Date: 7th January 2006 at 12:30pm
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Villa’s Line Up is:
Thomas Sorensen,
Mark Delaney, Olof Mellberg, Aaron Hughes, Gareth Barry.
James Milner, Gavin McCann, Steven Davis, Lee Hendrie
Juan Pablo Angel, Luke Moore.

Subs: Stuart Taylor, Craig Gardner, Peter Whittingham, Liam Ridgewell, Jlloyd Samuel

Jlloyd Samuel, who has again been linked to a move away from Villa in the press today, has failed to make it into his old left back position despite Bouma being unavailable due to injury, so Gareth Barry continues in the position he doesn’t like playing in. O’Leary’s options for strikers is limited to two, Angel and Moore with no striker cover to put on the bench. Villa are down to a squad of just 16.

Hull’s Team Line Up is:
Boaz Myhill.
Ryan France, Leon Cort, Sam Collins, Andy Dawson,
Jason Price, Keith Andrews, Damien Delaney, Kevin Ellison
Billy Paynter, Craig Fagan,

SubsStuart Green, Mark Lynch, John Welsh, Stuart Elliott, Matt Duke.

Nick Barmby has failed to recover from his injury with the physios saying playing him isn’t worth the risk.