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Aston Villa 2 - Blackburn 0

Villa Park

5/11/2006

Attendance: 30 089

Referee:

Aston Villa
2 - 0
Blackburn
Barry (41 penalty), Angel (51)
 
 
Venue: Villa Park
 
Attendance: 30 089
The Teams
Thomas Sorenson
 
 
 
Brad Friedel
 
 
Aaron Hughes
 
 
 
Lucas Neill
 
 
85
Olof Mellberg
 
 
 
Zurab Khizanishvili
 
 
Martin Laursen
 
 
 
Andre Ooijer
 
 
Wilfred Bouma
 
 
 
Michael Gray
 
 
Stiliyan Petrov
 
 
 
David Bentley
 
 
Gareth Barry
 
 
 
Aaron Mokoena
 
 
Gavin McCann
 
 
 
Tugay Kerimoglu
 
 
61
Gabriel Agbonlahor
 
 
 
Gamst Pedersen
 
 
Chris Sutton
 
 
90
 
Shabani Nonda
 
 
Juan Pablo Angel
 
 
 
Benedict McCarthy
 
 
61
Substitutes
Stuart Taylor
 
 
 
Jason Brown
 
 
Milan Baros
 
 
90
 
Francis Jeffers
 
 
61
Steven Davis
 
 
 
Sergio Peter
 
 
61
Gary Cahill
 
 
 
Stephane Henchoz
 
 
85
Isaiah Osbourne
 
 
 
James McEveley
 
 
Game Statistics
8
Goal Attempts
5
5
On Target
3
4
Corners
3
5
Offside
1
1
Yellow Cards
3
52
%
48




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 5 2006

Time: 5:38PM

Your Comments

Great result, awful crowd. Newcastle in the doldrums booing team off the pitch but still over 50 000 there, what a shame.
The Fear
Oh and Man City awful season, still over 40 000 a game.
The Fear
Perhaps it's that we are "fickle" (copyright D'OL) ;oD
Villain Of The North
Man City were kept in business by their huge crowds in what is now League One. It is something that needs to be addressed.
NeilBaker
Iffy penalty, looked harsh, but I havent seen any t.v. replay so just going on my initial view of the incident. Deserved to win, no question, but agree, extremely disappointing attendance, not that I particularly expected too many more. Why is there so much apathy amongst the supporters?
glensider
shame about the apathy, looks like some will only return when we start getting success, not a good way to support a team really? Not talking about those that can't get to the game or can't afford it by the way.
The Fear
greatly attneded game and a great scoreline to match the good attendance, well done the villa in those 2 departments
red_chattey
shame about the attendance, could give all the excuses, sunday, time blah blah, but the fact is if you support your team you make the effort. I closed my business for the day and did a four hundred mile round trip to watch my team, just a shame it goes so fast when your watching, but worth it all the same, blackburn didnt seem to be at the races, was sat in j5 holte end with one of my boys, nicely packed like sardines, but space elsewhere, (change the name of THAT stand and people may want to sit there) thought we played well, Gabby a constant threat, Angel quick witted enough to pounce on a mistake, and what a pleasure to see McCann back, the holte was in fine voice as always, but we cant support on our own, so all you stay aways, or big match goers, you missed a good one yesterday, and its not only your loss, its the teams loss and the rest of the faithfulls loss, we want to hear you sing, we want a wall of sound, we want fortress Villa. UTV
steff_the_villan
Hopefully the attendances pick up as the season progresses. Very disappointing so far, but all the bigger clubs still have to visit B6.
glensider
 

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