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Discipline And Scorer Stats

Discipline And Scorer Stats

Current card count for Aston Villa

Yellow cards/red cards

Gabriel Agbonlahor 2 0
Gareth Barry 3 0
John Carew 3 0
Carlos Cuellar 3 0
Curtis Davies 1 0
Brad Friedel 1 0
Craig Gardner 3 0
Brad Guzan 1 0
Marlon Harewood 1 0
Zat Knight 1 0
James Milner 2 0
Isaiah Osbourne 1 0
Stiliyan Petrov 3 0
Nigel Reo-Coker 1 0
Nicky Shorey 2 0
Steven Sidwell 4 1
Ashley Young 4 0
Luke Young 4 0

Under the rules of the FA rules 'If a Player accumulates five recorded cautions in first team competitive matches between the opening day of the Playing Season and the last day in February in the same Season, he will be suspended automatically for a period covering one first team match.

This makes pleasant reading, Gabby 2nd in the leagues top scorers... maybe he can make 20 this season in the PL after all then?!

Player Team Top Scorers

1 Nicolas Anelka Chelsea 14
2 Gabriel Agbonlahor Aston Villa 9
3 Djibril Cisse Sunderland 8
4 Peter Crouch Portsmouth 8
5 De Souza Robinho Manchester City 8
6 Cristiano Ronaldo Man Utd 8
7 Amr Zaki Wigan Athletic 8
8 Emmanuel Adebayor Arsenal 7
9 Darren Bent Tottenham 7
10 Jermain Defoe Portsmouth 7
And 18 John Carew Aston Villa 5

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday December 21 2008
Time: 11:02AM

Comments

0
Surely that is Europe as well don't they only count in the Uefa cup ?
Villan57
21/12/2008 11:10:00
0
No way is he on 5. He wasnt booked yesterday im sure of it, and not against Everton or Bolton if memory serves me right. Any later than that and he would have served his ban today at the latest. Hes still on 4, didnt MON bring him off at Bolton because he was on 4 yellows?
Mickey_Villa
21/12/2008 11:11:00
0
Yeh thats probably it. Just checked and Prem league have him down for 4 yellow cards http://www.premierleague.com/page/Statistics/0,,12306,00.html
Mickey_Villa
21/12/2008 11:14:00
0
was going on forthegame which is always usually decent, Click Here but also just checked the PL one and it says 4. So have amended article. Phew, panic over!
The Fear
21/12/2008 11:18:00
0
Still a tad worrying though, as obviously one slip and he misses a game. The only league game he missed last season was by far our worst performance at Fulham away... and we had Shaun Maloney to come in then! Maybe it will be less worrying depending on who we sign in January!
Sheriff Kimbo
21/12/2008 12:17:00
0
The Ref only has to take the opinion that he has celebrated a goal too vigorously or purposely dived (which is the way he has racked four yellows anyway) and he's banned. He's not executed one single bad tackle or tried to injured an opponent yet he has a [ossible ban hanging over his head. Bloody stupid rules!
TheQ.
21/12/2008 13:50:00
0
I rather it be for him scoring anyday!!!!! As long as he's scoring!
los_angeles_villan
21/12/2008 16:45:00
0
hmm that yellow card tally may be the downfall we all fear
AussieVilla
22/12/2008 10:35:00
0
Agree 100% with TheQ. This booking of a player for 'over-celebrating' a goal is sheer madness, and needs looking into. Its a farcical ruling. O.K., if you celebrate wildly and gesture at opposing fans, fair enough, but celebrating with your own team mates and/or supporters is surely no crime?
glensider
08/01/2009 15:12:00
0
If too many suspensions due to an accumulation of yellow cards hits at once, it can certainly de-rail you for a game or two, but as they are sadly part and parcel of the game, there's very little you can do. They are just an accepted hazard I guess, just like injuries.
glensider
08/01/2009 15:15:00
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