Date: 31st January 2009 at 11:09am
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Aston Villa take on Wigan Athletic at Villa Park. Villa will be hoping that they can continue on their marvellous run whilst Wigan aren’t on a bad run of their own and will want to build on their fantastic result against Liverpool.

Vital Quotes:

For quotes from both managers, please check out the BBC Website:

Steve Bruce & Martin O’Neill’s Views

Aston Villa Team News:

Early team news for Aston Villa is available at the BBC:

Aston Villa Team News

Player to watch: Emile Heskey

Emile Heskey – He will be eager to make a new impression on Villa soil. Lets just hope he has one of his off days today. His goal ratio isn’t great and although I have deep respect for Heskey, we’ve got to look ahead.

Wigan Team News:

For Wigan Athletic team news, please check out the BBC website for early information:

Wigan Athletic Team News

Player to watch: Mido

Mido – Scored in his debut and seems to have a good start at his new clubs. More of the same please.

Match Facts & Stats

Wigan go into this game with a good record at Villa Park, having won one against the villans and drawn two. Wigan will be looking to continue their good record whilst Villa need to keep in check against their top 4 opponents.

Ref Watch:

Rob Styles

Match Prediction:

Villa need to keep their push for a champions league place alive or at the very least a European one.

Aston Villa 2-1 Wigan

Next Fixtures:

Aston Villa future fixtures:

Blackburn V Aston Villa
Aston Villa V Chelsea
Aston Villa V Stoke

Wigan future fixtures:

Wigan V Fulham
Middlesbrough V Wigan
Chelsea V Wigan