Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

The Villa Times - 27/02/2006

The Villa Times - 27/02/2006

Unoial Villa News...



Great article by a Charlton fan lambasting the rubbish that David O'Leary comes out with about us being a 'small' club. Link: Click Here Oh, and it has a good Monday morning rant from me!

Our latest poll at Vital Villa is asking whether David O'Leary is 'a joke and should be sacked, 'never a villa man, should leave', 'average manager', 'ruined Leeds, will ruin Villa', or 'great manager, wrong chairman'.

Reports last week suggested that everything in 'Delaney-Land' was ticketeboo, however the Wales international defender soon put pay to those reports lambasting the club and manager for only taking up the one-year-option on his contract instead of extending his stay. 'Although it has been reported that this is good news for everyone, I can assure you that I am deeply disappointed the manager and board have not seen fit to offer me an extended deal and that it has taken this long to come to a conclusion which I felt could have been reached some time ago. It is quite clear to me that the manager does not see my long-term future at the club and he has told me that if the right offer comes in, I would be allowed to leave in the summer.' Full article:Click Here

We asked in a poll is Delaney was right to be angry. 38% said yes, 7% said yes but he is on good money so why moan, 7% said no and he is always injured and the majority said everything at Villa is just too negative.

David O'Leary has said that he is 'disappointed' with the comments by Mark Delaney and especially the fact they were made through the media.

Villa have had a Wilfred Bouma boost, which is nice! The Dutch international is back in training after missing two months with a knee injury. Shreks younger brother has been pencilled in for the reserves game v Leeds on March 7. ­

Jlloyd Samuel was again linked to Charlton in the weekend press and Delaney was linked by the News of the World to a free summer move to Blackburn.

The date for Villa's FA Cup replay against Manchester City has been confirmed as Tuesday March 14 with a kick off time of 7.45pm.

Villa will face Bolton or West Ham if they beat City at the City of Manchester Stadium or whatever they call it! That tie would take place on March 20th, but lets concentrate on not repeating the awful performance against Citeh first, especially as it is once again to be televised.

O'Leary has suggested that Villa won't be able to afford to take on a permanent deal as his budget may be only around £3million in the summer. As I suggest in the full article, if that budget is right, Villa will find themselves relegated. Full article: Click Here

Aaron Hughes has been forced to withdraw from the Northern Ireland squad for Wednesday's home friendly with Estonia and is touch and go for Saturdays home fixture against Portsmouth after picking up a calf injury v Charlton last Saturday.

Patrik Berger is looking to end an injury savaged season with a FA Cup final visit to Cardiff. I could go on and type more, but why waste your time or mine?!
Tickets for Villa's FA Cup replay at Manchester City are now on General Sale.

The under-18's beat Small Heath 4-0 this weekend with goals from Tobias Mikaelsson (2), Adam McGurk and Chris Herd.

Thought for the day: 'when monsters fight - wise men hide'

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday February 27 2006
Time: 12:36PM

Comments

0
will be good to get patrick back also Bouma and then hopefully we will get more players back and less injured i am also looking forward to Laursen next season he is pure class
was_danrenshaw
28/02/2006 19:40:00
0
will be good to get patrick back also Bouma and then hopefully we will get more players back and less injured i am also looking forward to Laursen next season he is pure class
was_danrenshaw
28/02/2006 19:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

The Decline Of Aston Villa...

A decent two page spread in The Sun today with a few quotes from me. Here was my full answer to their question...

Match Day Officials v Liverpool

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this weekend.

The Aston Villa Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Aston Villa and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Bunn - The Fans Spurred Us On

Goalkeeper and now No 1 Mark Bunn has said he feels the turning point in Villa's season was seeing the fans frustration up front and close in the FA Cup game against...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Norwich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Bunn4%
Richards1%
Okore10%
Lescott8%
Cissokho1%
Bacuna0%
Gana31%
Westwood1%
Gil7%
Agbonlahor29%
Veretout7%
Sub - Clark1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Prost wants three-way battle for title
Latest Vital Boxing News
Mystic Haye?
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions557
2.The Fear320
3.ClivetheVillan272
4.Fulford255
5.sirdennis198
6.JuanPabloAngel179
7.revdpete177
8.DeanoVilla149
9.Wurzel118
10.Silhillvilla95
Vital Football Comment