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Darius Vassell
Aston Villa FC

22 caps 6 goals
57% successful
2002-2004
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 861


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Darius Vassell Profile

Full name Darius Vassell
Born  13 June 1980 in Birmingham
Height/Weight 5'7", 12st 0lb. [2004]

Club Career

Club(s) Began as an Aston Villa FC trainee, before signing professionally on 14 April 1998.  Vassell signed for Manchester City FC on 27 July 2005 for �2 million.
Club honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 1114th players (1116) to appear for England
Position(s) Forward.
First match No. 786, 13 February 2002, Netherlands 1 England 1, friendly match at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam.  Aged 21 years 246 days;
Last match No. 817, 24 June 2004, Portugal 2 England 2, European Championship Finals quarter-final, at Estádio da Luz in Lisboa, as a 27th minute substitute,  Aged 24 years 12 days
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2002,  European Championships 2004.
Team honours None.
Individual honours England U21 (11 caps), England U18.
Distinctions None.

 

Darius Vassell - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Avg Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
33 22 11 6 16 5 861 6 0.273 1 0 None.

 

Darius Vassell - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 9 5 2 2 21 11 +10 0 2 2.333 1.222 66.7 +3
Away 6 1 4 1 6 6 =0 2 1 1.000 1.000 50.0 =0
Neutral 7 2 3 2 12 9 +3 1 2 1.714 1.286 50.0 =0
All 22 8 9 5 39 26 +13 3 5 1.773 1.182 56.8 +3

 

Darius Vassell - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.000 0.000 00.0 =0
WCF 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
World Cup 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1

ECP

4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 1 2 1.500 0.750 75.0 +2
ECF 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 1 2.500 1.500 62.5 +1
European Championship 8 4 3 1 16 9 +7 1 3 2.000 1.125 68.8 +3
Minor Tournament/Cup 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.500 1.000 75.0 +1
Friendly 9 3 3 3 14 12 +2 1 1 1.556 1.333 50.0 =0
All 22 8 9 5 39 26 +13 3 5 1.773 1.182 56.8 +3

 

Darius Vassell - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2000-02 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.000 0.000 00.0 =0
WCP 2004-06 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.000 0.000 00.0 =0
WCP All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.000 0.000 00.0 =0
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2002 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
WCF All 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
World Cup Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2000-02 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
WC 2004-06 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.000 0.000 00.0 =0
WC All 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2002-04 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 1 2 1.500 0.750 75.0 +2
ECP All 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 1 2 1.500 0.750 75.0 +2
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2004 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 1 2.500 1.500 62.5 +1
ECF All 4 2 1 1 10 6 +4 0 1 2.500 1.500 62.5 +1
European Championship Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2002-04 8 4 3 1 16 9 +7 1 3 2.000 1.125 68.8 +3
EC All 8 4 3 1 16 9 +7 1 3 2.000 1.125 68.8 +3
Minor Tournaments and Cups
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
FA Summer Tournament 2004 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.500 1.000 75.0 +1
Minor T/C All 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.500 1.000 75.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.000 33.3 -1
EC 8 4 3 1 16 9 +7 1 3 2.000 1.125 68.8 +3
Minor T/C 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.500 1.000 75.0 +1
All 13 5 6 2 25 14 +11 2 4 1.923 1.077 61.5 +3

 

Darius Vassell - Match History
Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 22 full caps
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 22 full caps
1 786 13-Feb-2002 Netherlands 1 England 1 Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD Start - off 77
61 min
10
2 787 27-Mar-2002 England 1 Italy 2 Elland Road, Leeds Fr HL Sub on - ht 21
3 788 17-Apr-2002 England 4 Paraguay 0 Anfield Road, Liverpool Fr HW Start - off 68
55
9
4 789 21-May-2002 South Korea 1 England 1 Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo-si Fr AD Start 20
5 790 26-May-2002 England 2 Cameroon 2 Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe City, Japan Fr ND Start - off 75
- 12
20
6 791 02-Jun-2002 England 1 Sweden 1 Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii, Saitama-shi, Japan WCF ND Start - off 74 20
- 792 07-Jun-2002 Argentina 0 England 1 Sapporo Dōmu, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo-shi,, Japan NW unused sub 20
7 793 12-Jun-2002 Nigeria 0 England 0 Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō, Ōsaka-shi, Japan ND Sub on - 77 min 20
- 794 15-Jun-2002 Denmark 0 England 3 Niigata Sutajiamu, Niigata-shi, Japan NW unused sub 20
8 795 21-Jun-2002 England 1 Brazil 2 Shizuoka Sutajiamu Ekopa, Fukuroi-shi, Japan NL Sub on - 79 min 20
- 797 12-Oct-2002 Slovakia 1 England 2 Štadión Tehelné pole, Bratislava ECP AW unused sub 17
9 798 16-Oct-2002 England 2 FYR Macedonia 2 The Friends Provident St Mary's Stadium, Southampton ECP HD Sub on - 58 min 18
10 799 12-Feb-2003 England 1 Australia 3 Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London Fr HL Sub on - ht 20
- 800 29-Mar-2003 Liechtenstein 0 England 2 Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz ECP AW unused sub 18
11 801 02-Apr-2003 England 2 Turkey 0 Stadium of Light, Sunderland ECP HW Sub on - 58 min
76
18
12 802 22-May-2003 South Africa 1 England 2 ABSA Stadium, King's Park, Durban Fr AW Sub on - 65 min 18
13 803 03-Jun-2003 England 2 Serbia & Montenegro 1 Walkers Stadium, Leicester Fr HW Sub on - 61 min 20
14 804 11-Jun-2003 England 2 Slovakia 1 The Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough ECP HW Sub on - 58 min 18
15 808 11-Oct-2003 Turkey 0 England 0 Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadyumu, Istanbul ECP AD Sub on - 67 min 16
- 809 16-Nov-2003 England 2 Denmark 3 Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HL Injured squad member -
- 810 18-Feb-2004 Portugal 1 England 1 Estádio Algarve, Parque des Cidades Fr AD Ill squad member -
16 811 31-Mar-2004 Sweden 1 England 1 Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg Fr AL Start - off 12 10
17 812 01-Jun-2004 England 1 Japan 1 City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester T/C HD Sub on - 77 min 23
18 813 05-Jun-2004 England 6 Iceland 1 City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester HW Sub on - ht
57, 77
23
19 814 13-Jun-2004 France 2 England 1 Estádio da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal ECF NL Sub on - 69 min 23
20 815 17-Jun-2004 England 3 Switzerland 0 Estádio Municipal de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal NW Sub on - 72 min 23
21 816 21-Jun-2004 Croatia 2 England 4 Estádio da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal NW Sub on - 72 min 23
22 817 24-Jun-2004 Portugal 2 England 2 Estádio da Luz, Lisboa AD Sub on - 27 min
(missed pen. in shoot-out)
23
- 818 18-Aug-2004 England 3 Ukraine 0 St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HW unused sub 19
- 819 04-Sep-2004 Austria 2 England 2 Ernst Happel Stadion, Wien WCP AD unused sub 18
- 820 08-Sep-2004 Poland 1 England 2 Stadion Śląski, Chorzów WCP AW 18
- 821 09-Oct-2004 England 2 Wales 0 Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HW Squad member -
- 822 13-Oct-2004 Azerbaijan 0 England 1 Tofig Bakhramov Stadium, Baku WCP AW -

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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