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Cahill: Revenge was sweet

Bolton defender Gary Cahill revealed that he was delighted to finally show his former club Aston Villa that they were wrong to let him go.

Cahill, who scored a brace in Bolton's 3-2 win at the Reebok on Saturday, was sold by former Villa boss Martin O'Neill for £5 milliion in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength at Bolton.

The defender said he was relieved to finally put in a good shift against his old team, having admitted that he had not been at his best in previous games against The Villans.

"I was keen to prove a point because the last few times I've played against them I've had absolute stinkers. So the tide had to turn for me," said Cahill. "In the away game last season we lost 5-1 and it was probably my worst performance as a professional. To do it at Villa Park was a big blow.

"So I really did feel I had something to prove. When you get a little knockback in your career, it gives you something to strive for. In the back of your mind you're always thinking 'I'll show you'.

"I know now that me leaving was the best thing. Martin O'Neill let me go and he obviously felt that was the right thing at the time. But you go on and want to prove people wrong."

Saturday's victory saw Bolton retain seventh spot in the Premier League as they push for a European place, while an FA Cup quarter-final clash with Birmingham awaits at the weekend.

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