Lyle Foster
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Jhon Durán
💥 | 86’ Penalty awarded for a foul by Aaron Ramsey in the box
🟨 | 88’ Booking, Jacob Ramsey
🎥 | 89’ Three minutes later the penalty has still not been taken
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 3-2, Douglas Luiz, pen
🔁 | 90’+3 Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🟨 | 90’+6 Booking, Emiliano Martínez
🟨 | 90’+8 Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+11 FT Aston Villa 3-2 Burnley

Referee: Craig Pawson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 4 March 2023, Villa 1-0 Palace, Villa Park
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Richard West, Steve Meredith.
Fourth official: Rob Jones.
VAR: Stuart Attwell. 
Assistant VAR: Harry Lennard.

🟥 26 December 2023, Villa 2-3 Manchester United, Old Trafford

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Craig Pawson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 2-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

⚽ | 21’ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn
🎥 | 21’ VAR checks for offside against a goal scored direct from a free kick, goal confirmed
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 2-0, Leander Dendoncker, Assist by Clément Lenglet
🟨 | 45’+2 Booking, Jacob Ramsey for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+5 HT Manchester United 0-2 Aston Villa
🎥 | 49’ VAR disallows Manchester United a ‘goal’ for offside just after United make a last ditch header off the line to prevent Ollie Watkins putting Villa 3 up.
🔁 | 50’ Sub off, Lucas Digne (Injury), Sub on, Álex Moreno
🎥 | 55’ VAR reviews an inch perfect tackle from Emiliano Martínez, out of his box, clearing the ball.
💥 | 55’ Erik Ten Hag, Manchester United manager remonstrates for a red card for Emiliano Martínez
🥅 | 59’ Goal, 1-2, (Manchester United), Alejandro Garnacho
🎥 | 66’ VAR reviews for a Manchester United penalty for a Diego Carlos challenge on an offside player
🥅 | 71’ Goal, 2-2, (Manchester United), Alejandro Garnacho, deflected goal
🟨 | 74’ Booking, Diego Carlos for a bad foul
🔁 | 77’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 77’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🥅 | 82’ Goal, 2-3, (Manchester United), Rasmus Højlund
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Tim Iroegbunam
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 87’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+10 HT Manchester United 3-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006- 🆘
🆘 A surprisingly poor performance from a normally balanced referee, total submission to VAR whilst failing to officiate over the opposition's manhandling tactics. Poor stuff.
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 20 August 2023, Villa 4-0 Everton, Villa Park
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn.
Fourth official: Darren Bond.
VAR: John Brooks
Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin.

🟨 22 December 2023, Villa 1-1 Sheffield United, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨

💥 | 11’ Ollie Watkins pushed to the ground in the box by Vinicius Souza, Referee Taylor denies penalty
🎥 | 12’ VAR rules no penalty as the error, although admitted, was not “clear and obvious”. Yep really.
🎥 | 14’ VAR rules a handball in the box by a Sheffield United player is not a penalty
💥 | 19’ Handball in the area by a Sheffield United player, no VAR review
🕒 | 45’+3 HT Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield United
🟨 | 49’ Booking, Leon Bailey for a bad foul
⚽ | 59’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey
🎥 | 62’ VAR disallows goal after a 3 minute review for foul on the goalkeeper. “Although not immediately clear, replays showed Ramsey had held Foderingham's arm at the set piece.” Clear and obvious?
💥 | 72’ Another Handball in the area by a Sheffield United player
🎥 | 72’ VAR again rules a handball in the box by a Sheffield United player is not a penalty
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🎥 | 86’ VAR review for a red card offence for a Jhon Durán that did not even constitute a foul.
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield United), Cameron Archer
🟨 | 90’+5 Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo, Arguing with the referee for what was a terrible performance from the officials
⚽ | 90’+7 Goal, 1-1, Nicolò Zaniolo, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🟨 | 90’+10 Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+11 HT Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield United

Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010- 🆘
🆘 Totally out of control, failed to clamp down early, gave Mee the benefit of the doubt, chaos ensued.
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 22 October 2023, Villa 4-1 West Ham, Villa Park
Cards: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Tim Wood, Lee Betts.
Fourth official: Simon Hooper.
VAR: Craig Pawson.
Assistant VAR: Unknown.

🟩 17 December 2023, Villa 2-1 Brentford, Gtech Community Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

🥅 | 45’ Goal, 0-1, Brentford, Keane Lewis-Potter
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Brentford 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 60’ Ben Mee is only booked for another horror tackle to add to his repertoire of on-field violence
🎥 | 70’ VAR intervenes and instructs Referee Coote to review
🟥 | 71’ Mee is deservedly sent off
💥 | 72’ Neil Maupay dives in the area attempting to win a penalty
🎥 | 72’ VAR intervenes and rules no pen but no sanction for the dive
⚽ | 77’ Goal, 1-1, Álex Moreno, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 80’ Booking, Leon Bailey for a bad foul
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Pau Torres, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
⚽ | 85’ Goal, 2-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Boubabcar Kamara
💥 | 85’ The shocking petulance of thuggish Brentford boils over following Watkins’ goal… the Ben Mee effect in full view. Villa are punished with a brace of yellows.
🟨 | 86’ Booking, Ezri Konsa
🟨 | 87’ Booking, Jhon Durán
💥 | 90’ Referee Coote signals 10 minutes of injury time
💥 | 90’+7 Brentford aggression boils over again and Villa are punished.
🟥 | 90’+7 Sending off, Boubacar Kamara for violent conduct
🟨 | 90’+8 Booking, Emiliano Martínez for dragging Maupay up after yet another dive.
🟨 | 90’+9 Booking, Unai Emery is booked by out of control Coote for protesting
🕒 | 90’+13 FT Brentford 1-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Balázs Berke | 🇭🇺 | Nagykanizsa, 2023-
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None 
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Vencel Tóth | 🇭🇺 | Balázs Szert | 🇭🇺 |
Fourth official: Gergo Bogár | 🇭🇺 |
VAR: Tamás Bognár | 🇭🇺 |
Assistant VAR: Ferenc Karakó | 🇭🇺 |

🟨 14 December 2023, ECL, Villa 1-1 Zrinjski

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Referee: Balázs Berke | 🇭🇺 | Nagykanizsa, 2023-
Kick off: 5.45pm
Half Time Score: 0-0
Full Time Result: Drew
Full Time Score: 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Filip Marschall
🟨 | 37’ Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+3 HT HŠK Zrinjski Mostar 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 58’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, John McGinn
🔁 | 58’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 1-0, Nicolò Zaniolo, Assist by John McGinn
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Pau Torres, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Tommi O’Reilly 🟢
🟨 | 84’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🥅 | 87’ Goal, 1-1, (HŠK Zrinjski Mostar) Matija Malekinusic
🕒 | 90’+4 HT HŠK Zrinjski Mostar 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 5 November 2023, Villa 0-2 Forest, City Ground
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Darren Cann, James Mainwaring. 
Fourth official: Graham Scott. 
VAR: Michael Salisbury. 
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟩 9 December 2023, Villa 1-0 Arsenal, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 7’ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Leon Bailey
🕒 | 45’+3 HT Aston Villa 1-0 Arsenal
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Leon Bailey (Injury), Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🎥 | 48’ Arsenal’s Jesus dives for a penalty, not given
🟨 | 53’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a Bad foul
🔁 | 56’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans (Injury), Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 62’ Booking, Douglas Luiz
🎥 | 63’ Arsenal’s Saka overplays his injury in an effort to get Lucas Digne sent off
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🟨 | 73’ Booking, John McGinn for a Bad foul
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🟨 | 88’ Booking, Diego Carlos for a Bad foul
💥 | 90’ Deliberate handball by Arsenal’s Havertz to ‘score’. Disallowed on field.
🎥 | 90’+3 VAR still checks, wastes everyone’s time, goal disallowed
💥 | 90’+7 foul by Arsenal’s Havertz on Emiliano Martínez, Emi knows what to do
🕒 | 90’+9 FT Aston Villa 1-0 Arsenal

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 29 October 2023, Villa 3-1 Luton, Villa Park
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Lee Betts, Akil Howson.
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor.
VAR: Paul Tierney.
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟩 6 December 2023, Villa 1-0 Abu Dhabi, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 8.15pm
HT Score: 0-0
FT Result: Won
FT Score: 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

🕒 | 45’+3 HT Aston Villa 0-0 Manchester City
🟨 | 60’ Booking, Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 74’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
💥 | 86’ Douglas Luiz’s shot cannons off the woodwork
🟨 | 87’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | 90’+6 FT Aston Villa 1-0 Manchester City

Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018- 🆘
🆘 Poor VAR management and an embarrassing failure to stop Bournemouth time-wasting
Previous 5: 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 25 April 2023, Villa 1-0 Fulham, Villa Park
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Neil Davies, Mat Wilkes.
Fourth official: James Bell. 
VAR: Chris Kavanagh. 
Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton.

🟨 3 December 2023, Villa 2-2 Bournemouth, Vitality Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 2-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

🥅 | 10’ Goal, 0-1, (AFC Bournemouth), Antoine Semenyo
⚽ | 20’ Goal, 1-1, Leon Bailey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 22’ Goal, 2-1, Diego Carlos
🎥 | 25’ VAR disallows goal for off-side after 3 minutes
🟨 | 30’ Booking, Pau Torres for a bad foul
🟨 | 43’ Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+10 HT AFC Bournemouth 1-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🥅 | 52’ Goal, 1-2, (AFC Bournemouth), Dominic Solanke
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
💥| 83’ AFC Bournemouth’s Milos Kerkez refuses to leave the pitch after being substituted for injury
🟨 | 84’ Referee Bramall books Jhon Durán for manhandling Kerkez off. Bramall belatedly books Kerkez.
⚽ | 90’ Goal, 2-2, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Moussa Diaby
🕒 | 90’+6 FT AFC Bournemouth 2-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Marco Di Bello | 🇮🇹 | Brindisi, 2018-
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Davide Imperiale | 🇮🇹 | Giovanni Baccini | 🇮🇹 |
Fourth official: Matteo Marchetti | 🇮🇹 |
VAR: Gianluca Aureliano | 🇮🇹 |
Assistant VAR: Lorenzo Maggioni | 🇮🇹 |

🟩 30 November 2023, ECL, Villa 2-1 Legia, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Marco Di Bello | 🇮🇹 | Brindisi, 2018-
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 4’ Goal, 1-0, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🥅 | 20’ Goal, 1-1, (Legia Warszawa), Ernest Muçi
🟨 | 36’ Booking, Moussa Diaby for a bad foul
🟨 | 41’ Booking, Douglas Luiz
🕒 | 45’+1 HT Aston Villa 1-1 Legia Warszawa
🟨 | 53’ Booking, Youri Tielemans for a bad foul
⚽ | 58’ Goal, 2-1, Álex Moreno, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🟨 | 90+2’ Booking, Jhon Durán for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+5 HT Aston Villa 2-1 Legia Warszawa

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟨 8 October 2023, Villa 1-1 Wolves, Molineux
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Tim Wood, Wade Smith. 
Fourth official: Tim Robinson. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: James Mainwaring.

🟩 26 November 2023, Villa 2-1 Spurs, Tottenham Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Half Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

🥅 | 22’ Goal, 0-1, (Tottenham Hotspur), Giovani Lo Celso
⚽ | 24’ Goal, 1-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Lucas Digne
🎥 | 25’ VAR disallows goal for off-side after 3 minutes
🟨 | 27’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
🟨 | 38’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🟨 | 41’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
⚽ | 45’+7 Goal, 1-1, Pau Torres, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🕒 | 45’+10 HT Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 2-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🟨 | 82’ Booking, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 90’+2 Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 90’+2 Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🕒 | 90’+8 HT Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 3 September 2023, Villa 0-3 Liverpool, Anfield
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Simon Long.
Fourth official: Darren England.
VAR: Michael Oliver. 
Assistant VAR: Dan Robathan.

🟩 12 November 2023, Villa 3-1 Fulham, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

💥 | 7’ Penalty awarded to Villa for handball which clears the ball out for a corner
🎥 | 9’ VAR review overturns penalty kick after 2 minuts
💥 | 9’ Referee Hooper restarts play with a drop ball to…. Fulham`
⚽ | 27’ Goal, 1-0, Antonee Robinson o.g
⚽ | 42’ Goal, 2-0, John McGinn
🕒 | 45’+6 HT Aston Villa 2-0 Fulham
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Leon Bailey
⚽ | 64’ Goal, 3-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 66’ Booking, Ollie Watkins for a bad foul
🥅 | 70’ Goal, 3-1, (Fulham), Raúl Jiménez
🟨 | 83’ Booking, Ezri Konsa
🕒 | 90’+8 HT Aston Villa 3-1 Fulham

Referee: Luis Godinho | 🇵🇹 | Borba, 2014-
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None
Assistants: Rui Teixeira | 🇵🇹 | Pedro Almeida | 🇵🇹 |
Fourth official: Helder Filipe | 🇵🇹 |
VAR: Hugo Miguel | 🇵🇹 |
Assistant VAR: Helder Malheiro | 🇵🇹 |

🟩 9 November 2023, ECL, Villa 2-1 AZ, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Luis Godinho | 🇵🇹 | Borba, 2014-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 3’ Goal, 1-0, Clément Lenglet, Assist by Leon Bailey
🎥 | 3’ VAR Review
💥 | 3’ Disallowed, 0-0, Goal incorrectly disallowed for offside
🕒 | 45’+3 HT Aston Villa 0-0 AZ Alkmaar
🥅 | 52’ Goal, 0-1, (AZ Alkmaar), Vangelis Pavlidis
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 1-1, Diego Carlos, Assist by Leon Bailey
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
⚽ | 81’ Goal, 2-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Diego Carlos, Sub on, Pau Torres
🕒 | 90’+6 HT Aston Villa 2-1 AZ Alkmaar

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 24 Sep 23, Villa 1-0 Chelsea (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Darren Cann, Derek Eaton. 
Fourth official: Paul Tierney.
VAR: Stuart Attwell.
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts.

🟥 5 November 2023, Villa 0-2 Forest, City Ground

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 0-2
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 5’ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest), Ola Aina
🕒 | 45’+5 HT Nottingham Forest 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🥅 | 47’ Goal, 0-2, (Nottingham Forest), Orel Mangala
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🟨 | 64’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🕒 | 90’+7 HT Nottingham Forest 2-0 Aston Villa

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 20 May 23 Villa 1-1 Liverpool (a) 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Lee Betts, Akil Howson.
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor.
VAR: Rob Jones.
Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin.

🟩 29 October 2023, Villa 3-1 Luton, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 17’ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🟨 | 28’ Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+2 HT Aston Villa 1-0 Luton Town
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
⚽ | 49’ Goal, 2-0, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 51’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
⚽ | 62’ Goal, 3-0, Tom Lockyer o.g.
🟨 | 71’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🥅 | 83’ Goal, 3-1, (Luton Town), Emiliano Martínez o.g.
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🕒 | 90’+5 FT Aston Villa 3-1 Luton Town

Referee: Sven Jablonski | 🇩🇪 | Bremen, 2008-
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Lasse Koslowski | 🇩🇪 | Eduard Beitinger | 🇩🇪 |
Fourth official: Tobias Reichel | 🇩🇪 |
VAR: Daniel Siebert | 🇩🇪 |
Assistant VAR: Benjamin Cortus | 🇩🇪 |

🟩 26 October 2023, ECL, Villa 4-1 AZ, AFAS Stadion

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Sven Jablonski | 🇩🇪 | Bremen, 2008-
Kick off: 5.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 4-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 13’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey
⚽ | 23’ Goal, 2-0, Youri Tielemans, Assist by John McGinn
🟨 | 45’+1 Booking, Clément Lenglet, Bad foul
🕒 | 45’+5 HT AZ Alkmaar 0-2 Aston Villa
⚽ | 51’ Goal, 3-0, Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 56’ Goal, 4-0, John McGinn, Assist by Leon Bailey
🥅 | 65’ Goal, 4-1, (AZ Alkmaar), Ibrahim Sadiq
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 86’ Booking, Clément Lenglet
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🕒 | 90’+4 FT AZ Alkmaar 1-4 Aston Villa

Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 28 May 23 Villa 2-1 Brighton (h)
Cards: 🟨
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Mark Scholes.
Fourth official: Thomas Bramall.
VAR: Chris Kavanagh.
Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes.

🟩 22 October 2023, Villa 4-1 West Ham, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 4.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 4-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

⚽ | 30’ Goal, 1-0, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🕒 | 45’+3 HT Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham United
🎥 | 50’ Penalty, VAR confirms penalty to Villa
⚽ | 51’ Goal, 2-0, Douglas Luiz, penalty
🥅 | 56’ Goal, 2-1, West Ham United, Pau Torres o.g.
⚽ | 74’ Goal, 3-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by John McGinn
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 4-1, Leon Bailey, Assist by Youri Tielemans
🕒 | 90’+8 FT Aston Villa 4-1 West Ham United

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 18 Mar 23, Villa 3-0 Bournemouth (h) 🆘
Cards: None
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Wade Smith.
Fourth official: Paul Tierney. 
VAR: David Coote. 
Assistant VAR: Tim Wood.

Villa have lost eight of the eleven games that Robert Jones has officiated dating back to the FA Cup third round loss to Peterborough in January 2018.

Two of Jones’ last three matches officiating Villa have been rated as poor. 🆘.

🟨 8 October 2023, Villa 1-1 Wolves, Molineux

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨

🟨 | 6’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🟨 | 29’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+5 HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 53’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Hwang Hee-Chan
⚽ | 55’ Goal. 1-1, Pau Torres, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🟥 | 90’+4 Sending off, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Mario Lemina
💥 | 90’+14 Ollie Watkins hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box
🕒 | 90’+14 FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Urs Schnyder | 🇨🇭 | Escholzmatt LU, 2009-
Previous 5: -
Last Match: -
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Marco Zürcher | 🇨🇭 | Benjamin Zürcher | 🇨🇭 |
Fourth official: Sven Wolfensberger | 🇨🇭 |
VAR: Fedayi San | 🇨🇭 |
Assistant VAR: Lionel Tschudi | 🇨🇭 |

🟩 5 October 2023, ECL, Villa 1-0 Zrinjski, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Urs Schnyder | 🇨🇭 | Escholzmatt LU, 2009-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

🟨 | 24’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+2 HT Aston Villa 0-0 HŠK Zrinjski Mostar
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Jhon Durán, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🎥 | 55’ VAR Check, No Penalty
🟨 | 64’ Booking, Matty Cash
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Diego Carlos, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
⚽ | 90’+4 Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Matty Cash
🕒 | 90’+7 FT Aston Villa 1-0 HŠK Zrinjski Mostar

Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥 
Last Match: 12 Aug 23, Villa 1-5 Saudi Arabia (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Nick Hopton. 
Fourth official: Anthony Backhouse. 
VAR: Stuart Attwell. 
Assistant VAR: Derek Eaton.

🟩 30 September 2023, Villa 6-1 Brighton, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Kick off: 12.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 3-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 6-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

🟨 | 7’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
⚽ | 14’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Matty Cash
⚽ | 21’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Moussa Diaby
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 3-0, Own Goal, Pervis Estupiñán
🟨 | 32’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+6 HT Aston Villa 3-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
🥅 | 50’ Goal, 3-1, (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ansu Fati
🎥 | 50’ VAR Check, Goal given
🔁 | 57’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 58’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for time-wasting
⚽ | 65’ Goal, 4-1, Ollie Watkins, Assist by John McGinn
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Jhon Durán
⚽ | 85’ Goal, 5-1, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 90’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
💥 | 90’ Brighton re-start the game mid substitution without referee signal
🟨 | 90’+5 Booking, Jhon Durán
⚽ | 90’+7 Goal, 6-1, Douglas Luiz
🕒 | 90’+9 FT Aston Villa 6-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

Referee: Tony Harrington | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Cleveland, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 16 Sept 22, Villa 1-0 Southampton (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨

🟥 26 September 2023, EFL Cup, Villa 1-2 Everton, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Tony Harrington | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Cleveland, 2016-
Kick off: 7.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 15’ Goal, 0-1 (Everton), James Garner
🔁 | 31’ Sub off, Leon Bailey (injury), Sub on Nicolò Zaniolo
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Aston Villa 0-1 Everton
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Boubacar Kamara
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Jhon Durán, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🟨 | 46’ Booking, Ollie Watkins for time-wasting
🥅 | 50’ Goal, 0-2 (Everton), Dominic Calvert-Lewin
🟨 | 74’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Omari Kellyman
🟨 | 79’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for dissent
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 1-2, Boubacar Kamara
🟨 | 90’+4 Booking, Douglas Luiz for dissent
🕒 | 90’+6 FT Aston Villa 1-2 Everton

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 30 Apr 23, Villa 0-1 United (a)
Cards: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Darren Cann, Dan Robathan. 
Fourth official: Simon Hooper.
VAR: Andy Madley.
Assistant VAR: Nick Hopton.

🟩 24 September 2023, Villa 1-0 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

🟨 | 44’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+2 HT Chelsea 0-0 Aston Villa
🟥 | 58’ Sending Off, (Chelsea), Malo Gusto
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 75’ Sub Off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 75’ Sub Off, John McGinn, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 81’ Sub Off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 90’ Sub Off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub Off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 90’+1 Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
🟨 | 90’+4 Booking, Emiliano Martínez for time-wasting
🕒 | 90’+12 HT Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Vangelis Manouchos | 🇬🇷 | Argolida, 2016- 
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Konstantinos Nikolaidis | 🇬🇷 | Konstantinos Psarris | 🇬🇷 |
Fourth official: Anastasios Papapetrou | 🇬🇷 |
VAR: Agelos Evangelou | 🇬🇷 |
Assistant VAR: Aristotelis Diamantopoulos | 🇬🇷 |

🟥 21 September 2023, ECL, Villa 2-3 Legia, Wojska Polskiego

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Vangelis Manouchos | 🇬🇷 | Argolida, 2016-
Kick off: 6.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 2-2
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 2-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Clément Lenglet
🥅 | 3’ Goal, 0-1, (Legia Warszawa), Pawel Wszolek
⚽ | 6’ Goal, 1-1, Jhon Durán, Assist by Nicolò Zaniolo
🥅 | 26’ Goal, 1-2, (Legia Warszawa), Ernest Muci
⚽ | 38’ Goal, 2-2, Lucas Digne
🕒 | 45’+1 HT Legia Warszawa 2-2 Aston Villa
🥅 | 51’ Goal, 2-3, (Legia Warszawa), Ernest Muci
🟨 | 53’ Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for a bad foul
🔁 | 61’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 61’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
🔁 | 61’ Sub off, Jhon Durán, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Calum Chambers, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 70’ Booking, Moussa Diaby for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+6 HT Legia Warszawa 3-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Darren England | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Doncaster, 2015-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 4 Feb 23, Villa 2-4 Leicester (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Simon Bennett, Akil Howson. 
Fourth official: Steve Martin. 
VAR: Robert Jones. 
Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin.

🟩 16 September 2023, Villa 3-1 Palace, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Darren England | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Doncaster, 2015-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

🟨 | 17’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
⚽ | 34’ Goal, 1-0, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Pau Torres
💥 | 35’ Goal Disallowed by VAR, 0-0
🟨 | 45’+4 Booking, Nicolò Zaniolo for throwing the ball away
🕒 | 45’+6 HT Aston Villa 0-0 Crystal Palace
🥅 | 47’ Goal, 0-1, (Crystal Palace), Odsonne Édouard
🔁 | 57’ Sub off, Nicolò Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 58’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 86’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 1-1, Jhon Durán, Assist by Lucas Digne
💥 | 90’+3 Penalty (Aston Villa) awarded by onfield referee
💥 | 90’+4 Penalty confirmed by VAR
⚽ | 90’+8 Goal, 2-1, Douglas Luiz (penalty)
🔁 | 90’+10 Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
⚽ | 90’+11 Goal, 3-1, Leon Bailey, Assist by Moussa Diaby
🟨 | 90’+14 Booking, Leon Bailey for time-wasting
🟨 | 90’+15 Booking, Jhon Durán for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+17 HT Aston Villa 3-1 Crystal Palace

Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 18 Feb 23, Villa 2-4 Arsenal (h)
Cards: 🟨
Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Simon Long. 
Fourth official: Tony Harrington. 
VAR: Darren England. 
Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.

🟥 3 September 2023, Villa 0-3 Liverpool, Anfield

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-2
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 0-3
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 3’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool) Dominik Szoboszlai
🔁 | 19’ Sub off, Diego Carlos 🚑, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🥅 | 22’ Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool) Matty Cash o.g.
🟨 | 26’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Liverpool 2-0 Aston Villa
🥅 | 55’ Goal, 0-3, (Liverpool) Mohamed Salah
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo
🔁 | 72’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | 90’+4 HT Liverpool 3-0 Aston Villa

Referee: Luca Pairetto | 🇮🇹 | Nichelino, 2006-
Previous 5: 
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨
Assistants: Giovanni Baccini | 🇮🇹 | Alessio Berti | 🇮🇹 |
Fourth official: Davide Ghersini | 🇮🇹 |

🟩 31 August 2023, ECL, Villa 3-0 Hibs, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Luca Pairetto | 🇮🇹 | Nichelino, 2006-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Seb Revan, Omari Kellyman
⚽ | 11’ Goal, 1-0 (6-0), Jhon Durán, Assist by Pau Torres
⚽ | 34’ Goal, 2-0 (7-0), Leon Bailey, Assist by Omari Kellyman
🕒 | 45'+1 HT Aston Villa 2-0 Hibernian
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, John McGinn
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 3-0 (8-0), Matty Cash
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Jhon Durán, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 63’ Sub off, Pau Torres, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🕒 | 90’+8 FT Aston Villa 3-0 Hibernian

Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 22 Apr 23, Villa 1-1 Brentford (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Derek Eaton. 
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor. 
VAR: Darren Bond. 
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟩 27 August 2023, Villa 3-1 Burnley, Turf Moor

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 9’ Goal, 1-0, Matty Cash, Assist by Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 20’ Goal, 2-0, Matty Cash, Assist by Moussa Diaby
🕒 | 45’+3 HT Burnley 0-2 Aston Villa
🥅 | 46’ Goal, 2-1, (Burnley), Lyle Foster
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 3-1, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Lucas Digne
🔁 | 73’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Nicolò Zaniolo 🟢
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | 90’+6 HT Burnley 1-3 Aston Villa

Referee: Ricardo de Burgos | 🇪🇸 | Bilbao, 2011-
Previous 5: 
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Iker De Fransisco | 🇪🇸 | Jon Núñez | 🇪🇸 |
Fourth official: Pablo González Fuertes | 🇪🇸 |

🟩 23 August 2023, ECL, Villa 5-0 Hibs, Easter Road

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Ricardo de Burgos | 🇪🇸 | Bilbao, 2011-
Kick off: 5.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 3-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 5-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 17’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Lucas Digne
🟨 | 20’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
⚽ | 33’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Diego Carlos
⚽ | 42’ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Lucas Digne
🕒 | 45’+4 HT Hibernian 0-3 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Emiliano Martínez, Sub on, Robin Olsen
💥 | 47’ Goal disallowed for offside, Ollie Watkins
💥 | 50’ VAR overturns on-field decision
⚽ | 50’ Goal, 4-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Lucas Digne
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Jhon Durán
⚽ | 74’ Goal, 5-0, Douglas Luiz (pen)
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
🕒 | 90’+3 FT Hibernian 0-5 Aston Villa

Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 8 Apr 23, Villa 2-0 Forest (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn.
Fourth official: Robert Madley.
VAR: Darren England.
Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.

🟩 20 August 2023, Villa 4-0 Everton, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 4-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟩

🟨 | 15’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
⚽ | 18’ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Leon Bailey
⚽ | 24’ Goal, 2-0, Douglas Luiz (pen)
🟨 | 33’ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+10 HT Aston Villa 2-0 Everton
⚽ | 52’ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 63’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
⚽ | 76’ Goal, 4-0, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Philippe Coutinho, Sub on, Cameron Archer
🟨 | 89’ Booking, Cameron Archer for a bad foul
🕒 | 90’+10 FT Aston Villa 4-0 Everton

Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 1 Apr 23, Villa 2-0 Chelsea (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Richard West, Nick Hopton
Fourth official: Graham Scott.
VAR: Simon Hooper.
Assistant VAR: Harry Lennard.

🟥 12 August 2023, Villa 1-5 Saudi Arabia, St James' Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 1-2
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-5
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Moussa Diaby
🥅 | 6’ Goal, 0-1, (Newcastle United), Sandro Tonali
🟨 | 6’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for dissent
⚽ | 11’ Goal, 1-1, Moussa Diaby, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🥅 | 16’ Goal, 1-2, (Newcastle United), Alexander Isak
🔁 | 31’ Sub off, Tyrone Mings (injury), Sub on, Pau Torres 🟢
🟨 | 32’ Booking, Lucas Digne for time-wasting
🟨 | 45’+9 Booking, Emiliano Martínez for a bad foul
🕒 | 45’+12 HT Newcastle United 2-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Youri Tielemans 🟢
🟨 | 48’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
🥅 | 58’ Goal, 1-3, (Newcastle United), Alexander Isak
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🥅 | 77’ Goal, 1-4, (Newcastle United), Callum Wilson
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Jaden Philogene-Bidace
🥅 | 90’+1 Goal, 1-5, (Newcastle United), Harvey Barnes
🕒 | 90’+6 FT Newcastle United 5-1 Aston Villa

Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 10 Nov 22, Villa 2-4 United (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Simon Bennett, Timothy Wood. 
Fourth official: Andy Davies. 
VAR: Graham Scott. 
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts.

🟩 28 May 2023 Villa 2-1 Brighton, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 4.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟩

⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 22’ Booking, Matty Cash for a bad foul
🟨 | 24’ Booking, Jacob Ramsey for a bad foul
⚽ | 26’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 37’ Booking, Tyrone Mings for a bad foul
🥅 | 38’ Goal, 2-1, (Brighton & Hove Albion), Deniz Undav
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
🟨 | 67’ Booking, John McGinn
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Emiliano Buendía
💥 | 72’ Brighton stop a Villa attack with a back pass to the ‘keeper, referee Coote fails to award a free kick
💥 | 90’ Referee Coote awards 6’ injury time
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

Villa qualify for Europe for the 17th time and first since 2010-11.

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 15 Apr 23, Villa 3-0 Saudi Arabia (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Matthew Wilkes, James Mainwaring. 
Fourth official: Michael Oliver. 
VAR: Tony Harrington. 
Assistant VAR: Nick Greenhalgh.

Villa have won every match in which John Brooks has officiated (8).

🟨 20 May 2023 Villa 1-1 Liverpool, Anfield

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟨

💥 | 22’ Penalty miss, Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 27’ Goal, 1-0, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Douglas Luiz
💥 | 42’ Lucas Digne down injured in penalty area, Liverpool play on
💥 | 45’ Tyrone Mings wins ball but referee John Brooks deems a high boot
🟨 | 45’ Booking, Tyrone Mings, High Boot
💥 | 47’ Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) removes shirt, no booking from referee John Brooks
💥 | 47’ Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) is allowed by referee John Brooks to undertake treatment on the pitch
💥 | 49’ VAR check for Tyrone Mings red card
💥 | 49’ The home crowd boo referee John Brooks for not sending off Tyrone Mings
💥 | 49’ Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) is allowed by referee John Brooks to participate in the free kick awarded against FA rules which state that ‘any player requiring treatment must be given such treatment off the field of play’.
💥 | 51’ VAR check for possible Liverpool penalty after Jordan Henderson falls to the floor
💥 | 54’ Referee John Brooks plays 9 minutes of injury time
🕒 | HT Liverpool 0-1 Aston Villa
🟨 | 53’ Booking, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 53’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 53’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Ashley Young
💥 | 55’ Cody Gakpo puts the ball into the net from an offside pass, Referee John Brooks awards the goal
💥 | 56’ VAR instructs referee John Brooks to review his decision on the pitch side monitor
💥 | 56’ VAR instructs referee John Brooks to review his decision on the pitch side monitor
💥 | 56’ Goal disallowed
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Emiliano Buendía
🟨 | 77’ Booking, Emiliano Martínez, time wasting
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 1-1, (Liverpool), Roberto Firmino
🟨 | 90’+1 Booking, Ashley Young
🟨 | 90’+6 Booking, Ezri Konsa
💥 | 90’+10 Referee John Brooks plays 10 minutes of injury time
🕒 | FT Liverpool 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Peter Bankes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 2014- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 6 Aug 22, Villa 0-2 Bournemouth (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Eddie Smart, Nick Greenhalgh. 
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood.

🟩 13 May 2023, Villa 2-1 Spurs, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Peter Bankes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 2014-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 8’ Goal, 1-0, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 23’ Booking, John McGinn, Bad Foul
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Boubacar Kamara
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Jhon Durán
⚽ | 72’ Goal, 2-0, Douglas Luiz
💥 | 85’ VAR and Peter Bankes contrive to award a penalty to Spurs despite Emiliano Martínez deflecting the ball and Harry Kane both offside & diving
🟨 | 89’ Booking, Ashley Young, Remonstrating
🥅 | 90’ Goal, 2-1, (Tottenham Hotspur, pen), Harry Kane
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Matty Cash
💥 | Referee Peter Bankes plays 8 minutes injury time
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Referee: Stuart Attwell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nuneaton, 2007-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 2 Oct 22, Villa 0-0 Leeds (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Simon Long, James Mainwaring. 
Fourth official: Steve Martin. 
VAR: Tony Harrington. 
Assistant VAR: Steve Meredith.

🟥 6 May 2023, Villa 0-1 Wolves, Molineux

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Stuart Attwell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nuneaton, 2007-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥 🟥

🥅 | 9’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Tote António Gomes
🟨 | 39’ Booking, Tyrone Mings
🕒 | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Bertrand Traoré, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🟨 | 63’ Booking, Ollie Watkins for a bad foul
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Diego Carlos
🟨 | 75’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Boubacar Kamara
🕒 | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Aston Villa

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 4 Jan 23, Villa 1-1 Wolves (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Harry Lennard. 
Fourth official: Darren England. 
VAR: Michael Oliver. 
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts.

🟥 30 April 2023, Villa 0-1 United, Old Trafford

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 39’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Bruno Fernandes
🕒 | HT Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | FT Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa

Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018- 🆘
Previous 5: 
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Derek Eaton, Steven Meredith. 
Fourth official: Andy Madley. 
VAR: Tony Harrington. 
Assistant VAR: Natalie Aspinall.

🟩 25 April 2023, Villa 1-0 Fulham, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-|
Referee: Thomas Bramall | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2018-
Kick off: 7.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

⚽ | 21’ Goal, 1-0, Tyrone Mings, Assist by John McGinn
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Fulham
🟨 | 74’ Booking, Ashley Young, Bad foul
🔁 | 77’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 77’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🟨 | 88’ Booking, Emiliano Martínez
🟨 | 89’ Booking, Bertrand Traoré, Bad foul
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Fulham

Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 21 Jan 23, Villa 1-0 Southampton (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Neil Davies, Scott Ledger. 
Fourth official: John Busby. 
VAR: Craig Pawson. 
Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

🟨 22 April 2023, Villa 1-1 Brentford, Gtech Community Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨

🟨 | 30’ Booking, Ashley Young for a bad foul
🕒 | HT Brentford 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, GK Emiliano Martínez, Sub on, GK Robin Olsen
🥅 | 65’ Goal, 0-1, (Brentford), Ivan Toney
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, W Ashley Young, Sub on, CB Calum Chambers
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, LB Álex Moreno, Sub on, LB Lucas Digne
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, M Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, W Bertrand Traoré
🟨 | 70’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 1-1, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Emiliano Buendía
🕒 | FT Brentford 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 1 Jan 23, Villa 2-0 Spurs (a)
Cards: 🟨
Assistants: Matthew Wilkes, Mark Scholes. 
Fourth official: Graham Scott. 
VAR: Simon Hooper. 
Assistant VAR: Adrian Holmes.

Villa have won every match in which John Brooks has officiated (7).
John Brooks is a self confessed Newcastle United fan.

🟩 15 April 2023, Villa 3-0 Saudi Arabia, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 12.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

💥 | 1’ Hit Woodwork, Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 11’ Goal, 1-0, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
💥 | 16’ Hit Woodwork, Jacob Ramsey
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Saudi Arabia
💥 | 61’ Goal disallowed by VAR, Ollie Watkins’ knee offside
⚽ | 64’ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Álex Moreno
⚽ | 83’ Goal, 3-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🟨 | 90’+2 Booking, Jhon Durán
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Saudi Arabia

Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 25 Feb 23, Villa 2-0 Everton (a)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn. 
Fourth official: Thomas Bramall. 
VAR: Simon Hooper. 
Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes.

🟩 8 April 2023, Villa 2-0 Forest, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩

🔁 | 28’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
🟨 | 35’ Booking, Álex Moreno for a bad foul
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Nottingham Forest
⚽ | 48’ Goal, 1-0, Bertrand Traoré
🔁 | 75’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🟨 | 85’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for a bad foul
⚽ | 90’+5 Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🟨 | 90’+5 Booking, Ollie Watkins for excessive celebration (taking his shirt off after scoring)
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Nottingham Forest

Referee: Graham Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 2008- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 8 Jan 23, Villa 1-2 Stevenage (h)
Cards: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Steven Meredith, Samuel Lewis. 
Fourth official: Peter Bankes. 
VAR: Neil Swarbrick. 
Assistant VAR: Dan Robathan.

🟩 4 April 2023, Villa 2-1 Leicester, King Power Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Graham Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 2008-
Kick off: 7.45pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 24’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Emiliano Buendía
🥅 | 35’ Goal, 1-1, (Leicester City), Harvey Barnes
🕒 | HT Leicester City 1-1 Aston Villa
🟥 | 70’ Sending off, (Leicester City), Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
🔁 | 79’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 2-1, Bertrand Traoré
💥 | 90’+2 Referee Graham Scott awards Leicester a very questionable penalty
💥 | 90’+2 VAR overturns Referee Graham Scott’s decision
🕒 | FT Leicester City 1-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 20 Aug 22, Villa 1-3 Palace (a)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Harry Lennard, Steven Meredith. 
Fourth official: Dean Whitestone. 
VAR: Tony Harrington. 
Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

🟩 1 April 2023, Villa 2-0 Chelsea, Stamford Bridge

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Andy Madley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Huddersfield, 2011-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

🟨 | 4’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara, Bad Foul
⚽ | 18’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins
🕒 | HT Chelsea 0-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Calum Chambers
⚽ | 56’ Goal, 2-0, John McGinn, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🟨 | 84’ Booking, Calum Chambers, Bad Foul
🔁 | 87’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 89’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🟨 | 90’+3 Booking, Lucas Digne, Bad Foul
🕒 | FT Chelsea 0-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 12 Feb 23, Villa 1-3 Abu Dhabi (a)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Wade Smith. 
Fourth official: Tim Robinson. 
VAR: Stuart Attwell. 
Assistant VAR: James Mainwaring.

Villa have never won a top-flight or Cup match refereed by Robert Jones, losing all eight.

🟩 18 March 2023, Villa 3-0 Bournemouth, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩

⚽ | 7’ Goal, 1-0, Douglas Luiz, Assist by Leon Bailey
🟨 | 36’ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
💥 | 40’ VAR fails to award a penalty to Villa for handball in the box
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 AFC Bournemouth
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
💥 | 69’ VAR fails to award a penalty to Villa for handball in the box
⚽ | 80’ Goal, 2-0, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
⚽ | 89’ Goal, 3-0, Emiliano Buendía, Assist by Tyrone Mings
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 90’+1 Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-0 AFC Bournemouth

Referee: Chris Kavanagh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ashton-under-Lyne, 2014- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 13 Nov 22, Villa 2-1 Brighton (a) 🆘
Incidents: 🟨
Assistants: James Mainwaring, Wade Smith. 
Fourth official: Darren England. 
VAR: Michael Salisbury. 
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟨 12 March 2023, Villa 1-1 West Ham, The London Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Chris Kavanagh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ashton-under-Lyne, 2014-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟨

⚽ | 17’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Álex Moreno
🥅 | 25’ Goal, 1-1, (West Ham United, pen), Saïd Benrahma
🕒 | HT West Ham United 1-1 Aston Villa
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🔁 | 64’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Bertrand Traoré
💥 | 73’ VAR fails to award a penalty to Villa for a clear foul in the box
🔁 | 80’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 80’ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Ashley Young
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🕒 | FT West Ham United 1-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Craig Pawson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 13 Feb 22, Villa 0-1 Saudi Arabia (a)
Incidents:  🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Eddie Smart, Natalie Aspinall. 
Fourth official: John Busby. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: Sian Massey-Ellis.

🟩 4 March 2023, Villa 1-0 Palace, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Craig Pawson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩

⚽ | 27’ Goal, 1-0, Own Goal, Joachim Andersen
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara (Injury caused by Cheick Doucouré), Sub on, Calum Chambers
💥 | 62’ Calum Chambers leaves pitch (Injury caused by Cheick Doucouré)
🟥 | 62’ Sending off, (Crystal Palace), Cheick Doucouré
🟨 | 66’ Booking, Álex Moreno for a bad foul
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🟨 | 80’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace

Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Previous 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 6 Nov 22, Villa 3-1 United (h)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Adam Nunn, Adrian Holmes. 
Fourth official: Graham Scott. 
VAR: Chris Kavanagh. 
Assistant VAR: Sian Massey-Ellis.

🟩 25 February 2023, Villa 2-0 Everton, Goodison Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩

🕒 | HT Everton 0-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 61’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 61’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Emiliano Buendía
⚽ | 63’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, pen
🟨 | 77’ Booking, Emiliano Martínez
⚽ | 81’ Goal, 2-0, Emiliano Buendía, Assist by John McGinn
🕒 | FT Everton 0-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 3 Sep 22, Villa 1-1 Abu Dhabi (h) 🆘
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: James Mainwaring, Mark Scholes. 
Fourth official: John Brooks. 
VAR: Stuart Attwell. 
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟥 18 February 2023, Villa 2-4 Arsenal, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Simon Hooper | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wiltshire, 2008-
Kick off: 12.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 2-4
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟥

⚽ | 5’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Matty Cash
🥅 | 16’ Goal, 1-1, (Arsenal) Bukayo Saka
⚽ | 31’ Goal, 2-1, Philippe Coutinho, Assist by Álex Moreno
🟨 | 45’+3 Booking, Douglas Luiz
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Arsenal
🥅 | 61’ Goal, 2-2, (Arsenal) Oleksandr Zinchenko
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Philippe Coutinho, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Álex Moreno, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🟨 | 84’ Booking, Emiliano Martínez
🥅 | 90+3’ Goal, 2-3, (Arsenal) Emiliano Martínez o.g.
🥅 | 90+8’ Goal, 2-4, (Arsenal) Gabriel Martinelli
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-4 Arsenal

Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 16 Oct 22, Villa 0-2 Chelsea (h) 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Lee Betts, Ian Hussin
Fourth official: Chris Kavanagh.
VAR: Jarred Gillett.
Assistant VAR: Eddie Smart.

Villa have never won a top flight game officiated by Robert Jones and have just two wins in nine games refereed by Merseyside referee.

🟥 12 February 2023, Villa 1-3 Abu Dhabi, Etihad Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Robert Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 4.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-3
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟥

🥅 | 4’ Goal, 0-1, Manchester City, Rodri
🟨 | 37’ Booking, Lucas Digne
🥅 | 39’ Goal, 0-2, Manchester City, Ilkay Gündogan
🥅 | 45’+1 Goal, 0-3, Manchester City, Riyad Mahrez
🕒 | HT Manchester City 3-0 Aston Villa
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Jhon Durán
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, John McGinn
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Álex Moreno
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 1-3, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🟨 | 63’ Booking, Ezri Konsa for a bad foul
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Matty Cash
🕒 | FT Manchester City 3-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Darren England | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Doncaster, 2015-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 23 Oct 22, Villa 4-0 Brentford (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Dan Cook, Dan Robathan. 
Fourth official: Robert Jones. 
VAR: Stuart Attwell. 
Assistant VAR: Nick Hopton.

🟥 4 February 2023, Villa 2-4 Leicester, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Darren England | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Doncaster, 2015-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 2-3
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 2-4
Last 5: 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥

⚽ | 9’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins
🥅 | 12’ Goal, 1-1, (Leicester City), James Maddison
⚽ | 32’ Goal, 2-1, Own Goal, Harry Souttar
🥅 | 41’ Goal, 2-2, (Leicester City), Kelechi Iheanacho
🥅 | 45’+2 Goal, 2-3, (Leicester City), Tetê
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-3 Leicester City
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Álex Moreno
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Matty Cash
🥅 | 79’ Goal, 2-4, (Leicester City), Dennis Praet
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Jhon Durán 🟢
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-4 Leicester City

Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 27 Nov 21, Villa 2-1 Palace (a) 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Dan Cook, Dan Robathan. 
Fourth official: Keith Stroud. 
VAR: Simon Hooper. 
Assistant VAR: Richard West.

🟩 21 January 2023, Villa 1-0 Southampton, St Mary's

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Michael Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Preston, 2016-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟩

💥 | 42’ Play suspended due to drone over ground
🕒 | 51’ Play resumes
🕒 | HT Southampton 0-0 Aston Villa
💥 | 63’ Goal disallowed by VAR (Southampton)
🟨 | 64’ Booking, Douglas Luiz for protesting a foul on Jacob Ramsey in the box that allowed Southampton to score
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
⚽ | 77’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Matty Cash
🟨 | 82’ Booking, Álex Moreno for a bad foul
🔁 | 88’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🕒 | FT Southampton 0-1 Aston Villa

Referee: Michael Oliver | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Northumberland, 2007-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 20 Oct 22, Villa 0-3 Fulham (a)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Stuart Burt, Simon Bennett. 
Fourth official: Jarred Gillett. 
VAR: Andy Madley. 
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts.

🟩 14 January 2023, Villa 2-1 Leeds, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Michael Oliver | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Northumberland, 2007-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 3’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Boubacar Kamara
🔁 | 10’ Sub off, Lucas Digne (injury), Sub on, Álex Moreno 🟢
🔁 | 32’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins (injury), Sub on, Danny Ings
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Leeds United
🟨 | 63’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for time wasting
⚽ | 64’ Goal, 2-0, Emiliano Buendía
💥 | 64’ Goal disallowed by referee
⚽ | 65’ VAR confirms goal
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Morgan Sanson
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🥅 | 83’ Goal, 2-1, (Leeds United), Patrick Bamford
💥 | 89’ Illan Meslier (Leeds United) handles outside the area
🟨 | 90’+2 Booking, Emiliano Martínez for time wasting
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Leeds United

Referee: Graham Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 2008-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 9 April 2022, Villa 0-4 Tottenham (h)
Cards: 🟥

🟥 8 January 2023, FA Cup, Villa 1-2 Stevenage, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Graham Scott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Oxford, 2008-
Kick off: 4.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 1-0
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟥

⚽ | 33’ Goal, 1-0, Morgan Sanson, Assist by Danny Ings
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Stevenage
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Philippe Coutinho, Sub on, Emiliano Buendía
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Morgan Sanson, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
🔁 | 71’ Sub off, Matty Cash (injury), Sub on, Ashley Young
🔁 | 72’ Sub off, Danny Ings, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 81’ Sub off, Ludwig Augustinsson (injury), Sub on, Lucas Digne
🟥 | 85’ Sending off, Leander Dendoncker
🥅 | 88’ Goal, 1-1, (Stevenage, pen), Jamie Reid
🥅 | 90’ Goal, 1-2, (Stevenage), Dean Campbell
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Stevenage

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 13 Mar 22, Villa 1-2 West Ham (a)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Adam Nunn, James Mainwaring. 
Fourth official: Andy Madley. 
VAR: Simon Hooper. 
Assistant VAR: Simon Bennett.

🟨 4 January 2023, Villa 1-1 Wolves, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-1
Full Time Result: 🟨 Drew
Full Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟨

🥅 | 12’ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Daniel Podence
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Danny Ings
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 67’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Ludwig Augustinsson
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 1-1, Danny Ings, Assist by Tyrone Mings
🟨 | 82’ Booking, Philippe Coutinho for a bad foul
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 30 Apr 22, Villa 2-0 Norwich (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, Neil Davies. 
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: Steven Meredith.

Villa have won every game they have played that has been refereed by John Brooks (6), 2 Premier League games, 2 Championship matches and 2 EFL Cup ties.

🟩 1 January 2023, Villa 2-0 Spurs, Tottenham Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: John Brooks | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Leicestershire, 2016-
Kick off: 2.05pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-0
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

🕒 | HT Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 50’ Goal, 1-0, Emiliano Buendía, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🟨 | 56’ Booking, Tyrone Mings for a bad foul
🔁 | 66’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Matty Cash
🟨 | 66’ Booking, Ezri Konsa
⚽ | 73’ Goal, 2-0, Douglas Luiz, Assist by John McGinn
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, John McGinn (injury), Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz (injury), Sub on, Jan Bednarek
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Calum Chambers
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Danny Ings
🟨 | 90’+3 Booking, Calum Chambers
🕒 | FT Tottenham Hotspur 0-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Paul Tierney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wigan, 2009-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟨 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 29 Oct 22, Villa 0-4 Saudi Arabia (a) 🆘
Incidents: None
Assistants: Constantine Hatzidakis, James Mainwaring. 
Fourth official: Thomas Bramall. 
VAR: Simon Hooper. 
Assistant VAR: Wade Smith.

Villa have been refereed on twelve occasions by Paul Tierney and won just one - the 2018-19 Championship Play Off Final against Derby County.

🟥 26 December 2022, Villa 1-3 Liverpool, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Paul Tierney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wigan, 2009-
Kick off: 5.30pm
Half Time Score: 🟥 0-2
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 1-3
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

🥅 | 5’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool) Mohamed Salah
🥅 | 37’ Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool) Virgil van Dijk
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool
⚽ | 59’ Goal, 1-2, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🥅 | 81’ Goal, 1-3, (Liverpool) Stefan Bajcetic
🔁 | 85’ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
🔁 | 86’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Danny Ings
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-3 Liverpool

Referee: Chris Kavanagh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ashton-under-Lyne, 2014- 🆘
Previous 5: 🟨 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 15 May 22, Villa 1-1 Palace (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Dan Cook, Dan Robathan. 
Fourth official: Graham Scott. 
VAR: Jarred Gillett. 
Assistant VAR: James Mainwaring.

🟩 13 November 2022, Villa 2-1 Brighton, AMEX Stadium

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Chris Kavanagh | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Ashton-under-Lyne, 2014-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 1-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

🥅 | 1’ Goal, 0-1, (Brighton & Hove Albion), Alex Mac Allister
⚽ | 19’ Goal, 1-1, Danny Ings, pen
🟨 | 25’ Booking, Tyrone Mings for a tug back
🕒 | HT Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Aston Villa
⚽ | 53’ Goal, 2-1, Danny Ings, Assist by Douglas Luiz
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on Ashley Young
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🟨 | 78’ Booking, Matty Cash for time wasting.
🟨 | 79’ Booking, Leon Bailey for a bad foul.
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Ludwig Augustinsson
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Danny Ings, Sub on, Cameron Archer
🟨 | 83’ Booking, Ashley Young
🟨 | 84’ Booking, Boubacar Kamara
🟨 | 90’+7 Booking, Emiliano Martínez
🟨 | 90’+7 Booking, John McGinn
🕒 | FT Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Aston Villa

Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Previous 5: 🟩 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 28 Aug 22, Villa 0-1 West Ham (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Nick Hopton, Timothy Wood. 
Fourth official: Anthony Taylor. 
VAR: Michael Salisbury. 
Assistant VAR: Simon Bennett.

🟥 10 November 2022, EFL Cup, Villa 2-4 Manchester United, Old Trafford

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: David Coote | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟨 0-0
Full Time Result: 🟥 Lost
Full Time Score: 🟥 2-4
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥

🕒 | HT Manchester United 0-0 Aston Villa
⚽ | 48’ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
🥅 | 49’ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester United) Anthony Martial
🟨 | 52’ Booking, Douglas Luiz
🟨 | 54’ Booking, Ashley Young for a bad foul
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Danny Ings, Sub on, Emiliano Buendía
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Leon Bailey
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Tyrone Mings
⚽ | 61’ Goal, 2-1, Own Goal, Diogo Dalot
🥅 | 67’ Goal, 2-2, (Manchester United) Marcus Rashford
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Ashley Young, Sub on, Matty Cash
🥅 | 78’ Goal, 2-3, (Manchester United) Bruno Fernandes
🔁 | 80’ Sub off, Ludwig Augustinsson, Sub on, Lucas Digne
🥅 | 90’+1 Goal, 2-4, (Manchester United) Scott McTominay
🟨 | 90’+3 Booking, Leon Bailey
🕒 | FT Manchester United 4-2 Aston Villa

Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Previous 5: 🟥 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟨
Last Match: 🟨 10 Oct 22, Villa 1-1 Forest (a)
Incidents: 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn. 
Fourth official: Craig Pawson. 
VAR: Peter Bankes. 
Assistant VAR: Scott Ledger.

🟩 6 November 2022, Villa 3-1 Manchester United, Villa Park

Manager: Unai Emery | 🇪🇸 | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Anthony Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: 🟩 2-1
Full Time Result: 🟩 Won
Full Time Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟩

⚽ | 7’ Goal, 1-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Jacob Ramsey
⚽ | 11’ Goal, 2-0, Lucas Digne
🟨 | 42’ Booking, Leon Bailey for a bad foul
🥅 | 44’ Goal, 2-1, (Manchester United), Jacob Ramsey o.g.
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-1 Manchester United
⚽ | 49’ Goal, 3-1, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
🔁 | 69’ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, John McGinn
🟨 | 72’ Booking, Tyrone Mings
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Danny Ings
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Emiliano Buendía, Sub on, Boubacar Kamara
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Ashley Young
🟨 | 88’ Booking, Emiliano Martínez for time wasting
🔁 | 89’ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Morgan Sanson
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-1 Manchester United

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