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Fratton Park

18/4/10 - 4pm

Attendance: 16,523

Referee: Probert

PortsmouthAston Villa
Brown (10)Carew (16), Delfouneso (82)
James     Friedel    
Vanden Borre     Cuellar    
Sowah     Dunne    
Mokoena     Collins    
Diop     88 Warnock    
Brown     Downing    
Utaka     Petrov    
Boateng     80 Milner    
Yebda     A. Young    
Wilson     Carew     72
Kanu     65 Agbonlahor     80
Substitutes
Ashdown     Guzan    
Ward     80 Beye    
Pack     Clark    
Ritchie     88 Sidwell    
Ciftci     Reo-Coker    
Smith     65 Delfouneso     80
    Heskey     72
Game Statistics
16
Goal Attempts
12
12
On Target
9
7
Corners
6
5
Fouls
10
0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
45
%
55
Comments...
Well that was different. Pre season friendly pace, and the fun from our previous games with crossing etc.

However, well done Delfouneso for his first (of many I hope) Premiership goals. A nice 3 points in our Top 6 fight, so should be a reasonably happy day for all.
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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Sunday April 18 2010
Time: 6:05PM

Comments

0
Nice to see a win but sick of those annoying Pompey Drums and Bells .. Had to turn the volume down after a while .. wont miss them next year .. pity cos Pompey fans are usually good people .(just annoying)
Doug4ever
18/04/2010 18:29:00
0
A lot of decent passing but too close for comfort. Moved above LIverpool and that is the least we should settle for this season.
JimmyG
18/04/2010 18:33:00
0
Pre season friendly pace ? ridiculous comment .Our crossing was poor all day One decent cross and Gabby missed a sitter.But such was our dominance a goal was surely going to come.
sirdennis
18/04/2010 18:33:00
0
Villa's inability to kill teams off almost realised by our lack of goal scoring power....some new strikers in the close season please. Heskey out (anywhere please!), Carew on the bench, the Fonz needs more time to mature, well done for the winner though!
juddy
18/04/2010 18:36:00
0
lol Doug4ever, have to agree, the bell especially kills me! Think it gets on the nerves of a lot of pompey fans as well to be fair!

Thought the game was sort of entertaining but it was a bizarre one, certainly at times looked like a pre-season type thing, the space Carew had for his goal was astonishing! The points are all that matters though, keeps those below us a bit of a distance and sends Liverpool out of European contention for now!
The Fear
18/04/2010 18:41:00
0
Might put a bet on Liverpool to win then we will be guaranteed to stay above them .
Doug4ever
18/04/2010 18:47:00
0
By the way can anyone explain to me how we never had a pen in the first half when Gabby was wrestled to the ground.Has he upset referees or something ?
sirdennis
18/04/2010 18:54:00
0
GAbby has had affairs with all the ref's wives, true story... hence no penalty decisions!
krisvilla
18/04/2010 18:58:00
0
Great end result... keeps us in the hunt. I thought Warnock was particularly poor today however... some bloody awful passes! Great goal by Carew, shame about the misses :s Nice to see young Nathan score too, that'll relieve a bit of pressure to get his 1st premier league goal.
thorpyuk
18/04/2010 19:00:00
0
thorpyuk Me and my son were counting Warnocks shocking passes we counted 7 then gave up .. Thats at least 7 moves that were halted by his terrible passing which is becoming a regular part of his game lately .
Doug4ever
18/04/2010 19:37:00
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