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Aston Villa 2 - Wolves 2

Premiership

Villa Park

20/3/10 - 12.45pm

Attendance: 37,562

Referee: Clattenburg

Aston Villa
2 - 2
Wolves
Carew (16, 82)
 
Craddock (23), Milner (og 38)
 
Venue: Villa Park
 
Attendance: 37,562
The Teams
Friedel
 
 
 
Hahnemann
 
 
Cuellar
 
 
 
Craddock
 
 
Dunne
 
 
72
 
Ward
 
 
64
Collins
 
 
 
Berra
 
 
Warnock
 
 
 
Zubar
 
 
Downing
 
 
77
 
Foley
 
 
Petrov
 
 
 
Henry
 
 
Milner
 
 
 
Jones
 
 
A. Young
 
 
 
Jarvis
 
 
89
Carew
 
 
 
Guedioura
 
 
46
Heskey
 
 
 
Doyle
 
 
Substitutes
Guzan
 
 
 
Hennessey
 
 
L. Young
 
 
 
Elokobi
 
 
46
Beye
 
 
 
Mancienne
 
 
64
Clark
 
 
 
Milijas
 
 
Sidwell
 
 
77
 
Ebanks-Blake
 
 
Albrighton
 
 
72
 
Keogh
 
 
Delfouneso
 
 
 
Iwelumo
 
 
89
Game Statistics
11
Goal Attempts
7
3
On Target
4
7
Corners
5
10
Fouls
12
1
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
54
%
46
Comments...
I didn't actually see this one today and I think I'm glad I didn't. We saw some rotation on the bench with Clark and Albrighton back but for some reason nothing on the pitch. I'm beginning to think Hercs understand Monny's idea of rotation better than anybody.

Well 3 points were needed, we salvaged 1 meaning the 3 games in hand have given us 5 points all in. Whether that will be enough remains to be seen, however the consensus appears to be '4th place you're having a laugh' following the game and sadly it could well be true unless we turn some of these draws into wins and put together a winning streak.




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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 20 2010

Time: 2:57PM

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3 wins out of 10 then...team looks slow and lacks creativity.
ASPINALL
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20/03/2010 15:03:00

3 wins out of 10 then...team looks slow and lacks creativity.
ASPINALL
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20/03/2010 15:03:00

IMO Villa played poor today. Up to the 1st goal we was on fire then we slipped up, even doe Carew scored 2goals or 1, dunno if he touched it but i would rate 7.5/10. Carlos needs to go back to center, Luke Young should start, and even delph or delfouneso,. Anyways glad we got a point, hope Spurs fail to Stoke, gonna be a tough ask.
Blitz
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20/03/2010 15:04:00

IMO Villa played poor today. Up to the 1st goal we was on fire then we slipped up, even doe Carew scored 2goals or 1, dunno if he touched it but i would rate 7.5/10. Carlos needs to go back to center, Luke Young should start, and even delph or delfouneso,. Anyways glad we got a point, hope Spurs fail to Stoke, gonna be a tough ask.
Blitz
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20/03/2010 15:04:00

It was always going to be tight for 4th place and this was one of the games most people had down for a win .. 2 points lost and 4th place going down the gurgler . Hate to be negative but when is Martin going to work out what 90% of the free world already knows .. Heskey isnt good enough ..nice to see Albrighton given a run but would've liked to have seen Delfouneso on for Heskey .
Doug4ever
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20/03/2010 15:06:00

It was always going to be tight for 4th place and this was one of the games most people had down for a win .. 2 points lost and 4th place going down the gurgler . Hate to be negative but when is Martin going to work out what 90% of the free world already knows .. Heskey isnt good enough ..nice to see Albrighton given a run but would've liked to have seen Delfouneso on for Heskey .
Doug4ever
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20/03/2010 15:06:00

When Dunne went off injured Carlos should have replaced him with Luke Young brought on as right back . C'mon Stoke
Doug4ever
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20/03/2010 15:09:00

Beginning to feel like last season. Why no Luke Young? Why no rotation. Looking tired. Agree with all three above. Sinking feeling. We might be able to lift things for FA cup, but now, I am doubting that as well. No chance for 4th place unless other teams slip up. Maybe I'll feel better tomorrow.
144wittonlane
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20/03/2010 15:12:00

Beginning to feel like last season. Why no Luke Young? Why no rotation. Looking tired. Agree with all three above. Sinking feeling. We might be able to lift things for FA cup, but now, I am doubting that as well. No chance for 4th place unless other teams slip up. Maybe I'll feel better tomorrow.
144wittonlane
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20/03/2010 15:12:00

I dont think we're good enough for 4th,so I think we have done very well this season.More money needs to spent to take us to the next level.The players and manager are doing the best they can.Thought Sidders and Albrighton did very well when they came on.
Pking
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20/03/2010 15:16:00

I dont think we're good enough for 4th,so I think we have done very well this season.More money needs to spent to take us to the next level.The players and manager are doing the best they can.Thought Sidders and Albrighton did very well when they came on.
Pking
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20/03/2010 15:16:00

MON has had enough money,no more soup for you!!
ASPINALL
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20/03/2010 15:23:00

2 points at home to Wolves, West Ham and Wigan, 1 win out of last 6 home games, yes last SIX home games in the league 1 win, garbage, garbage, clueless garbage, 4th? if we finish 7th ahead of Everton I will be amazed
ant1ant1
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20/03/2010 15:31:00

2 points at home to Wolves, West Ham and Wigan, 1 win out of last 6 home games, yes last SIX home games in the league 1 win, garbage, garbage, clueless garbage, 4th? if we finish 7th ahead of Everton I will be amazed
ant1ant1
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20/03/2010 15:31:00

Lets hope we dont blow it in the F.A Cup and end up with nothing .
Doug4ever
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20/03/2010 15:47:00

Hey! I actually got to see this game on tv for a change. A. Young looked very motivated on the left. Unfortunately, I thought Downing was pretty lethargic on the right. He never ran at his defender, just passed it back to Carlos and Collins. Worse yet, he didn't put much effort into the defense. I was glad to see Albrighton put on the right wing to actually try something. I hope Albrighton isn't too depressed with his performance, though. I don't know that he got a cross within 15 yards of his target. Carew and Heskey were physically punishing. Also credit Sidwell for hustling up to shoot for Carew's second.
attila11101
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20/03/2010 15:50:00

At least the blose are losing again
Doug4ever
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20/03/2010 15:50:00

Hey! I actually got to see this game on tv for a change. A. Young looked very motivated on the left. Unfortunately, I thought Downing was pretty lethargic on the right. He never ran at his defender, just passed it back to Carlos and Collins. Worse yet, he didn't put much effort into the defense. I was glad to see Albrighton put on the right wing to actually try something. I hope Albrighton isn't too depressed with his performance, though. I don't know that he got a cross within 15 yards of his target. Carew and Heskey were physically punishing. Also credit Sidwell for hustling up to shoot for Carew's second.
attila11101
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20/03/2010 15:50:00

most positive thing was Carew played well today. We are too predictable though. Going to watch the sky summary and a few highlight parts of the game (recorded) and then might get the energy for a match report... on the other hand, I shout myself hoarse today and my hand is hurting from banging the boardings, if Heskey had put in the same effort, we'd have been laughing! Oh and agree attila11101, Ash was also very good.
The Fear
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20/03/2010 15:57:00

most positive thing was Carew played well today. We are too predictable though. Going to watch the sky summary and a few highlight parts of the game (recorded) and then might get the energy for a match report... on the other hand, I shout myself hoarse today and my hand is hurting from banging the boardings, if Heskey had put in the same effort, we'd have been laughing! Oh and agree attila11101, Ash was also very good.
The Fear
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20/03/2010 15:57:00

some of u are happier when we lose so then you have something to moan about
angry villa fan
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20/03/2010 15:58:00

some of u are happier when we lose so then you have something to moan about
angry villa fan
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20/03/2010 15:58:00

The midfield need to start taking more responsability.Petrov is good at shooting and should be scoring much more goals.Too often teans stand off us knowing we will just pump it foward.The midfield has space to attack and should be punishing teams instaed of giving it back to Cuellar and Collins all the time.
Pking
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20/03/2010 16:05:00

Thought we look very tired today. Would like to Albrighton replace Downing on Wednesday night. Also Luke to play right back as well. Why didn't the Fonz get a run out? Don't think we have enough in the locker for fourth though. Let MON prove me wrong, i hope!
leerj0
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20/03/2010 16:07:00

Thought we look very tired today. Would like to Albrighton replace Downing on Wednesday night. Also Luke to play right back as well. Why didn't the Fonz get a run out? Don't think we have enough in the locker for fourth though. Let MON prove me wrong, i hope!
leerj0
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20/03/2010 16:07:00

They actually stood off Collins and Cuellar today, as the opposition manager has worked out that they are so bad at passing the ball that if they are not marked they will get the ball and then play such a bad pass we will lose the ball, it is actually a tactic now to let them have it
ant1ant1
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20/03/2010 16:10:00

They actually stood off Collins and Cuellar today, as the opposition manager has worked out that they are so bad at passing the ball that if they are not marked they will get the ball and then play such a bad pass we will lose the ball, it is actually a tactic now to let them have it
ant1ant1
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20/03/2010 16:10:00

Man U figured that out 10 mins into the league cup final and neutralised us with it.Albrighton as a RWB could be interesting he put in a very good tackle when he came on,could be our Bale?
Pking
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20/03/2010 16:17:00

Angry villa fan; we didn't lose, but you are correct, it feels as if we did
ant1ant1
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20/03/2010 16:34:00

Why no luke young!!! We need a striker so badly! oh and spurs just scored!! ARGHH!
joe1206
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20/03/2010 16:38:00

Just got home from Nice. Feeling low like the rest. Wolves played us well. Spurs are winning. Think 5th is now the best we can do. Its still my team and i still love my club. UP THE VILLA
Villaninthemerde
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20/03/2010 16:53:00

Just got home from Nice. Feeling low like the rest. Wolves played us well. Spurs are winning. Think 5th is now the best we can do. Its still my team and i still love my club. UP THE VILLA
Villaninthemerde
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20/03/2010 16:53:00

FINDING IT HARD TO BEAT A BOTTON HALF TEAM, NOT SO SMART OR CLEVER NOW HAVING A POP AT US COYS
123spurs
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20/03/2010 16:55:00

Haven't Spurs lost twice to Wolves this season?
helpsaveme
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20/03/2010 17:26:00

Haven't Spurs lost twice to Wolves this season?
helpsaveme
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20/03/2010 17:26:00

Without wanting to whinge and moan, it just felt today like MON does things through sheer stubborness. It was clear to all Cuellar was having a mare. At one stage he looked like he'd completely lost confidence. I was also amazed to see Petrov for the second half. He'd been booked, was on a final warning well before half time. One more mistimed tackle and he was off. Yet MON still doesn't take him off. We were losing to a bottom 5 side with a young striker on the bench and yet he still doesn't bring him on. Sometimes I really don't know what game he's watching.
AMS78
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20/03/2010 17:38:00

123spurs haha u lose twice so shut up you****, ur ***** u wont get top 4 either.
p.villa
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20/03/2010 21:43:00

123spurs haha u lose twice so shut up you****, ur ***** u wont get top 4 either.
p.villa
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20/03/2010 21:43:00

i am a bit speechless about this...yeah its a point but its 2 points lost really...we were so tired after 20 minutes....i don't understand why Fonz didn't come on???? or what it is luke young has done wrong???
leftfoot
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20/03/2010 21:55:00

i am a bit speechless about this...yeah its a point but its 2 points lost really...we were so tired after 20 minutes....i don't understand why Fonz didn't come on???? or what it is luke young has done wrong???
leftfoot
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20/03/2010 21:55:00

i know its a discrace we lost to wolves twice this season these are games we should be winning especially at home. us yids would be on 61pts already if we done what was expected. u boys are not out of it yet just a minor setback. 9games and 27pts still up for grabs for ya.
black-messi
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21/03/2010 09:01:00

If we won the games we was expected we would be on 70 points? the 2 games against wolves, against wigan, burnley, blackburn, west ham and point against liverpool. Doesnt work out like that does it black messi because theres also points you probly should have lost take everton for example against you lot they were unlucky to get the draw or the win.
p.villa
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21/03/2010 13:21:00

If we won the games we was expected we would be on 70 points? the 2 games against wolves, against wigan, burnley, blackburn, west ham and point against liverpool. Doesnt work out like that does it black messi because theres also points you probly should have lost take everton for example against you lot they were unlucky to get the draw or the win.
p.villa
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21/03/2010 13:21:00

still above ye though
123spurs
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21/03/2010 20:20:00

Decent enough game I thought. Wolves deserved their point, and on that sort of form they look a damn sight better than the likes of Hull City and Burnley, so good luck to them. Thought Kevin Doyle had an excellent game, man how I wish we'd have snapped him up last summer instead of going with what we'd got. Playing him alongside Gabby looks to me as if its the type of route we should be taking. Someone to provide options and alternatives. Cany understand MON's reluctance to throw on Luke Young, something there just isn't right, and needs clarifying. Not that it will be.
glensider
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23/03/2010 21:47:00

Decent enough game I thought. Wolves deserved their point, and on that sort of form they look a damn sight better than the likes of Hull City and Burnley, so good luck to them. Thought Kevin Doyle had an excellent game, man how I wish we'd have snapped him up last summer instead of going with what we'd got. Playing him alongside Gabby looks to me as if its the type of route we should be taking. Someone to provide options and alternatives. Cany understand MON's reluctance to throw on Luke Young, something there just isn't right, and needs clarifying. Not that it will be.
glensider
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