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By ESPN Staff
Oct 5, 2009

Dunne did not celebrate because of "respect"

Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne chose not to celebrate his goal against Manchester City because he thought it would be disrespectful to do so.

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The Republic of Ireland defender told ESPN's Rebecca Lowe: "I don't have a celebration - when I score it's usually a surprise. I really enjoyed my time at City and I really respect the club and the fans and [not celebrating] seemed the right thing to do.

City boss Mark Hughes sensed an air of inevitability about Dunne's goal. "That was the story that was always going to be written," he told ESPN. "We're pleased 'Dunny' has come to another club and he's doing well. We'd have preferred he hadn't scored against us."

Villa manager Martin O'Neill also felt his side's showing warranted three points. "Over the course of the game I'm disappointed with the result, but not with the performance," O'Neill said. "The team were absolutely fantastic. We haven't played better. We pressed, we got the goal we deserved, but they're a very, very good team and you're not going to outplay them for the whole game.


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