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The Opposition: Villa




Full Club Name:
Aston Villa Football Club

Year Formed:
1874

Nicknames:
The Villa, The Villans, The Lions

Ground:
Villa Park

Capacity:
42,788

Manager:
Martin O'Neill (2006 to present)

Owner:
Randy Lerner (2006 to present)

Possible Villa Line-Up:
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(4-4-2)
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1) Friedel
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24) Cuellar - 5) Dunne - 29) Collins - 25) Warnock
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7) Young - 8) Milner - 19) Petrov - 6 Downing
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10) Carew - 11) Agbonlahor

Top Scorer:
Gabriel Agbonlahor: 13 (Premier League)

Player to Watch:
James Milner - He has been sensational for the Villan this season. He works non-stop and he oozes quality whilst getting about his business very quietly. With the injury to Gareth Barry I expect to see a midfield of de Jong and Vieira which is painfully slow; this could offer Milner with a lot of time on the ball to pick a pass or make a burst forward. de Jong needs to get right into him.
Villa's Last 6 Form Guide:
Loss, Win, Draw, Win, Win, Win = 13 points

City Last 6 Form Guide:
Loss, Win, Win, Win, Loss, Draw = 10 points

Current Table Position:
5th. Played 36. Won 17. Lost 6. Drawn 13. Goal difference +16. Points 64

Club Records:
Most League appearances: 657 Charlie Aitken
Most League goals: 241 Billy Walker
Record Attendance: 76,588 v Derby County, FA Cup, 1946
More England Internationals than any other team: 68
Record transfer fee paid: (12m) Stewart Downing from Middlesbrough, 2009

Famous Villa Fans:
Tom Hanks (Actor)
Prince William
Emma Willis (Model/Presenter)
Oliver Phelps (George Weasley)
Nigel Kennedy (Violinist)
Ian Bell (Cricketer)
David Cameron (Tory Leader)

The journalist

Writer: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 1 2010

Time: 12:03PM

 

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