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The manager entered his team into the InterToto Cup last July and ensured they would face a formidable fixture list, which he now admits has left them tired.
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He then raised expectations about Champions League qualification by gambling everything on finishing in the top four of the Premier League including, when he fielded a weakened team in the knockout stages, Villa's genuine shot at UEFA Cup glory.So when unrealistic supporters cheer the substitution of a young player who will inevitably suffer fluctuations of form in such a long season it is not just their actions he should be questioning.
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