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Newcastle v Aston Villa – Match preview.

August 20th, 2010 | 184 Comments |

Remeber this? The last time Villa won at SJP.
Remeber this? The last time Villa won at SJP.
The last time Aston Villa won at St James’ Park will be remembered for much more than the 3-0 scoreline.

In that match, Newcastle ended the game with just eight men on the pitch after Lee Bowyer and Kieron Dyer decided to have a scrap (as pictured), which resulted in red cards for the pair of them.

Then Steven Taylor also saw red for what can now be described as one of the funnier moments on the football pitch. The red was for deliberate handball and preventing a goal, but it was the way that Taylor tried to get away with it that will be remebered most. Watch this video to refresh your memories. Good times eh? Anyway, getting back on track, Villa have a pretty awful record at St James’ Park. (more…)