Date: 4th January 2009 at 3:25pm
Written by:
Gillingham
1 – 2
Aston Villa

KRBS Priestfield Stadium

FA Cup 3rd Round

4/01/09 - 1.30pm

Attendance: 10,107

Referee: K Stroud

GillinghamAston Villa
Jackson (57)Milner (13, 79 pen)
RoyceFriedel
Lewis
 
Reo-Coker
 
Bentley
 
Davies
 
King
 
Knight
NutterShorey
OliMilner
WestonSidwell
MillerPetrov
Barcham
 
Gardner
MulliganYoung
JacksonDelfouneso72

Substitutes

StimsonBannan
JulianClark
PughLowry
PayneGuzan
EssamOsbourne
RooneySalifou
RanceHarewood72

Game Statistics

6Goal attempts12
2On Target7
5Corners1
15Fouls11
4Yellow Cards2
0Red Cards0
43%57
 

14 Replies to “Stats: Gillingham v Aston Villa 4/01/09 – 1.30pm”

  • I enjoyed that, good full bloodied cup tie, we always do things the tough way but at least we did it!

  • A concern that with the current injuries it was our strongest 11. Looked very lightweight up front I thought. For a game like that I’d thave thought MON would have gone for the extra strength of the Hare, who is now obviously 4th choice. I was also very disappointed with Shorey’s distribution especially from set pieces in the final third.

  • Ive noticed on some sites such as Setanta and Team talk, that Villa fans are slagging off their owen team after today. While it was not the best performance from Villa today we still made it through. Back in the O’Dreay days and the Taylor days we would have folded and lost, but we are progressing under O’neil. I for one new it would not be a 4, 5-0 thrashing because it never is in the F.A Cup, thats the beauty of the cup. So we all new it would be very tough no matter what league Gillingham are in, just glad to be in the 4th round. It will be another tough game in the 4th round but im confident will make it into the 5th round. UTV

  • Great game. I was getting a little jumpy although I never really doubted we’d make it through. Well played Gillingham. Good luck for the rest of the season. I once went to Doncaster Rovers to see them play Scarborough. Scarborough won and I got called a cockney w@nker – I was wearing a Villa shirt (they’re not that bright in Doncaster!).

  • I really thought Shorey was woeful today – he seemed really nervous and after every slip and misplaced pass he seemed to have a real look of disappointment as if to say – that me not playing next week then. He seems like he REALLY wants to do well!

  • Good points about Shorey above. Think that he is well out of his depth and MON only signed him for short term cover for Bouma and to help Sidders settle in easier. In fact, I think that it was Sidwell that advised MON to get him in. 27 already and not the quickest or tallest in the world (which are MONs favourite attributes)so can’t see him staying or playing more than a handful of games for us. Should have stayed at Reading where he was comfortable but fair play to him for giving it a go. England Team, he is having a laugh!!!

  • Brad never had a shot to save, apart that is from the goal. We’re through, thats all that matters. O.K., we weren’t at the top of our game, but yet again despite being below our best, we won.

  • I still dont understand all the moaning…..you won..!!….some of us didnt…now we have something to moan about….you dont…!!

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