Date: 2nd January 2017 at 2:26pm
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Aston Villa go to the Cardiff City Stadium as the visitors to Cardiff for the latest Championship game.

This will be a 3pm kick-off as we look to secure all three points with a win, if possible.

With the team sheets in we know the starting XI.

Line ups

Cardiff City
28. Brian Murphy
2. Lee Peltier
14. Sol Bamba
4. Sean Morrison
5. Bruno Ecuele Manga
3. Joe Bennett
24. Kadeem Harris
17. Aron Gunnarsson
8. Joe Ralls
33. Junior Hoilett
26. Kenneth Zohore
6. Jazz Richards
11. Craig Noone
13. Anthony Pilkington
16. Matthew Connolly
19. Rickie Lambert
25. Emyr Huws
30. Ben Wilson

Aston Villa
31. Mark Bunn
21. Alan Hutton
12. James Chester
2. Nathan Baker
23. Jordan Amavi
22. Gary Gardner
15. Ashley Westwood
37. Albert Adomah
40. Jack Grealish
7. Leandro Bacuna
44. Ross McCormack
1. Pierluigi Gollini
6. Tommy Elphick
8. Aaron Tshibola
10. Jordan Ayew
11. Gabriel Agbonlahor
28. Aly Cissokho
29. Rushian Hepburn-Murphy

Would you say there are any surprises for you with this selection the boss has gone with or will this side get the job done?


Monday 2nd January 2017 – Sky Bet Championship
Birmingham City v Brentford 15:00
Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United 15:00
Bristol City v Reading 15:00
Burton Albion v Preston North End 15:00
Cardiff City v Aston Villa 15:00
Fulham v Brighton & Hove Albion 15:00
Leeds United v Rotherham United 15:00
Norwich City v Derby County 15:00
Nottingham Forest v Barnsley 15:00
Queens Park Rangers v Ipswich Town 15:00
Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00
Wigan Athletic v Huddersfield Town 15:00

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8 Replies to “Team Sheets – Cardiff v Aston Villa”

  • my god that team looks rubbish, thank goodness adomah did not go african cup. if grealish did not recover from knock be sure gabby would have been in midfield. lets just hope this team clicks and wins today, but we are in serious need of a good january tr

  • dr starngelove its down to you lets see how serious you are about making villa a force again. for starters please get hernandez, and 2 midfielders. seems ayew and gestede are goners.

  • so we won’t be having a midfield today? Show some bravery today Brucie and put Tshibola and RHM on at half time.

  • So we have lost 1-0. Not sure where we go from here. Why is Bruce obsessed with Flabby? Obviously he didn’t score AGAIN so why is he even anywhere near the first team. We need new blood in the January window. Still not convinced about McCormack. Is he goi

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