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Villa Lead The Way In The Prem

Villa Lead the way in the Premiership!

As we all know, Villa have been doing wonders under Martin O'Neill, this year, but it is not only down to him. It is also the players putting in the effort on the pitch. So to reflect this effort, I thought I'd share this bit of information - 3 Villa players are in the Top 10 so far this season according to the OPTA Stats Index - and this is the most of any team in the Premiership.

1 Andy Johnson Everton 172
2 Didier Drogba Chelsea 160
3 Gareth Barry Aston Villa 134
4 Gabriel Agbonlahor Aston Villa 132
5 Ashley Young Watford 132
6 Kanu Portsmouth 131
7 Frank Lampard Chelsea 130
8 Ivan Campo Bolton Wanderers 129
9 Liam Ridgewell Aston Villa 128
10 Gary Speed Bolton Wanderers 125

Congratulations must therefore be awarded to Gareth, Gabby, and Liam, and an honourable mention must also go to Olof Mellberg, who lies 16th overall. A sterling effort lads and lets keep up the good work until May!!!

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Comments

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It's actually the Actim Index and not Opta, but who's bothered ay? (Apart from Actim perhaps..) lol
DeanoVilla
05/10/2006 14:24:00
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great to see Agbonlahor above Lampard
Christo
05/10/2006 14:36:00
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Team of the season isn't bad either with Villa having three out of four defenders
Equatorialvilla
05/10/2006 14:51:00
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ooooh isn't it great :)
industrial_musical
05/10/2006 14:59:00
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just shows what a bit of confidence can do really.
The Fear
05/10/2006 15:09:00
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If 3 of our players are in the top ten and we are 6th in the league, what are all the other players doing?
ooahPaulMcGrath
05/10/2006 15:41:00
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thats good for your club then aint it. Shows how far you have come since MON came to your club.
jono_forest
05/10/2006 16:02:00
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The 2 best things that have happened to Villa are that muppet O.Leary leaving and O'Neill coming.
Cravens
05/10/2006 20:08:00
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Top 5 defenders. 1 gareth barry 134 3 Aston Villa 2 liam ridgewell 128 9 Aston Villa 3 olof mellberg 111 16 Aston Villa 4 phil neville 106 19 Everton 5 john terry 103 23 Chelsea ooooh yeah sorensen 3rd goalkeeper too
samc
05/10/2006 20:20:00
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Dunno how John terry is in the top 5. He was awful vs Villa.
DeanoVilla
06/10/2006 08:35:00
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