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Andreas Weimann

33-Year-Old Forward     Aston Villa  Premier

Birthdate:  August 5, 1981    Birthplace:  Vienna, Austria    Nationality:  Austria    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  168 lbs    

November 2, 2014    Andreas Weimann News

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Weimann (calf) scored Aston Villa's lone goal during their 2-1 loss to the Spurs on Sunday.

Weimann had a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's match but was obviously given the approval to play. This was his third goal of the season and he may ultimately benefit the most from Christian Benteke's three-game suspension that was implemented Sunday. With Benteke's absence, Weimann will likely see more goal-scoring opportunities over Villa's next three matches.

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Andreas Weimann: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

October 30, 2014

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Weimann (calf) will face a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's match against the Spurs.

Weimann had to be taken out of last week's match against QPR as he was dealing with a noticeable limp. Although, manager Paul Lambert seems to think Weimann will be able to play Sunday which is certainly a positive sign.

September 26, 2014

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Weimann (illness) has overcome his ordeal with a stomach bug and will likely be available for Saturday's matchup against Chelsea, the International Business Times reports.

Weimann seems to be back at full strength and poised to start up front for the Villans. However, fellow forward Christian Benteke (Achilles) may be returning to the pitch as early as Oct. 4 against Manchester City and Weimann seems to be the likely odd man out. Despite his possible move to the bench in the coming weeks, the 33-year-old will still play a significant role in relief going forward this season.

September 20, 2014

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Weimann came down with the stomach flu during halftime of Saturday's match with Arsenal.

The Villans had many players fall prey to the stomach bug Saturday and Weimann was one of the unfortunate ones. With an upcoming match against Chelsea, the entire squad will try get healthy over the course of the next week.

September 4, 2014

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Weimann has vowed to earn a a place back in Austria's squad after being left out of the team for their Euro 2016 qualifying match against Sweden, reports the Daily Mail.

This is the first time in two years that Weimann has not been named to the team. Austria coach Marcel Koller selected Rubin Okotie instead.

August 19, 2014

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Weimann was able to score the lone goal for Aston Villa during their opening week win against Stoke City on Saturday.

With injuries to Libor Kozak (leg) and Christian Benteke (Achilles), Weimann will play alongside Gabriel Agbonlahor up front. This duo possesses the best opportunity to score for the Villans until Kozak and Benteke return to the pitch.

August 8, 2014

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Weimann has recorded one goal and one assist over the stretch of five friendlies this preseason.

Weimann seems like a viable candidate to start up front with Gabriel Agbonlahor this season since Libor Kozak (leg) and Christian Benteke (Achilles) won't be available until mid-October. However, he might have to split time on the pitch with veteran Darren Bent.

March 30, 2014

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Weimann returned from a bout of dead leg to start and play all 90 minutes of Aston Villa's 1-4 loss to Manchester United on Saturday.

Weimann took only one shot in the match and extended his goalless streak to eight Premier League contests. While he does have three goals and four assists in 30 appearances this season, they are far too inconsistent to rely on in most fantasy leagues.