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FA Cup 3rd Round

KRBS Priestfield Stadium

4/01/09 - 1.30pm

Attendance: 10,107

Referee: K Stroud

GillinghamAston Villa
Jackson (57)Milner (13, 79 pen)
Royce     Friedel    
Lewis     Reo-Coker    
Bentley     Davies    
King     Knight    
Nutter     Shorey    
Oli     Milner    
Weston     Sidwell    
Miller     Petrov    
Barcham     Gardner    
Mulligan     Young    
Jackson     Delfouneso     72
Substitutes
Stimson     Bannan    
Julian     Clark    
Pugh     Lowry    
Payne     Guzan    
Essam     Osbourne    
Rooney     Salifou    
Rance     Harewood     72
Game Statistics
6
Goal Attempts
12
2
On Target
7
4
Crosses
10
5
Corners
1
2
Offside
0
15
Fouls
11
4
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
43
%
57
Comments...
First FA cup win in 3 years is it. What's the odds we get ruddy Man U in the next round.
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Date:Sunday January 4 2009
Time: 3:25PM

Comments

0
First potential banana skin avoided in how many years? ;) Nice to see us through though! UTV
delirium
04/01/2009 15:28:00
0
They did deserve a replay at Villa Park.
col8
04/01/2009 15:39:00
0
I enjoyed that, good full bloodied cup tie, we always do things the tough way but at least we did it!
The Fear
04/01/2009 15:42:00
0
And another banana skin coming up - I would prefer Doncaster over Cheltenham
Equatorialvilla
04/01/2009 15:43:00
0
Give credit to Gillingham, they battled well!
merlin
04/01/2009 15:50:00
0
A concern that with the current injuries it was our strongest 11. Looked very lightweight up front I thought. For a game like that I'd thave thought MON would have gone for the extra strength of the Hare, who is now obviously 4th choice. I was also very disappointed with Shorey's distribution especially from set pieces in the final third.
AMS78
04/01/2009 16:00:00
0
good point AMS78, it is a worry and this is year 3 squad wise,not year 1.
The Fear
04/01/2009 16:11:00
0
Ive noticed on some sites such as Setanta and Team talk, that Villa fans are slagging off their owen team after today. While it was not the best performance from Villa today we still made it through. Back in the O'Dreay days and the Taylor days we would have folded and lost, but we are progressing under O'neil. I for one new it would not be a 4, 5-0 thrashing because it never is in the F.A Cup, thats the beauty of the cup. So we all new it would be very tough no matter what league Gillingham are in, just glad to be in the 4th round. It will be another tough game in the 4th round but im confident will make it into the 5th round. UTV
Jonesy08
04/01/2009 16:32:00
0
Great game. I was getting a little jumpy although I never really doubted we'd make it through. Well played Gillingham. Good luck for the rest of the season. I once went to Doncaster Rovers to see them play Scarborough. Scarborough won and I got called a cockney w@nker - I was wearing a Villa shirt (they're not that bright in Doncaster!).
Adam Deuce
04/01/2009 18:13:00
0
I really thought Shorey was woeful today - he seemed really nervous and after every slip and misplaced pass he seemed to have a real look of disappointment as if to say - that me not playing next week then. He seems like he REALLY wants to do well!
deano.avfc
04/01/2009 18:52:00
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