No Place For Vaesen In Reserves Squad

Last updated : 17 October 2003 By Brian Cartlidge

Reports earlier this week suggested that the Belgian keeper could be set to mark a return from a serious knee injury at the same ground where he sustained the injury in the Premiership clash between the two sides in March.

However, the Barclaycard Premier League [north] fixture at Villa Park as come too early for Vaesen to make his eagerly awaited comeback.


Villa: Postma, Amoo, Jackman, Edwards, Ridgewell, Kinsella, Cooke, Hadji, S.Moore, L.Moore, Hitzlsperger. Subs: Bewers, Henderson, Paul, Hynes, Aaritalo.

Blues: Bagnall, Vaughan, Sadler, Hughes, Kenna, Carter, Morrison, Kirovski, Figueroa, John, Motteram. Subs: Sheppard, Legzdins, Birley, Painter, Till.

Kick-off at Villa Park is 7pm.