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Aston Villa
0 - 0
Wigan Athletic

Premier League

Villa Park

31/1/09 - 3pm

Attendance: 41,766

Referee: R. Styles

Aston VillaWigan Athletic
Friedel     Kirkland    
Cuellar     Melchiot    
Knight     Bramble    
Davies     Boyce    
L. Young     Figueroa    
Gardner     62 De Ridder     46
Petrov     Cattermole    
Barry     Scharner     77
Milner     Brown    
Heskey     Koumas    
Agbonlahor     Mido    
Substitutes
Guzan     Camara    
Osbourne     Watson     77
Sidwell     Kapo    
Delfouneso     Rodallega     46
Shorey     Pollitt    
Carew     62 Cywka    
Salifou     Edman    
Game Statistics
16
Goal Attempts
9
11
On Target
4
28
Crosses
9
6
Corners
2
1
Offside
2
13
Fouls
10
1
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
52
%
48
Comments...
Have to look at this as two points dropped sadly, we had the chances.

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Saturday January 31 2009
Time: 5:05PM

Comments

0
One word sums up my feelings about the game: AAAARRRRGGGGGGHHHH!!!
olofthegreat
31/01/2009 17:06:00
0
We're well lucky. Gutted
medzy
31/01/2009 17:12:00
0
Maybe Villa played too well.....
col8
31/01/2009 17:19:00
0
In the larger scheme of things, it's not all doom and gloom. It's another point on the board. Arsenal drew at home. Another clean sheet. Unbeaten in twelve. Ash will be back now, which will make us more dangerous! the future's bright...
Nigel-not-Reo
31/01/2009 17:38:00
0
Well that's two fingers up to anyone who says we are lucky. FRUSTRATED is the word. I swear the one was over the line. Wigan got what they came for. A point. They were time wasting from the 1st minute. How was there only 1 minute of stoppages at the end of first half and 3 at the end of 2nd? DISGRACEFUL. Styles is a disgrace. Wigan are time wasting cheating (I'm trying to think of a word that wont get asterixed but I can't). THe FA should have a look at Wigan's time wasting tactics. When the guy went down in his own box expecting us to kick the ball out and then jumped to his feet when he realised his team mates had the ball would be laughable if it wasn't so wrong. This is NOT football it is CHEATING. Angry and frustrated. Glad to see JC back and proud of the way we battled but angry at Potato Heads tactics.
Adam Deuce
31/01/2009 17:39:00
0
Slightly different to our stats on Vital Latics!!? As for time wasting, which Prem sides dont? I have seen Villa players take their time with trow ins etc when they are winning or trying to hold on to a point, as for Styles that was never a back pass that Kirkie got penalised for
worbo
31/01/2009 17:50:00
0
Yeah we time waste at the end when we are winning not from word go. The worst was the Wigan player pretending to be injured in his own box and then leaping to his feet and bursting into a sprint when he realised Wigan had the ball. Disgraceful behaviour.
Adam Deuce
31/01/2009 18:01:00
0
I'm as frustrated as the next guy, but it does us no credit to whinge after a result like this. There were a lot of positives - we played well for one - and we have to accept, the better our team gets, teams will increasingly come to VP for a draw. We have to take that as a back-handed compliment and find a way to break them down. As long as we are creating chances, on another day a shed load will go in ...
BobTheBuilder
31/01/2009 18:07:00
0
BTB, spot on mate, 100%. Let's keep the positive vibe going.
Nigel-not-Reo
31/01/2009 18:15:00
0
frustrated but happy, cos it was a good performance with Carew back, barry played very well.
krisvilla
31/01/2009 18:25:00
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