Aston Villa v Darlington, 11 December 1999

Score2-1 to Aston Villa
RefereePhil Richards
CompetitionFA Cup 3rd round
VenueVilla Park
Attendance22,101

Goals:

Benito Carbone 43 G
Dion Dublin 63 G

Goals:

Paul Heckingbottom 71 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender Mark Delaney
Defender/Centre back Ugo Ehiogu
Defender/Centre back Gareth Southgate
Defender/Forward Dion Dublin
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Defender/Left back Alan Wright
Midfielder Paul Merson
Midfielder Ian Taylor
Midfielder Alan Thompson
Forward Benito Carbone

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mark Samways
Defender Neil Aspin
Defender/Centre back Craig Liddle
Defender/Centre back Steve Tutill
Defender/Left back Paul Heckingbottom
Midfielder Brian Atkinson
Midfielder Martin Gray
Midfielder Neil Heaney
Midfielder Michael Oliver
Forward Peter Duffield
Forward Lee Nogan

Substitutions:

Steve Stone for Alan Thompson 80
Julian Joachim for Benito Carbone 82

Substitutions:

Phil Brumwell for Brian Atkinson 65
Jesper Hjorth for Lee Nogan 69
Adam Reed for Martin Gray 89

Cards:

Ian Taylor Y

Cards:

Martin Gray Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Steve Stone
Forward Julian Joachim

On the bench:

Defender Adam Reed
Midfielder Phil Brumwell
Forward Jesper Hjorth

Comments:

Darlington had been knocked-out in the 2nd round by Gillingham but were re-instated following a 'Lucky Loser' draw. This was due to Manchester United not entering this season's competition due to their involvement in the FIFA World Club Championship in Brazil.