Stats: Aston Villa v West Ham 03/02/2007
UK time is: 13:05:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Aston Villa 1 - West Ham 0

Villa Park


Attendance: 41 202


Aston Villa
1 - 0
West Ham
John Carew (36)
Venue: Villa Park
Attendance: 41 202
The Teams
Thomas Sorensen
Roy Carroll
Phillip Bardsley
Jonathan Spector
Olof Mellberg
Calum Davenport
Gary Cahill
Matthew Upson
Wilfred Bouma
George McCartney
Stiliyan Petrov
Yossi Benayoun
Gavin McCann
Nigel Reo-Coker
Gareth Barry
Nigel Quashie
Gabriel Agbonlahor
Luis Boa Morte
John Carew
Bobby Zamora
Ashley Young
90 +
Kepa Blanco
Steven Davis
Matthew Etherington
Patrik Berger
Robert Green
Liam Ridgewell
90 +
Hayden Mullins
Stuart Taylor
Christian Dailly
Shaun Maloney
Marlon Harewood
Game Statistics
Goal Attempts
On Target
Yellow Cards

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 3 2007

Time: 5:04PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Fantastic. 17 attempts on goal. This is what we want. And congratulations to all who were there. Great attendance. Shall be making the trip from the South Coast as often as I can.
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 17:24:00

Mr Fear please sort the league table out. Vital Villa has us at 14th and we should be 12th. UTV
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 17:31:00

Great result, in the 15 games left league I have us down as played 3 won 2 robbed 1....who's next!!
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 17:58:00

i cannot remember the last time i saw the number 17 in that column! and 6 on target - good job we got rid of baros haha
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 17:58:00

41000 attendance too against west ham,*****in tremendous,see what a couple of signings do! anyone at game,how was big john and ashley? looking forward to football first
Belfast Villain
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 18:08:00

wonder what the atmosphere at match was like as well.probably bouncing! darn,so sorry i missed that!
Belfast Villain
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 18:13:00

Belfast Villain, it was a great turnout with every stand full.Plenty of vocals from the Holte and Upson got plenty of stick(Listen when he goes off on football first) Ashley had great composure up front waiting to play the right ball and Carew was knockin wide balls to gabby holding up and linking ,aswell as just running the ball himself.Cramp set in again after about 65mins and he was struggling but when he is fit we will have a Dynamo...looking much, much better., just needed that second goal so we could relax and play with more confidence.
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 18:43:00

Report Abuse
03/02/2007 18:44:00

cheers onelovevilla,thanks for the wee report,looking forward to seeing it on tv.sounds superb. UTV
Belfast Villain
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 18:54:00

Carew has nearly equaled Baros' tally in two games.Good Times!
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 19:19:00

Great game. Carew looks the dogs b*****ks. Have not seen the Holte bounce like it did today in a long time. Happy days
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 20:06:00

Carew Carew was definately on fire! Wait till he`s fit and enjoy all villa fans. Well done MON and RL.
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 20:08:00

Great to see the ground so full today, good atmosphere, loadsa noise from the gum it takes me back to when I were a lad!!
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 21:54:00

Thought we looked nervous, tentative in our play. The free flowing football that was evident on Wednesday night was missing, BUT..we won, we got three points, John Carew is off the mark, and it was a great turnout. All makes for a great weekend. Great stuff from Tommy at the end.
Report Abuse
03/02/2007 21:58:00

Tommy secured the 3 points with those last minute saves. I thought we were going to throw it away at the death again. Carew, Carew was on fire. Looking forward to the time when he can make it through a full 90. I was almost disappointed when Upson went off - I was enjoying giving him stick. The lad next to me reckoned Will Young was there watching the gayme! Holte was definitely bouncing. Loved it.
Adam Deuce
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 00:05:00

Milan who? Carew was brilliant. any young a barry linked up really well. petrov also had a much better thime out there as well. he seemed more into the game and made alot more runs. just gotta knock more goals in now and then we are really off! *****lin geat stuff!
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 00:10:00

Methinks we have a hero in the making with Carew. Premiership will definately suit him. They remarked on MOTD how the midfielders have confidence in a forward that can actually hold a ball up and so make forward runs themselves. I suppose the likes of Petrov would have been wondering that when the ball bounced off Angel he would need to defend the counter-attack. Consolidate this season, the infrastructure is also gradually being sorted out, and push on next. Excellent!
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 09:42:00

It all makes sense, Randy puts faith in MON and puts his hand in his pocket for MON to make some decent signings and we've got a gate which is probably 10,000 more than if no signings are made. I know its just the start but it looks like its starting to fall into place. Lets hope we can keep packing out Villa Park and success will undoubtedly come.
melbourne holte ende
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 11:23:00

WHU looked very average till they switched to the now familiar 88th minute 1-1-9 formation, had they have scored at the death it would have been daylight robbery.
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 18:39:00

Poppy Carew is certainly looking the part! Could be a great signing!
Report Abuse
04/02/2007 23:21:00

Best striler I have seen at the Villa for years knocks spots of whats his name ... you know thingy went to France..... Never mind him anyway
Report Abuse
05/02/2007 11:55:00

Definitely shades of Peter Withe from our man John Carew. His hold up play is superb, and from what we've seen so far he has pace and a good first touch. Maybe not as good in the air as Peter was, but maybe we'll be pleasantly surprised.
Report Abuse
17/02/2007 19:46:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (512) (Friday November 27 2015)

Lescott Talks Watford & Injury Update (Friday November 27 2015)

Audio - Richards & Gregory Talk Villa (Friday November 27 2015)

The Aston Villa Injury Table... (Friday November 27 2015)

Garde On Sanchez - Sanchez On The Fans (Thursday November 26 2015)

Steer Returns To Huddersfield (Thursday November 26 2015)

Garde On Grealish, No Panic & Watford (Thursday November 26 2015)

Audio - Garde On Grealish & Other Bits (Thursday November 26 2015)

Match Day Officials v Watford (Thursday November 26 2015)

Aston Villa vs Watford Preview (Thursday November 26 2015)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 1052
2. The Fear 626
3. ClivetheVillan 416
4. kefkat 397
5. JuanPabloAngel 353
6. sirdennis 289
8. Fulford 245
9. He'sBiggerThanMe&You 193
10. Wurzel 160

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Swansea 13 3 5 5 -4 14
15. Chelsea 13 4 2 7 -6 14
16. Norwich 13 3 3 7 -8 12
17. Newcastle 13 2 4 7 -12 10
18. Sunderland 13 2 3 8 -12 9
19. AFC Bournemouth 13 2 3 8 -13 9
20. Aston Villa 13 1 2 10 -14 5

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Pulis Praise for Hammer Carroll
West Ham : 28/11/2015 12:42:00
Wilson Looking Forward to Brighton Experience
Man Utd : 28/11/2015 12:34:01
Liverpool: Swansea City Facts And Stats Preview
Liverpool : 28/11/2015 12:14:00
Spurs (a) - Stat Attack
Chelsea : 28/11/2015 12:12:00
Crystal Palace v NUFC Pre Match Thoughts
Newcastle : 28/11/2015 11:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa v Watford will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 27%
Lose 59%
Draw 14%