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Darius Vassell

 

Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 13 June, 1980

Team              : Aston Villa (England)

Nationality     : England

Notes              : Made his Aston Villa debut V Middlesbrough on 23/8/98 after scoring a record 39 goals for the youth team in the 96/97 season. England U/18 international. Scored twice after coming on as a sub to earn UEFA Cup first round victory over Stromgodset in September 1998. Promising forward for England. Won a call-up to the England full international squad for a friendly against Holland in early 2002 scoring a goal in a 1-1 draw on his international debut. This good form led to his inclusion in the 2002 World Cup squad.

 

LAST UPDATED: 1 August 2002

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