- Date of Birth: 2 May 1980
- Birthplace: Solihull, Solihull, England
News from Eyefootball
Goals from Marc Albrighton and Stilian Petrov earned Aston Villa a hard fought three points against Bolton on Saturday afternoon, as the Villains condemned Bolton to defeat and bottom of the Premier League table.
Arsenal came from behind to record a 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers in their Carling Cup 4th round game. Goals from Arshavin and Park took the Gunners into the fifth round.
Shaun Wright-Phillips is a shock target for Bolton. The Man City winger is out of favour at the City of Manchester Stadium, and is pining for a move elsewhere.
Birmingham boss, Alex McLeish, has identified Aston Villa's Zat Knight as a potential transfer target this summer. McLeish is also interested in signing Craig Gardner from Villa.
Aston Villa kept up their charge for fifth spot thanks to a late header from John Carew who brought the Villains back into the game at Goodison Park with a 2-2 draw. A victory for Everton would've guaranteed fifth spot for the Toffees.
Aston Villa defender Zat Knight believes the Villains are more than capable of still coming fourth in the Premiership this season.
Tottenham face the tough New Years Day journey to Aston Villa with the news still ringing in their ears that star striker Dimitar Berbatov wants toleave the club. Two great wins over Reading and Fulham have built some momentum for Spurs, but Villa themselves are battling away for European football.
Wigan's motivating 1-0 win over Newcastle last weekend could be enough spark to help them get another victory over Aston Villa today. Villa have not won in five; drawing three and have lost two.
Aston Villa held Chelsea to a 4-4 draw in a thriller at Stamford Bridge. The draw puts a huge dent in Chelsea's hopes of catching Arsenal and Chelsea at the top of the league in one of the most memorable Premiership encounters for years; with 3 sending offs, 2 penalties, fights and Villa going 2-0 up early on.
Tottenham's 125th anniversary celebrations were saved thanks to a last minute Younes Kaboul goal in a thrilling 4-4 draw with Aston Villa at White Hart Lane. Aston Villa at one point were 4-1 up, but the late comeback sparked jubilant celebrations at the Lane.