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Pirelli Stadium

14/7/12

Attendance: 4165

Referee: Friend

Burton AlbionAston Villa
Weir (9)Holness (OG 42), Holman (83)
Atkins     45 Marshall    
O'Connor     Hutton     45
McCrory     45 Clark     45
Stanton     45 Lowton     45
Holness     45 Stevens     45
Corbett     45 Carruthers     45
Weir     45 Johnson     45
Downing     45 El Ahmadi     45
Maghoma     45 N'Zogbia     45
Zola     45 Weimann     45
Yussuf     45 Bent     45
Substitutes
Lyness/Phillips     45/45 Barrett/Warnock     /45
Webster/Martin     45/45 Baker/Collins     45/45
Diamond/Dyer     45/45 Agbonlahor     45
Taylor/Allen     /45 Holman/Herd     45/45
Richards/Bell     45/45 Gardner/Lichaj     45/45
Palmer     45 Delfouneso     45
Green     Bannan     45
Game Statistics
Comments...
More details to be added as they are found.

Karim El Ahmadi certainly won man of the match for the first half, and Bannan takes it for the second, but all the new lads looked good and Brett Holman took his goal perfectly.

Plenty to be worked on, and some of that will come with more sharpness but it was a delight seeing us knocking the ball around and actually trying to break Burton down. Great start in many respects, and now to build on it and cut out the individual errors.

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Saturday July 14 2012
Time: 5:00PM

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I was only going by the Mat Kendrick tweets on the Mail site but it seems a very encouraging work out for a first frendly. Pleasant change to see us knocking the ball round and probing. PL seems to be knocking them into shape already. I know it was only Burton (with respect to Burton) but we have to be pleased..... I am.
Pride of Lions
14/07/2012 17:10:00
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Agreed Pride. I only watched it on AVTV but there was some good play out there. Encouraging.
Gordonsleftboot
14/07/2012 17:16:00
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Burton must have touched the ball 6 times in the second half, the possession football was a very welcome change to the McLeish era
zigthevilla
14/07/2012 17:55:00
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Where was Stevie Ireland?
PiperUK
14/07/2012 19:52:00
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who cares where Stevie Ireland was , Injured his toe apparently the wuss
villan57
14/07/2012 20:22:00
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